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  • Sighting: Mark Prior attends Kerry Wood's fundraiser

    Sighting: Mark Prior attends Kerry Wood's fundraiser
    The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Jeff Samardzija were on hand for Kerry Wood’s Woody’s Winter Warm-Up fundraiser Friday at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier, but it was former Cub Mark Prior who guests seemed most...
  • 'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

    'Jessie' actress Debby Ryan appearing at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
    This one’s for the kids. Debby Ryan (“Jessie,” “The Suite Life on Deck”) will perform Nov. 23 at the BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade and then take part in a Radio Disney-sponsored meet-and-greet Nov....
  • 'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago

    'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago
    If you were expecting the “Divergent” trailer to be a commercial for Chicago tourism, you’re probably going to be disappointed. The two and a half minute video released today is light on recognizable Chicago landmarks, other than the...
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Counting down 10 shows to Christmas

    The season of good will? Already? What happened to the last year? Ah, the days may spin faster, but our On the Town guide to holiday stage entertainment is as reliable as Christmas pudding. In some ways, the landscape of holiday entertainment is a...
  • Interview: 'Jessie' star Debby Ryan deliberately taking it slow

    Interview: 'Jessie' star Debby Ryan deliberately taking it slow
    You could say Debby Ryan is a late bloomer, by Disney Channel standards. Disney gave Ryan her first starring role in a TV series, “Jessie,” when she was 18, which may not sound old until you consider Miley Cyrus was 12 when she was cast in...
  • Remembering Ted Schaefer

    Remembering Ted Schaefer
    Forever cursed, that shabby little Lincolnwood Mall on Touhy. The day before Halloween, 2012: Planted ankle-deep in a heap of scattered shoes while my daughters ransacked Payless for potential costume footwear. "Hurry up and pick, girls. No one's going to...
  • Christmas Ship arrives at Navy Pier

    Christmas Ship arrives at Navy Pier
    The Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, dubbed this season's Christmas Ship, arrived this morning at Navy Pier with more than 1,200 trees for needy families, officials said. The ship arrived at the pier on time at 8:30 a.m., said Capt. Dave Truitt. The trees...
  • Navy Pier a star in newest 'Splinter Cell' game

    Navy Pier a star in newest 'Splinter Cell' game
    One of Chicago’s main tourist attractions is the setting of a major terror attack in the latest installment to the popular "Splinter Cell" video game series. Luckily for the citizens of this faux, digital Chicago, badass¬†undercover operative Sam...
  • Expo's artful opening

    Expo's artful opening
    Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, attracted more than 3,000 people to Vernissage, an opening-night preview party Sept. 19 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Attendees...
  • Stars come out for Bernie Sahlins

    Stars come out for Bernie Sahlins
    The iconoclastic movie star Bill Murray is always on the guest list for events celebrating anniversaries and the like at The Second City. But the famously unpredictable actor invariably does not show up. On Monday night, though, there was Murray on Navy...
  • $2.6 million raised does a heart good

    $2.6 million raised does a heart good
    More than 850 supporters turned out for the American Heart Association's Chicago Heart Ball at Navy Pier on April 12. The organization raised $2.6 million — making this year's event a record-breaker — to support its mission of building...