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  • 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...
  • Eat, Pray, Love, Miami!

    Eat, Pray, Love, Miami!
    Elizabeth Gilbert spent a year traveling through Italy, India and Indonesia on a journey of self discovery. That was the basis of her 2006 bestselling memoir (and the 2010 Julia Roberts-starring movie) "Eat, Pray, Love." These days, Gilbert still...
  • For Henry Louis Gates Jr., a lifelong interest in family history in 'Finding Your Roots'

    For Henry Louis Gates Jr., a lifelong interest in family history in 'Finding Your Roots'
    Those who develop a strong interest in their forebears tend to do so later in life. But that was not the way for Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Ivy League professor, whose fascinating genealogical show "Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr." is now in...
  • Maui's Upcountry: Laid-back vibe, cool breezes and farm-to-table food

    Maui's Upcountry: Laid-back vibe, cool breezes and farm-to-table food
    Some people call Maui the world's best island. Yes, it has great beaches, but to me, it also has too many people and too much traffic. And Wailea, Kaanapali and Kapalua? Beautiful but bland. I admit I enjoy visiting those resorts as much as you do....
  • 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....