| Feb 16, 2011
Less than a week remains before Chicago elects a new mayor (maybe), which means we'll probably only be treated to the candidates' colorful quips for a handful of days. Sigh.
Today, we look at five of our favorite words or phrases from the mayoral...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:59 AM
GLENDALE — Fifty Glendale service members killed in battle were honored Monday during a somber and reflective Memorial Day ceremony.
The service members, who fought in either World War I, World War II, the Korean War or Vietnam War were added...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:22 AM
This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.
At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
| Nov 23, 2010
Here's a quote that recently resonated with Kanye West: "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up." Pablo Picasso said that. West found it on a poster somewhere, took a photo, and claimed it as a statement of purpose ...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 1:14 PM
A violent clash Thursday between Riker's Island correction officers and a violent inmate have sparked new criticism from the New York City Correction Officers' Benevolent Association (NYCOBA).
Around 10:45 PM Thursday, three corrections officers were...
| Dec 19, 2010
"Let's have a toast," sang Kanye West in September of this sometimes seemingly endless year, debuting a new song, "Runaway," on the MTV Video Music Awards. Over a glassy keyboard sample and an old-school breakbeat, West intoned a gentle melody. "Runaway,"...
| Jan 16, 2011
January has always been slump month when it comes to new pop music. Musicians tend to turn bearlike around this time, hibernating until conditions seem friendlier. Yet the resourceful pop lover will be anything but bored right now, with so much to reap...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run.
The Bard's most visually attractive,...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Dating someone new is tough enough without having to worry about your personal safety and a new iPhone app provides piece of mind, alerting friends and family when you get home or when you are missing in action.
The new myDate Tracker Alert app for...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 2:12 PM
When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson.
Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 8:26 PM
The remains of an Army Air Forces captain who went missing in action during World War II have been returned to his family and will receive a burial with full military honors off the coast of Newport Beach, the Department of Defense said.