| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The day before facing the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs will face a notoriously long line of Sprinkles Cupcakes customers in the Gold Coast.
Briggs will take orders from customers at the upscale cupcake bakery,...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:49 AM
"E! News" host Giuliana Rancic and husband and former "Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic will light Macy's Great Tree at the Macy's on State Street November 5. The stars of Style Network's "Giuliana & Bill" are scheduled to open an Italian restaurant in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One day in 2009 Anna Wintour – editrix of “Vogue” and the last word in all things fabulous – decided that the recession was unfashionable.
Not being a shrinking violet, she set about doing something about it. After ringing up...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:36 AM
This year's Northalsted Parade will be apocalyptic this year, with a Mayan calendar theme sure to inspire some long overdone cries of YOLO throughout the parade.
It will also feature a new route. The 16th annual parade will begin at 7 p.m. at Waveland...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Reality TV star and mother of eight Kate Gosselin will run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago mini-marathon July 22 in Grant Park.
What’s your excuse for not running?
The former star of TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus 8" will take part in the 3 mile...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Jerry Springer may have abandoned Chicago three years ago, but the impresario of camera-ready interpersonal conflict will be pleased to know that his influence remains.
It's certainly there in the two Chicago-based “reality” shows airing...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Spring is showering new and returning TV series, movies and specials upon viewers. Here's a calendar of upcoming shows. As is always the case, I will update as I learn about more.
Sunday, April 1
10 a.m. | "Ultimate Spider-Man," Disney XD (series...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
For one lucky interior designer, the phrase "charity begins at home" may soon take on new significance, thanks to a contest sponsored by a local home furnishings showroom.
Design for a Difference will allow interior designers to compete for the chance...
| Mar 21, 2011
Melanie Brown, aka Mel B, is pregnant with her third baby and planning a "pain-free" birth. It'll be Scary Spice's first child with music-producer husband Stephen Belafonte....
| Apr 18, 2011
"Bachelorette" Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez capsize in a kayaking accident. "Bachelorette" Ali Fedotowsky and her beau Roberto Martinez are recovering from a kayaking accident in La Jolla, Calif. Sunday when she was knocked overboard....
| Jul 7, 2011
Marketing stylista Suzanne Kolb was named president of E! Entertainment, the Comcast Corp. cable channel that earlier this year joined the NBCUniversal constellation. Kolb, a six-year veteran of the channel, previously served as head of marketing, news...