| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Just in time for Listmas season, we gathered some car-loving Tribune staffers to compile their dream car wish list.
Several Tribuneers have ditched car ownership outright in favor of car-sharing services; some of us drive older model Subaru Foresters,...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:12 AM
A species of hallucinogenic mushroom has been found growing wild in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the main residence of Britain's Queen Elizabeth.
Film-makers stumbled across the red and white speckled fly agaric fungus as they shot footage in the...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Expect a lot of publicity about Time magazine’s choice of “The Ebola Fighters” as person of the year. That’s right, “person,” not “persons.” That seems odd because in 2005 Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:46 AM
British royalty meets American royalty! Prince William and wife Catherine hobnobbed with LeBron James, Beyonce and Jay Z on Monday night in the good old U.S. of A.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took in their first NBA game, a matchup between King...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, started off his first trip to Washington on Monday with a common touch: He boarded a commercial shuttle that flies hourly between New York and the nation's capital.
Of course, he was immediately spotted...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Devotees of early Romantic Italian opera must have thought they had died and gone to bel canto heaven last week, when two masterpieces of that genre, neither of them overly familiar, opened in downtown Chicago within three days of each other.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
| Dec 4, 2014
Several defense contractors in Hampton Roads have won additional work from the Defense Department in recent weeks. The following list of contract awards is based on Pentagon press releases from Oct. 30 to Dec. 1.
Ship repair: General Dynamics...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"A WOMAN should be two things: classy and fabulous," said Coco Chanel.
I have loved Judi Dench since I discovered her on British TV and then met her through my elegant friend, George Trescher, who was a devout anglophile.
She is a delightful person, not...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Pharrell Williams and Joan Collins are among the lid-loving celebrities set to be inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2015.
Now in its seventh year, the Hall of Fame was created by the Headwear Assn., a 105-year-old trade group whose stated...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Shirley Deane Cammack, a retired Kernan Hospital worker who was in the British intelligence service during the Cold War, died of cancer Nov. 19 while on vacation with her family at Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. The former Dickeyville resident was 80....