| Apr 12, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Being the new kid on the block can bring an element of excitement and adventure, but for some there is also the trepidation that comes with starting over and making new friends.
Senior living communities recognize these dynamics and many have groups,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Just as the term retirement community hardly does justice to The Clare at Water Tower, the term retirement doesn't seem to fit Betty Bergstrom.
At 80 she still runs her own management consulting firm, Bergstrom Associates, working with non-profits on...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Is the grass too long and the weather too hot to mow? Are you looking out the window at all the new kids, literally, on the block?
Maybe it's time to leave your old life behind and begin an exciting new one. Short of moving to Costa Rica, there is a...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A potential superhero awaits the unleashing of his powers. Tracy Letts mourns over Moscow. A Chicago disaster is revisited. A young man misses his appointment with Goldman Sachs. Oedipus hits the streets of Los Angeles. Hats fly on the Goodman Theatre...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
You probably know close to nothing about “Underemployed” -- other than the fact that the MTV show spent the summer filming in Chicago. The brand new series doesn’t have a star like “Boss,” as many recognizable faces as...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Michael Pena wanted to sit closer to the floor-to-ceiling windows at NoMI during a recent lunch — and who wouldn't? The trendy restaurant on the seventh floor of the Park Hyatt hotel offers customers a scenic view of Michigan Avenue and the Water...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Local congressional representatives and Alderman Tunney discuss recent victories and challenges ahead in equal rights legalization....
| May 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Two people were robbed within a half hour of each other one recent morning....
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Megan Crepeau I'm late to this, since the blog seems to have been around for a while, but if you haven't seen Calumet 412 yet either, today's the day to check it out. The blogger is a collector of......
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:32 PM
After he was done performing, Jimmy Iovine takes a moment to present Scotty McCreery with a framed print of his album cover and platinum record, which means he's sold over 1 million copies....
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:20 AM
1,2,3 Fag!: Local comics Seth Dodson ("Impress These Apes" champion), John Hartman ("Baby Wants Candy") and Kellen Alexander (from iO and The Playground teams) perform an interconnected, four-scene improv set with multiple characters. The Katydids and...