| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:14 PM
New York Atty. Gen. Eric T. Schneiderman is launching an investigation into price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy after receiving hundreds of recent complaints from consumers paying exorbitant amounts for gasoline, food, batteries and other...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:52 PM
A Chicago police officer fired on a car fleeing a Gold Coast retail store this evening, after the driver of the vehicle tried to run him down when the officer tried to stop four people with their arms full of stolen clothing, officials said.
No one is...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 3:10 PM
A man accused of trying to kill a Chicago police officer after a Gold Coast shoplifting was denied bail today.
Police say Michael D. Holmes, 20, was part of a group that stole clothes from American Apparel, 46 E. Walton St., in the Gold Coast...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:20 PM
"I see people out front," observes the sad-eyed man at the Second City e.t.c., "just crying."
And the locale of this carefully observed locus of human misery? A closed Chicago school? A funeral home? City Hall?
Nope — Aldi.
Crying at what? The...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In South Florida, we're not used to frigid temperatures, but one thing we know well is how to throw a party. Dubbed "the hottest winter in the world," the Winter Party Festival, a popular gay event that raises money for the National Gay and Lesbian Task...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Don't be intimidated by the bikini-clad posterior in the poster in the window of Pop Physique, a new fitness studio in downtown Baltimore. You don't need to wear American Apparel-esque leotards and hot shorts for this class — yoga pants and a tank...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on.
Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
| May 19, 2013
Given all the buzz last month around the opening of fitness guru Tracy Anderson's flagship super-studio in Brentwood — a partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is Exhibit A for Anderson's handiwork — it comes as no surprise...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors.
Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
| Jul 27, 2011
Fashion designer Alexander McQueen left money in trust to care for his dogs after his death. Vogue creative director Grace Coddington's memoir has reportedly sold for more than $1 milllion....