| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Newlyweds Leighton Meester (“Gossip Girl”) and Adam Brody (“The OC”) had brunch Saturday at Little Market Brasserie at the Talbott Hotel in the Gold Coast. Meester is in Chicago rehearsing with James Franco (“127 Hours”...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:16 AM
There is a certain amount of whimsy attached to Stache, the speakeasy-style nightspot having its grand opening Saturday night in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Himmarshee District, but its intentions are quite serious.
Befitting the secretiveness of...
| Sep 5, 2013
How many alternative rock lead singers go on to a successful career in stage magic? The answer is just one: Rob Zabrecky. In the '90s, Zabrecky fronted the Los Angeles band Possum Dixon, which released three albums through Interscope...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:20 PM
E-cigarettes will join regular smokes and other tobacco products as forbidden in most indoor public places in Chicago after aldermen today passed a measure backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to restrict where electronic cigarettes can be used and how they can...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Rather than take full advantage of the local cuisine during their visit to Chicago, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato opted for old reliable: The Cheesecake Factory.
The two friends had dinner Tuesday at the national chain’s Gold Coast location....
| Nov 27, 2013
Ugly sweater parties, peppermint mochas and those slightly addicting holiday tunes creeping on the radio are all pretty good indicators that it's about time you started cracking on your holiday gift list. Regardless of where you're shopping this holiday...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:48 PM
When Chicago hosts three Hollywood movie shoots (“Divergent,” “Jupiter Ascending,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction”), two A-list stars who are keeping their significant others company while they film here (Ashton...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Three juvenile girls were in court today accused of robbing and punching two 14-year-old girls on Oak Street off Michigan Avenue Tuesday evening in the Gold Coast neighborhood, authorities said.
The victims, both of Chicago, were not injured but had...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The “Top Celebrity Hangouts of 2013” list continues this week with a very familiar name to those who have been following the rankings the past few years. Whereas No. 5, Siena Tavern, is a newcomer (it opened in February), the No. 4 hot spot on...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning. Read more
• A South Side man was charged early this morning...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• Shootings early Saturday morning have left a 23-year-old man dead and four other people injured, according to police, and three others were injured by gunshots Friday night....