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  • Oprah Winfrey takes $7.75 million Water Tower Place condo off the market

    Oprah Winfrey takes $7.75 million Water Tower Place condo off the market
    Oprah Winfrey has had a change of heart. After listing her massive, customized duplex condominium unit in Water Tower Place on the market for more than six months for $7.75 million, the media mogul and former talk-show queen recently took the 9,625-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Paula Deen kicks off $75 million comeback campaign

    Paula Deen kicks off $75 million comeback campaign
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Do we have to butter you up for this news? Paula Deen is back, y'all, and she loves her some Charlotte. More than 2,000 people attended Deen's show at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, including one couple who...
  • Celebrity marathoners: the pressure, the pitfalls, the payoff

     Celebrity marathoners: the pressure, the pitfalls, the payoff
    Soon after actor Anthony Edwards put out his last cigarette, he decided to run the Chicago marathon. Like most marathoners, Edwards questioned his ability. But unlike most other runners, he knew that if he could not finish, everybody would know it....
  • Double amputee honored with Young Heroes award

    Double amputee honored with Young Heroes award
    Losing his limbs due to a bacterial infection at an early age taught Pompano Beach resident Michael Stolzenberg the importance of being able to persevere when life takes an unexpected turn. So when the 14-year-old double amputee saw others in a...