| Oct 7, 2012
El Capitan Canyon, 11560 Calle Real, Santa Barbara; (805) 685-3887, http://www.elcapitancanyon.com. This 300-acre refuge, 20 miles north of Santa Barbara, is outfitted with cedar cabins and canvas safari tents. There's also a restaurant and store. From...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Marc Anthony has done plenty of favors for other charities over the years, but now it's the salsa crooner who is asking for help for his own non-profit organization. Anthony and Chicago entreprenuer Henry Cardenas are raising money for the charity they...
| 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
| 7:40 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...
| 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...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:42 AM
It was almost deja vu. Tuesday, May 22 was the annual meeting of the Roland Park Civic League. Many of the same people who spoke at the October 2008, standing-room-only meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, spoke there again: Civic League...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The Wells Street bridge over the Chicago River will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians starting Monday for a year-long reconstruction, officials said today.
CTA Brown Line and Purple Line/Evanston Express trains will still operate over the bridge,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:43 AM
It's that time of year again. Pride is in the air around the world for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally community now that June has arrived. Parades, festivals, music, parties, shirtless boys, dykes on bikes, and more rainbows than you can...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:54 AM
UPDATE: Police this morning said Juliana Homer was found and reunited with her family. No other details were released.
A 15-year-old girl with health problems visiting from California is missing in Chicago, police said today while asking for the public's...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:09 PM
City Hall is considering selling or leasing 15 historic Baltimore landmarks, including the iconic Shot Tower and stately War Memorial building, which officials believe are underused and could bring the city sorely needed cash.
The idea has excited...
| Mar 24, 2012
It is the clearest sign of the direction historic preservation may be going: Even a building called Government House, a 19th-century mansion in Baltimore's Midtown neighborhood, is now in private hands.
While some history buffs were horrified to learn...