| Jun 20, 2013
The Stanley Cup Final heads for a crucial Game 5 at the United Center on Saturday. Here are some pregame and game-time dining options near the UC, for those with and without tickets.
Twisted Spoke. If you want to ditch the sports-bar crowd, try this...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Katy Perry wasn’t sure what to do in Chicago with her free time other than museums. She asked for suggestions backstage at the sold-out United Center as the crowd waited anxiously for the “Firework” singer to take the stage.
| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz said last week the team plans to build a two-rink practice facility on or near United Center land somewhere in Ald. Walter Burnett Jr.'s fast-growing Near West Side ward.
Wirtz wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel's assistance...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:38 AM
Stevie Wonder called Chicago “my second home” as he strolled onstage Friday at the United Center, arm-in-arm with singer India.Arie.
The 64-year-old Motown veteran wasn’t just paying lip-service to his Midwestern neighbor. He...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The most famous Scott Darling, based on a Google search, is a photographer from California whose work displays, according to his website, "an energizing sense of drama."
The other Scott Darling, a Chicago kid who starred in net for the Blackhawks on...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The Blackhawks ended their two-game losing streak with a crisp 2-1 victory over the Senators on Sunday night at the United Center. Jonathan Toews scored on a wraparound and Brent Seabrook beat Ottawa's Craig Anderson on a slap shot from just...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:27 PM
The Blackhawks lost 1-0 to the Jets on Sunday night, falling for the fifth time in their last seven games. It was their second straight 1-0 loss at the United Center. Former Hawks forward Michael Frolik scored 20 seconds into the game, getting...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jenna Ushkowitz (“Glee”) had to share the spotlight with a famous French bulldog when she appeared Saturday at Paradise 4 Paws in Schiller Park.
The event was billed as Manny and Friends Halloween Costume Paw-ty and included an appearance by...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:18 PM
It’s a new season, but Patrick Kane’s post-home game routine doesn’t seem to have changed.
The Blackhawks’ star dined Saturday at Chicago Cut (as he is known to do after home games) following his team’s win against the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Redmoon Theater's attempt to celebrate the Great Chicago Fire on the Chicago River Saturday fizzled when the houses it had built on boats wouldn't light. No floating inferno. No spectacle. Tens of thousands scuffling away, let down.
We turned our...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer didn’t follow hockey closely until they began filming NBC’s “Chicago Fire” in Chicago in 2012. Now the two actors are Blackhawks fans, attending games on occasion and hanging out with the players....