| 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:...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:30 AM
A man who was arrested and charged for burglarizing the New Jersey home of rocker Jon Bon Jovi has been busted yet again for burglary.
According to authorities, 21-year-old Nicholas Tracy was arrested Wednesday and charged with breaking into a Toms River...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:47 AM
If you went to Jon Bon Jovi’s debut show with The Kings of Suburbia July 26 expecting to see the Bon Jovi of the ‘80s, you were probably a little disappointed. But if you showed up at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino...
| 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 12, 2012
| 5:31 AM
The 48th annual Chicago International Film Festival is underway.
175 films from 50 countries will be shown between now and October 25th.
On Thursday night, it all kicked off with a star-studded opening night at the Harris Theater. Celebrities like...
| 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...