| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:23 AM
Suddenly, Fleetwood Mac seems like it might be thinking about tomorrow again.
After touring since 1998 in various incomplete incarnations and with varying levels of comfort with each other, the onetime supergroup is now back to the full lineup of its...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:22 PM
The fans roared approval after Robert Plant and his band, the Sensational Space Shifters, resurrected “Ramble On,” a signature moment from 1969 by his long-ago band, Led Zeppelin.
The applause was so loud and so sustained that it brought...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
To people involved in the process, Bears Chairman George McCaskey pursued bringing the NFL draft to Chicago in 2015 like it was the next-best thing to his team picking last in the first round — the spot reserved for a Super Bowl champion.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Jared Allen isn't kidding when he says he's a family man now.
The colorful Bears defensive end and his wife Amy took their soon-to-be-three-year-old daughter to Disney on Ice Presents Princesses and Heroes September 11 at the United Center. According to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Greatness comes to the United Center on Wednesday night. LeBron James will be in concert. He will be backed by the Miami Heat symphony.
The Heat are the reigning champions, they own a remarkable 27-game winning streak and James is the MVP, it’s...