| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:04 AM
UPDATE: Following up on our post from last week (see below), the Chicago site for eater.com has a few more details this morning on Greg Hall's venture into cider.
Among the revelations: Virtue Cider will likely start filling glasses in early 2012,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 12:03 PM
The Talk, on Page 3 of the Tribune, prepares you for your daily conversations at the water cooler … if most offices still had water coolers, and if people still spent their time talking beside them.
In more modern parlance, The Talk is home to...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 7:46 PM
Meeting and eating a new food can be exciting. The other night at El Hidalgo, a Tex-Mex restaurant in an Elkridge shopping center, I was introduced to tlacoyos.
They were Mexican corn cakes ($7) shaped like torpedoes, stuffed with chicken and topped with...
| Feb 15, 2012
New Orleans police ended Wednesday on a good note. The department received more than $25,000 and a two-year-old Clydesdale horse during the "Horses, Hops and Cops" fundraiser at City Park. The department could use the horse for crowd control during events...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Unfortunately, no one can be told what the parrots do. You have to see them for yourself.
I drove Verdugo's wide lanes Thursday afternoon bopping along with David Lee Roth and his newly reunited Van Halen bandmates when a new sound clipped my ears. I...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Army's next-generation carbine may come out of a Highlandtown machine shop best known for making high-volume bottling equipment for major drink makers.
Adcor Industries Inc. learned this month that it was among a handful of weapons makers selected to...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Huge names in the world of business, technology and media will be in town Wednesday for Microsoft’s annual CEO Summit.
Billionaire Warren Buffet and Huffington Post chief Arianna Huffington will join CEOs from companies including Ford, Anheuser-...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:25 PM
When Wild Willy's Rock House & Sports Saloon opened in Annapolis last year, it promised to be the wildest party in town.
In the promo pictures, waitresses wore microscopic tops and jean shorts, holding on to pool cues and flashing come-hither looks....
| Nov 7, 2011
During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies.
Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
| May 31, 2012
| 3:40 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -NBC's Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, better known as 'Ron Swanon,' is spearheading a campaign to save water.
The "Grow One, Save a Million" campaign is asking men across the country to stop shaving until June 5, 2012. The...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:34 PM
LOS ANGELES -- The famous Budweiser Clydesdales will not be part of the upcoming Rose Parade for the first time in 58-years.
"We've truly enjoyed being a part of the Rose Parade and appreciate the great work on our floats over the years," Rob McCarthy,...