| Feb 23, 2012
| 12:19 PM
By the end of the year, Panera will have opened two more cafes that look and feel just like any of chain’s other branches. But at the new locations, customers will be able to pay whatever they want for the food – even nothing at all.
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Jon Bon Jovi broke into the culinary world this week, opening JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, N.J., on Wednesday.
Rockers-as-restaurateurs isn't anything new, but Bon Jovi's approach is. The menu lists no prices, just "suggested donations" to cover the...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 7:57 AM
We recently discussed Jon Bon Jovi's newly opened Soul Kitchen, a restaurant where patrons pay what they can or pay for their meal by volunteering.
No plans to visit Jersey anytime soon? No problem.
Chicago has its own version of this dining model:...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:36 AM
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City issued speed camera ticket to motionless car: The Baltimore City speed camera ticket alleged...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The deaths of disco legends Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees and Donna Summer brought out the best of society on social media. Just kidding—Twitter users even managed to rewrite history by declaring that Donna Summer sang “I Will Survive.”...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:38 PM
It’s going to be tough for the Chicago International Film Festival to top this year’s opening night. The 48th annual festival kicked off Thursday with a screening of “Stand Up Guys” at the Harris Theater and appearances on the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:26 AM
We're about half done with the battle rounds on NBC's "The Voice," and coaches have been making some tough decisions in whittling down their teams. But for every few cuts they make, an addition happens with a steal.
Interesting thing to note: After...
| Oct 21, 2012
For the 48th Chicago International Film Festival's opening night Oct. 11, attendees were treated to a star-filled red carpet at the Harris Theater that included Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Jon Bon Jovi. Academy Award-winning producer Tom...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Onstage the ABBA love letter "Mamma Mia!"made the jukebox-musical trick look easy and enjoyable. On screen, less enjoyment, more strain — but people love their ABBA, their Meryl Streep and their Greek islands. And the movie did the trick for those...
| Jul 8, 2012
Heading to Orlando's rock 'n' roll eatery can easily throw a hungry visitor to Universal's CityWalk into theme-cuisine overload.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, Bob Marley — A Tribute to Freedom, The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., NASCAR Sports Grill...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:50 PM
With no new Bon Jovi studio album since 2009, fans of the age-defying arena-rock outfit have had to content themselves this year with "Aftermath of the Lowdown," guitarist Richie Sambora's strikingly confessional solo set.
That won't be the case for...