| Jul 15, 2012
When Chris Colfer was just 20, he'd already been named one of GQ magazine's men of the year, having sung and acted his way into the hearts of America as Kurt, the high-pitched, openly gay brunet who is unabashedly himself on the hit TV show "Glee."...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
I know the look. For the last three decades, every year at this time, I get the look.
A friend or family member will slowly approach with a piece of wrinkled paper, a chewed-off pencil and a wistful stare. It's always someone who doesn't follow sports....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:04 PM
President Barack Hussein Obama came to Chicago last Friday to give a speech at Hyde Park Academy on the South Side, and I went to write about it.
Technically, this was my third time seeing the president speak live after making it to election night...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:09 PM
It's been six years, but Bruton's boys basketball team finally booked a return trip to the state tournament.
The Panthers locked up the elusive berth Thursday night at home with a thrilling 66-59 win over No. 7 seed Lafayette in the Region I Division...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Music and romance are centerpieces of activities this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions. Here's a roundup:
+ Universal's Mardi Gras is a doubleheader this weekend with the Steve Miller Band on Saturday and the group Boys Like Girls on Sunday....
| Mar 25, 2013
My dream of a West Regional foursome of Wichita State, La Salle, Harvard and Iowa State came only half true.
Los Angeles fell two underdogs short from hitting for the Cinderella cycle.
The disappointment abated when, in Philadelphia, the hallucination...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Captain Jack Sparrow swings down upon the gang of pirates overtaking the ship. Swords clash before he calms the rumble and they celebrate with fireworks bursting above.
Sound like a scene from the next "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick? It's actually a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:49 PM
Holtville just celebrated another awesome Rib Cook-Off. The rain and mud did little to deter the thousands who attended. The Carrot Festival kicks off Friday with the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet at the Barbara Worth Resort. It will be followed by...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:30 AM
In this week's episode of "The Real Princesses of Disneyland," Aladdin has his eye on Sleeping Beauty, Ariel calls Cinderella an old hag and Snow White is jealous of Tiana's new line of designer tiaras.
The new Fantasy Faire enchanted village opening at...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Cathy Rigby returns to Connecticut with a short four-performance run of "Peter Pan," which will play at Waterbury's Palace Theater.
Rigby has been performing the role of the boy who won;t grow up, off and on, for 23 years.
The show plays Feb. 15-17....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, whose Cinderella 2012 season ended with an invitation to pitch for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, has decided he won’t participate in the March tournament.
Gonzalez, 28, rose from being a minor league...