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  • Marc Silverman buys Riverwoods house

    Marc Silverman, afternoon co-host of WMVP-AM's "Waddle and Silvy," has moved from the city to the northern suburbs, paying $950,000 for a four-bedroom, 4,014-square-foot house in Riverwoods and selling his longtime condo in Ukrainian Village for $644,000....
  • Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

    Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82. In the early 1960s, he came to fame dressing Jackie Kennedy, and founded an influential New York...
  • Barbara Walters back with 'Fascinating People'

    Barbara Walters back with 'Fascinating People'
    So you heard that Barbara Walters retired? Ha. She will be back with "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014" at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. And, yes, she said last year that she was done with the franchise. But now she says she'...
  • Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

    Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82
    Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82. The news, first reported by ABC News, was confirmed with a spokesman for his wife, Annette de...
  • Christine Sneed on fact versus fiction

    Christine Sneed on fact versus fiction
    Many readers and writers remember the dust-up in January 2006 between Oprah Winfrey and author James Frey. Frey's memoir, "A Million Little Pieces," was chosen for the talk show host's book club, which all but guarantees enormous profits to an anointed...
  • The gift of reading: give it to your kids [Commentary]

    The gift of reading: give it to your kids [Commentary]
    Now that the school year has begun, we have many questions: Is the new Core Curriculum good or bad? What about "No Child Left Behind"? How many remedial courses should a college student be allowed to take? Letter grades versus pass/fail? The questions and...
  • Art Smith faces his fears in 'Top Chef Duels'

    Art Smith vs. Kevin Gillespie: Who ya got? Considering you’re reading this on a Chicago blog, I’m going to assume you’ll be #TeamArt when the two chefs face off at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Bravo’s “Top Chef Duels.” The...
  • Betty Duppenthaler: Orphaned, she made family her life

    Betty Duppenthaler: Orphaned, she made family her life
    Betty Duppenthaler believed in luck. It began when she and her twin brother, Booker, were adopted from a Jacksonville orphanage in 1928 by Bert and Charlotte Roper, one of the early citrus families in Central Florida. Betty grew up in a three-story...
  • Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies

    Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies
    Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....
  • 'Outlander' costume designer talks about importance of a wedding gown

    'Outlander' costume designer talks about importance of a wedding gown
    "Outlander" costume designer Terry Dresbach has to dress the cast in clothing from two eras -- post-World War II England and Scotland in the 1700s. The 1700s-era wedding gown she made for series star Caitriona Balfe's reluctant marriage had to do more...
  • Designer Nate Berkus, Jeremiah Brent expecting a child via surrogate

    Designer Nate Berkus, Jeremiah Brent expecting a child via surrogate
    It's two men and a baby: Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent are going to be dads. The "American Dream Builders" host and his new husband shared the news Wednesday on their Facebook pages, revealing they were expecting their first child via surrogate in...