| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park.
"We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Help!! I'm going to Italy for 10 days in early November and have no idea what to pack! I obviously want to look fashionable while staying comfortable and warm enough. I'll be in Rome, Tuscany, Venice and Florence. Any suggestions?...
| Sep 19, 2014
CrossFit gets almost as much hate as Nickelback, and neither appear to be going anywhere.
I've had my own criticisms and shared #CrossFail videos on social media. I prefer solo exercise to a class environment and have a couple of bulging lumbar discs to...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Football players sometimes get creative with their ankle tape. Instead of wrapping their feet before a game, they ask a trainer to loop white or brightly colored tape around the outside of the shoe in a way that obscures the shoe company's logo.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It pays to tweet.
Get a $10 statement credit on a $50 purchase at Loew's from American Express via Twitter.
Sync your AMEX card if you haven't already and then tweet using #AmexLowes. You'll get a message back that the offer has been added to your...
| Jun 26, 2013
Even if you grimace at defaced buildings bordering train tracks and highways, you might approve — even applaud — Reebok's project with 13 pre-eminent graffiti artists.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the iconic Reebok Classic Leather...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:47 AM
The most valuable thing to be discovered in the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, celebrating its first anniversary this weekend, is a rare and elusive quarry: serendipity.
While the most prominent of the nine murals that make up the series so far can...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Rick Ross built his career rapping about his exploits as an above-the-law drug kingpin, a front he kept up even after it was famously revealed that in a previous life the Miami MC had once worked as a Dade County corrections officer.
The news might...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Wok on the Wild Side: Fort Lauderdale's Dapur Asian Tapas and Lounge (1620 N. Federal Highway) will be the setting for this Asian-themed mixer. The event, hosted by the Friends of MODS (Museum and Discovery and Science) auxiliary group, will...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is no longer just a famous McDonald's customer.
Months after stopping at a McDonald's drive-thru window in Aberdeen for his first meal after signing a $120.6 million contract with the Ravens, Flacco is about to star in a...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Corporations are quick to recruit rappers to sell their soft drinks, shoes and smartphones — but the moment there's a whiff of controversy, they are just as quick to cut them loose.
The latest example is PepsiCo and Lil Wayne. Last week, the...