| Oct 30, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Stay in the loop with a look at everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Martha Marcy May Marlene
The Skin I Live In
The Son of No One
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Ghost Hunters Live!...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 12:02 AM
A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard.
The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About
• Holy Rapture passes without incident; War of the Worlds broadcasts have been hairier. In other celestial speculation, Stephen Hawking calls Heaven a myth.
• Dominique Strauss- Kahn resigns as head of IMF, leaves...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:37 AM
CHICAGO -- Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school.
And as rhetoric and accusations came from both...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:49 PM
This past weekend the Chicago White Sox held a special Star Wars day at U.S. Cellular Field. People were encouraged to come to the game dressed as their favorite character to participate in an on-field parade. The 501st Midwest Garrison, the costuming...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Talks were set to start again Wednesday morning with Chicago's school board and striking public school teachers seemingly miles apart from reaching a deal to get 350,000 children back in school.
And as rhetoric and accusations came from both sides,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Chicago Public School principals met this afternoon at Roberto Clemente High School to discuss a sticking point central to them in the ongoing strike negotiations- their autonomy to hire the teachers they choose.
The CTU is fighting principal autonomy as...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:07 PM
You've heard the saying "Don't sweat it."
In the case of 12-year-old Zach Hamm, he literally doesn't since he suffers from a rare condition that can affect one out of every 10,000 births. Zach is, also missing seven toes and nine teeth.
What he isn't...
| Oct 4, 2009
Manhood for Amateurs
The Pleasures and Regrets
of a Husband, Father, and Son
Harper: 306 pp., $25.99
Over the course of 20 years and six acclaimed novels, Michael Chabon has proved one of the most imaginative fiction writers of his...
| Sep 9, 2007
OK, so how did I end up standing at home plate in Dodger Stadium with a pitching wedge in my hand and a golf ball at my feet?
As far as I can recall, it all began months ago with me up in the stands, sipping a cold brew and letting my jock fantasies...
| Feb 20, 2009
His black cassock billowing in the breeze, candle bearer Anthony Kit steps lightly down the steps of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.
"Isn't it beautiful?" he asks, pausing briefly in the sun.
Kit, 80, is one of several longtime area residents...