| Apr 18, 2015
Nickname: With English guys, always Marty
Size: 5-8, 162
Position: Left wing
Birthday: Dec. 12, 1994 (20)
Hometown: Drummondville, Quebec
Type of phone: "I have an iPhone 5."
What type of music...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 10:10 AM
Anointed with a fresh sprinkling of pixie dust, the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical "Finding Neverland" bowed on Broadway this week after spending nearly five years — and about $20 million — in the making.
Based on the 2004 film starring...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 8:54 AM
Where's the beef? Ask Al Paul, meat manager of Sunset Foods, 825 S. Waukegan Road in Lake Forest. We caught up with Paul to chew the fat.
Q: So how long have you been meat manager?
A: I've been meat manager for 20 years but I've been in the business...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:10 PM
While mixed martial arts fighting may be having its day, boxing is still a big source of inspiration for Hollywood movies.
Recently we've had several movies about boxers: Mark Wahlberg in "The Fighter"; Hillary Swank in "Million Dollar Baby": Russell...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:30 PM
With an R-rating and a stark title like "The Gunman," there's little doubt this movie will deliver lots of brutal violence and mayhem to the target audience. Director Pierre Morel brings his action chops from "Taken" to this effort. He clearly remembers...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Maybe a movie called "The Warehouse" doesn't capture your interest--it sort of sounds like a gritty, straight-to-DVD action flick starring Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren.
In reality, it's a film set to shoot in Chicago that will focus on house...
| Jan 29, 2015
George G. "Greg" Plitt Jr., a Gilman School graduate, actor, stunt double, and a certified personal trainer who was considered the No. 1 male fitness model in the world, died Jan. 17 in Burbank, Calif., after being struck by a passenger train.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The 49th Academy Awards in 1977 ushered in a watershed year in the history of the Oscars.
That ceremony marked the first time a performer was posthumously awarded an Academy Award and a previous lead actress winner received an Oscar for original song....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:21 AM
A group of tourists who ran up the "Rocky" steps got a knockout photo at the top — a selfie with Rocky himself.
Peter Rowe said he and two friends had just finished racing up the staircase at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Saturday when they...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:31 PM
— Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time.
Both pairs of gloves from the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:28 AM
PHILADELPHIA — After residing in relative obscurity for decades, Philadelphia is finally emerging from the shadows of neighboring meccas New York City and Washington D.C. Sure, on the whole W.C. Fields would rather not be in Philadelphia —...