| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:12 AM
Oscar-nominated actor Josh Brolin hung out at The Underground and Board Room in River North Saturday. Brolin is married to Diane Lane, who is filming the new "Superman" film in the West suburbs.
”The View’s” Sherri Shepherd and new...
| Aug 18, 2011
Jeremy Adams has two parties planned for his Federal Hill comics store this month. One will celebrate this weekend's annual convergence of the comics world on Charm City. The other will anticipate a risky, game-changing strategy that could determine the...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 6:49 AM
Henry Cavill -- star of "Man of Steel," the Superman reboot currently filming in the Western suburbs -- dined with two guests at Sullivan's Steakhouse in Naperville Wednesday. Co-star Kevin Costern dined at Sullivan's August 5.
Actor John Cusack and four...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:21 PM
In his initial years as president, Barack Obama was quick to blame all of our failures on George Bush. But after three years in office, he takes none of the credit/blame for our financial woes, high unemployment, low wages and our involvement —...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Not much is known about Plano, a Western suburb nearly 60 miles outside of Chicago, but that will change starting on Monday. That’s when the star-studded Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” begins what is scheduled to be a 12-day shoot on...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:45 AM
A letter to Mr. Peter Angelos:
With all due respect, I believe the time has come for you to give serious consideration to selling the Baltimore Orioles. The promises we as fans have been given to see changes for the better have never materialized. The...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:48 AM
Pop star Ke$ha received a deep tissue massage at the Dana Hotel & Spa Tuesday. The "Tik Tok" singer will perform at the Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island Wednesday.
Laurence Fishburne dined alone at Le Colonial Tuesday. Fishburne is part of the...
| Aug 28, 2011
Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 8:52 AM
This isn't a measure of character.
This is a measure of characters.
This week, we've identified and ranked the 10 biggest characters in the NBA today. Now, we're nearing the end of our list.
What, exactly, do we mean when we call someone a "character"?...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:02 PM
As in life, there’s a tempo and a rhythm to fencing. This is the sword-fighting lesson embodied by Tim Weske.
The jabs and strikes are fast — forward motion is helped by good footwork. The parries and retreats are more deliberate and...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 3:30 AM
Six Flags unveiled its 2012 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 12 North American locations.
> Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012
New Six Flags President and Chief...