| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Mike Krzyzewski lives and works in the penthouse district. Has for 25 years. Final Fours, private jets, powerful connections.
But his unsurpassed record is rooted in modesty. Working-class Chicago, military service, losing seasons.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Seth Greenberg will visit family and prowl old stomping grounds. His wife will cross Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade off her bucket list. His Virginia Tech basketball players will roam the City that Never Sleeps, some for the first time.
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:49 PM
Anthony Santos used to work out at his gym in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood relatively unrecognized. Other than the gym’s Latino staff members, few ever noticed the Bronx native. That changed three years ago when ads featuring Santos —...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:26 AM
The day after Lockport native CM Punk won the WWE Championship at the Allstate Arena in mid-July, there were photos on TMZ of Punk celebrating with the title on the streets of Chicago. Not long after that, Punk was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live&...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:42 AM
Here are some of the more notable box sets of the season in rock and pop:
Beatles, “Stereo Vinyl Box Set” (Capitol, $319): The Beatles’ core 14 albums are repackaged again, this time with vinyl connoisseurs in mind. Each remastered...
| Jun 28, 2013
So what did Bernie Sahlins, who died June 16, have in common with such fellow Chicagoans as Cyrus McCormick, Ray Kroc, Gustavus Swift, George Pullman, Potter Palmer, Wallace C. Abbott and Aaron Montgomery Ward?
Not much, you may be thinking. Sahlins ran...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 1:05 PM
At one point in the touring version of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, a show that prides itself on a legacy that dates back to the 1930s, the Rosemont audience is shown archival footage of the Rockettes through the ages. You see the timelessly...
| Mar 18, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four.
Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Billy Joel will become the first artist to headline Wrigley Field twice when he performs at the historic ballpark July 18, promoters Live Nation announced Thursday.
Joel, who co-headlined Wrigley in 2009 with Elton John, is now also doing an extended...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Majical Cloudz singer Devon Welsh has a performance style that really isn't about "performance" or "style" at all. There's nothing choreographed about it. Welsh and keyboardist Matthew Otto deliver minimalist music that is all about leaving the singer...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...