| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Two days after helping Simeon win its fourth consecutive Class 4A state title, Jabari Parker added another accomplishment to his long list.
The 6-foot-8 Duke-bound forward was named the Morgan Wootten High School Player of the Year at an announcement...
| Nov 28, 2012
Friday, November 30th
** Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House
Whether you like your appetizers sweet, spicy, icy cold, or really hot, let the rhythm
of Chef Dan and The Appetizers excite all...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:11 PM
The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa welcomed an overflow crowd Nov. 9 for the 22nd annual Celebrity Chef Dinner benefiting Share Our Selves. Nearly 300 guests helped raise $187,000 in support of SOS Orange Aid Project, which collects food from...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House put out a call for help and ended up with a brigade of mattress movers.
"We need bodies," wrote Sandy Pagnotti, executive director of the West Lexington Street facility that provides housing to families with critically...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Ted passed on New Year’s Day after watching his Lakers with family around him. He was born in
Fayetteville, N.C. to Claude and Nell Bass. Ted loved sports. In High School, he was the Quarterback on his Steadman Rams Football team and played...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:26 PM
The Kiwanis for Fun and the Aktion Club joined in a fundraising Bowl-A-Thon on Feb. 24 at Pickwick Bowl. Funds raised will help defray costs for the Aktion Club to attend the annual convention.
Those getting the highest scoring games and receiving...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:57 PM
How do you lose a three-foot golf ball?
Tee it up on a green pedestal along North Michigan Avenue at the river -- in a row of other oversized golf balls promoting the Ryder Cup.
The ball, decorated with the Chicago skyline and bearing the signature of...
| Aug 15, 2011
It may be hard to believe after seeing him wear a chicken costume at this year's Grammys and a Darth Vader costume at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards, but Cee Lo Green — the man behind the hit revenge anthem "Forget You" — insists he's really not...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:24 AM
Following their show at the United Center Thursday, Coldplay band members Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion hit 10pin Bowling Lounge for food, drinks and, of course, bowling.
I'm told the band members requested anonymity...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:43 PM
Michael Jordan is lending his support (and signature) to the next outdoor art exhibit coming to Michigan Avenue.
The five-time NBA MVP signed a 3-foot golf ball Monday at Michael Jordan’s Steak House that will be on display in September on...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The day before facing the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs will face a notoriously long line of Sprinkles Cupcakes customers in the Gold Coast.
Briggs will take orders from customers at the upscale cupcake bakery,...