| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Rather than take a look at what is going on this weekend like I normally do in this column, I thought I would preview some of the biggest, Chicago-related celebrity events taking place this year. I’m not talking about the events we see every year...
| Jan 12, 2014
Barack Obama campaign veterans Harper Reed and Dylan Richard will launch a tech company. Don Thompson will be under pressure to improve sales at McDonald's. And with Tribune Co. spinning off its publishing assets into a separate company, its chief...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Chicago Cubs today won preliminary backing from aldermen to push back the exterior outfield walls at Wrigley Field as part of the team’s planned $300 million renovation of the iconic-but-aging ballpark.
The right field wall would be moved back...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The Chicago City Council today approved measures to give the Cubs more flexibility on scheduling night games, an advertising archway over Clark Street and permission to push back the exterior outfield walls at Wrigley Field as part of the team’s...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I know you advocate keeping pets indoors, and I'm writing to urge your readers to do so, as dangers exist that we don't even realize.
Dakota the cat came into our lives eight years ago. He was about 6 months old, with an infected toe that our vet...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Cubs owners’ request to push back the right field wall at Wrigley Field and build an arch with advertising on it over Clark Street near the iconic ballpark moved a step closer to reality Thursday.
The City Council Zoning Committee...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
He's got a seat with one of the best views in all of sports in the Wrigley Field press box, but on a Cubs game day you'll almost never find the team's communications manager Kevin Saghy in it.
"I love the view from the press box, but it can be hard to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Paul Sullivan, who covered the Chicago Cubs for many years before his new assignment to report on all our Chicago teams, was the perfect person to help give Cubs fans the scoop on his old workplace, so to speak.
“It’s a tribute to Wrigley...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Two games in Milwaukee, two Cubs starting pitchers get into it with the manager and a coach.
One pitcher is overpaid, the other wants to be. Fun. The postgame explanations, of course, were that everybody has a competitive streak and nobody likes losing,...
| Sep 16, 2013
Almost every day somebody climbs or falls onto the CTA tracks, which has led to seven deaths so far in 2013 and more than 50 fatalities in recent years, according to an analysis the transit agency is set to release Monday as part of a redoubled rail-...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Ron Rapoport decided there only was one fitting place to have a signing for his new book on Chicago sportswriters. At 5 p.m. Thursday, he will be at Billy Goat
Tavern underneath Tribune Tower, the famous newspaper haunt where the ghosts still linger....