| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Arachnophobic Chicagoans want to hear "flying" and "spider" in the same sentence probably as much as "ketchup" and "hot dog."
But that's the phrase that the bug-squeamish have been treated to this week, when a note posted to guests at the Hilton Chicago...
| Jul 15, 2012
Children who have a love for history, fashion, adventure, competition or who simply enjoy learning new things, might find their niche at Children's Experience Weekend.
The Pry Field Hospital at Antietam National Battlefield is hosting the two-day event...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:02 PM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:05 a.m. Where's Robin Leach when you need him? Mike McConnell learns about the unique problems that come with the lifestyles of the incredibly rich and occasionally famous.
12 - 3...
| Jul 22, 2012
Charles R. Knight
The Artist Who Saw Through Time
Abrams: $40, 180 pp.
Although his is not a household name, Charles R. Knight (1874-1953) created paintings of dinosaurs, saber-toothed cats,...
| Feb 23, 2012
It's testament to how interesting I found "Genghis Khan" that I came away from this richly detailed exhibition wanting still more. There's a lot to take in, from implements of the wars Genghis waged to build his empire to cultural artifacts.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:55 AM
5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
6:50 a.m. Time for you to drop that flat, boring slice of pizza! Lou Manfredini will introduce you to a brand new way for you...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:31 PM
William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:02 PM
It’s a ritual by now at Lollapalooza. Once again the Perry’s stage, devoted to DJ’s and electronic music artists, was a sea of pumping fists, pogoing heads and all-around madness Friday.
Germany'sZedd and London’s Nero...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Signs, signs everywhere signs. That's especially true in the Chicago, where almost 1,500 honorary signs dot the city's streets. But behind the multitude of names engraved in the brown signs are some interesting people and stories. Here are some that...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday endorsed predecessor Richard Daley’s infamous late night bulldozing of the runway at Meigs Field on the grounds the destruction of the airport opened Northerly Island to use by many more Chicagoans.
The new mayor...