| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
There will be plenty of cars and beer being hawked in the Super Bowl but fewer Hollywood movies.
Fox, which has the rights to this season's NFL championship, said it has sold all the commercial inventory for the game. Although Fox won't say how much...
| Oct 8, 2013
A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro.
They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
| Jul 18, 2013
Monorail car moves forward to cut ribbon during ceremony dedicating the new Busch Gardens in Van Nuys....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:38 AM
In this new era of craft beer mania, where people will wait for hours to buy a single bottle, among the most frenzy-inciting brews is Goose Island's line of Bourbon County Stouts.
Such devotion has made something of a celebrity of John Laffler, one of...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Three months after being acquired by Anheuser-Busch, Goose Island Beer Co. said today that its massively popular 312 Urban Wheat Ale will soon be brewed in an AB facility in upstate New York.
Brewing a beer named for Chicago in Baldwinsville, N.Y. -- 700...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:27 AM
John Hall, who founded Goose Island Beer Company as a small brewpub in 1988 and sold it to Anheuser-Busch as one of the nation’s major craft brands last year, is leaving his post as chief executive officer, the company announced today.
On Jan. 1,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The brew pub that arguably started it all in Chicago — or can at least lay claim to being the granddaddy of the city's current generation of breweries — has a new hand at the helm.
This month, Nick Barron, 28, formerly the head brewer at...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:54 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — In the eight years the LPGA has played at Kingsmill, the champion has always been a major winner.
Paula Creamer and Jiyai Shin, who will resume their playoff on Monday after darkness halted it after eight holes on Sunday, both have...
| May 2, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG — The LPGA has never seen a playoff like last year's at Kingsmill, and for spectators, the format was perfect. As Jiyai Shin and Paula Creamer dueled time after time after time on the River Course's 18th hole, fans lining the fairway or...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:59 AM
On Memorial Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their sacrifice and service to keep America strong and free.
Retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S. military,...
| 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...