| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline this year's Preakess InfieldFest May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, organizers announced Monday morning.
In recent years, Pitbull has become one of Top 40's most consistent acts, both in the U.S. and...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:30 AM
It was not our intention, but on a recent Friday night at the quickly popular Ale House Columbia, our table of four really tested the patience of the server.
As Top 40 blared overhead, our server leaned in and asked for drink orders. She was...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The best thing the Grammys telecast attempts to do is also its most tricky feat to accomplish: the artist pair-up. For every Elton John and Eminem, there's a Stevie Wonder and the Jonas Brothers. For every Mumford & Sons and Bob Dylan, there's a record-...
| May 3, 2011
Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers.
For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Cedar Point plans to turn the Ohio theme park's Million Dollar Midway into the $6-million Luminosity nighttime spectacular complete with lights, lasers and fireworks tied to a stage performance with DJs, dancers and drummers.
PHOTOS: Luminosity nighttime...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Grammys cast aside their celebratory vibe Sunday to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, whose death over the weekend hung heavy over the 54th annual awards show.
Until Saturday, the pre-show drama had focused on Adele and how the six-time-...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:58 PM
You’ve seen concerts at the United Center and the Allstate Arena, at Metro and the Riviera Theatre. But have you ever seen a band play in a Chicago train station?
About 1,800 Chicagoans did Thursday — for free.
Maroon 5 and “Love Song&...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Most people taking a 90-minute boat tour on a 90-degree afternoon in late May would wear shorts rather than pants for the excursion. Not Diego Boneta. The star of the upcoming “Rock of Ages” film wore jeans as he sat front row on the top...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 4:56 PM
The Bears’ Jay Cutler and fiancée Kristin Cavallari took in the Cubs-White Sox game at Wrigley Field Saturday. “Hot Tub Time Machine” star John Cusack and the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald also attended the game.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Maybe you haven't been in a dance club since Madonna was in the top 10. But if you need to quicken your heart rate — and your iPod's pulse — to keep up with a New Year's resolution, pick up a few new beats-per-minute from the fitness team at...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:57 PM
There were still drunken 20-somethings. Still crowds making a ruckus. And people throwing up after one too many beers.
But this year — unlike at recent Preakness Stakes when infield crowds gained a reputation for debauchery and rowdy stunts like...