| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For a minute there, I was wondering if there would be any fighting among the cast members of VH1’s upcoming reality show, “Mob Wives Chicago.” There were no signs of tension when I spent an afternoon observing the five women in March and...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Bravo's "Real Housewives" are coming to Water Tower Place mall.Countess LuAnn de Lesseps ("New York") will sign copies of her book "Class with the Countess" on August 31. Gretchen Rossi ("Orange County") will "style" guests September 1. Teresa Giudice...
| Sep 20, 2011
When you look back on pivotal life events — say, your marriage or misspent youth — you often find those memories come back through sensorial peripherals. You might remember the smell of a food served at a funeral, the tap of a kid's foot...
| Feb 21, 2011
You know veggies are good for you. You know fast-food calorie bombs lurk at every turn. But when your lunch hour's crunched, your stomach growls and you're deep into a due-right-now report for the boss, you do not have time to calculate calories, fat,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 9:59 AM
Fashion's Night Out, a two-week shopping extravaganza leading up to the finale on Sept. 8, most likely pumped up business for local retailers big and small. More than 140 stores, restaurants and hotels participated and, for finale night, there were...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:50 AM
They didn’t hit Chicago’s trendiest nightclubs nearly as often as Michael Bay did while directing “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” but the stars of the Superman reboot “Man of Steel” weren’t locking themselves up...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:57 AM
"Rock of Ages," the touring musical celebrating the rockers and headbangers of the 1980s, will sit down at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place for most of the summer, Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday. The dates for the nine-week engagement at...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Rich Melman and his team at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises had a fun take on the food-court experience when they opened "foodlife" almost 20 years ago. Now they've got another twist on the concept dubbed "foodease", reports Crain's Eddie Baeb. Get it?...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago.
Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
"Keeping up with the Kardashians" stars Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are koming to the Chicago area to meet with Kardashian Kollection kustomers.
(See what I did there?)
The famous siblings are scheduled to take part in a meet-and-greet at Sears...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Kim Kardashian’s last public appearance in the Chicago area — a highly anticipated promotional appearance at the Michael Hill Jeweller store in Water Tower Place mall in 2010 — started two hours late and lasted only 20 minutes.