| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Laurie Montplaisir knew her daughter's Catholic elementary school, Old St. Mary's, had crossed a milestone when parents at her parish began asking her what they could possibly do to get their preschool children enrolled.
Ten years ago, Montplaisir's...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Avril Lavigne and the Backstreet Boys aren’t just touring together. They’re hanging out together as well.
Lavigne opened for the Backstreet Boys Wednesday at FirstMerit Pavilion at Northerly Island and then had dinner with husband Chad...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:46 PM
The definition of graffiti depends on whom you ask.
Anything scrawled with paint pens, spray paint, markers and even shoe polish on private or city property is blight, according to Debbie DeLopez, a program manager at the city’s Graffiti Blasters....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke, a Roman Catholic who has clashed with Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George, has presided over two gay weddings this year, including a double wedding last week.
The double ceremony, held at Keith House in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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Gene Ha has worked since 1992 on comics such as “Fables,” “Action Comics,” “Justice League,” “The Shade,” and his collaboration with writer Alan Moore on “...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Get ready to welcome the stars of “Divergent” back to Chicago.
Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort are scheduled to attend the Chicago red carpet premiere of “Divergent” March 4 at Showplace Icon movie theater in the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Shailene Woodley is known for her “alternative” lifestyle, which she said is based on indigenous cultures. The aspiring herbalist — who plays the rebellious protagonist, Tris, in the post-apocalyptic film “Divergent,” which...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Shailene Woodley is known for her "alternative" lifestyle: The aspiring herbalist — who plays the rebellious protagonist, Tris, in "Divergent" — has said during interviews that she makes her own medicine and cheese and collects mountain spring...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Thousands of people use the lakefront path to walk, bike and run. While many trail users along the lakefront feel safe, crime does happen near the path.
Two-time Olympic long-distance runner and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Todd Williams knows that...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The Chicago Cubs are going deep this season – deep dish, that is.
The team has entered into a three-year agreement with Giordano's, making it the official and exclusive pizza purveyor of the Cubs and Wrigley Field.
"The opportunity to create...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Irish developer behind the Chicago Spire said it has found an investor to pay its creditors, allowing it to emerge from bankruptcy and possibly restart work on the long-stalled residential project. In papers filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Thursday,...