| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Mark your calendar: January 1, 2020.
As this future year unfolds, the gap between how much cocoa the world wants to consume and how much it can produce will swell to 1 million metric tons, according to Mars Inc. and Barry Callebaut, the world's...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Winter is Chicago's darkest season, but the city has an antidote, turning up the wattage with thousands of festive lights decorating the city.
The Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights tour offers a way to see a number of the dazzling displays while...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Reese's peanut butter cup fans may have jumped for joy when Hershey's decided to make the beloved chocolate candy cups as a spread, in a jar.
"Reese's spreads? I bet when you open the jar angels sing and butterflies fly out 'Ahhhhhhh'," wrote Jax...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Reese's lovers, rejoice! The Hershey Company has announced the launch of Reese's Spreads, a combination of chocolate and peanut butter flavors in spreadable form. Based on the iconic Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, Hershey says the spreads can be enjoyed on...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Boy George on stage with Culture Club? China Chow dressed as a Hershey's chocolate bar? Salma Hayek holding forth on Quentin Tarantino's foot fetish? Those are just a few of the details from the fourth annual LACMA Art + Film Gala that took place Nov. 1...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:04 PM
What better way to celebrate a state championship than a stop at Hershey's Chocolate World?
Wilson Area High School sophomore Tyra Ott, after winning the PIAA Class 2A tennis title on Saturday at the Hershey Racquet Club, hit the town with her parents....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three trips to the store and $600 later, Balboa Island resident Peggy Rich has finally stockpiled her Halloween candy supply.
Plastic containers in Rich's living room are brimming with 2,900 packages of candy corn, fun dip and sugary bracelets. It's 200...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Fall is a great time of the year for family outings, from pumpkin picking to corn maze exploring and non-scary Halloween fun.
1. Grim's Fall Festival and Corn Maze: A cornucopia of outdoor events includes pick your own pumpkin, apple picking, barnyard...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:04 PM
1. HmfO (Hall and Oates Tribute): With opening act Lovetester. Halloween party night. Dress as your favorite '80s character. 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets: $10-$15, adv.; $18-$20, door. Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I don't know why, but people love dressing up their dogs as monkeys," says Alice Lerman, owner of Barker and Meowsky: A Paw Firm (http://www.barkerandmeowsky.com), in Chicago. She says monkey costumes are always big sellers at Halloween -- and this...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Come next Friday, millions of kids will have sorted through their booty from gallivanting about on Allhallows Eve.
There'll be fun-size Snickers, Milky Ways and 3 Musketeers. There'll be Smarties, Junior Mints, Dots and dozens more brands of candy....