| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Let it never be said that the smirky, prickly and sometimes arrogant personality comedian/commentator Dennis Miller has put on public display for more than 25 years is just an act. At least not if his demeanor in a recent telephone......
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Once again, Dance Moms nation, we have ourselves an episode that had a splendid opportunity to leave viewers with something positive and lovely for a badly needed change … and blew it resoundingly. We had support for patients and families living...
| Nov 11, 2012
They called him Captain Santa.
For 25 years, he sailed fresh-cut trees from the northern tip of Lake Michigan to the southwest corner of the Clark Street bridge.
For Chicagoans, his arrival meant one thing: Christmas was just around the corner.
| Jul 28, 2013
Don't read any further if you plan to go to a movie this summer. I'm going to give away the ending to all of them. Stop reading NOW if you don't want to know. Here it comes. STOP!
Here's what will happen at the end of any movie you see with your...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:24 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra.
The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:11 PM
On Sunday, June 16, fifteen congregants from Hiss United Methodist Church packed up cars with suitcases and supplies and headed off to Tennessee. But not for a vacation. They were members of Hiss' VIM - Volunteers in Mission and their destination was...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:34 AM
LGBTs and their straight allies will have even more reason to celebrate during Chicago Gay Pride this year as the festivities are being filmed for a 52-minute documentary that will air on France’s M6—one of the top three TV networks in the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Based on its name, you might think MoonShine Tavern is strictly a place that's good for shots and not much else. And while it does deliver on the shots — its moonshine menu is a mile long — with a talented kitchen staff offering...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Erin Brockovich, made famous by Julia Roberts in the movie bearing her name, was arrested over the weekend in Nevada on suspicion of operating a boat while under the influence.
But her mug shot from the incident has quickly become the star of the show....
| Jun 11, 2013
The show: "Becoming Dr. Ruth" at Hartford's TheaterWorks
First impressions: The solo bio show by Mark St. Germain, starring Debra Jo Rupp, is much improved since I saw it at its world premiere last summer at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass.