| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:31 AM
Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions.
-boo behind it, pen and ink, Art Novelty Co., New York, 1942, $25....
| Apr 26, 2011
Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to enjoy in various parts of the country.
Here are more than a dozen events –just some of what's on tap for the summer--arranged chronologically. These festivals...
| May 5, 2011
| 8:21 PM
The crime scene is thousands of miles away, but the details of the plot will soon unfold in a courtroom here when a Chicago businessman stands trial on charges he aided in the bloody terrorist attack in Mumbai, India.
Tahawwur Hussain Rana, who is...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Well-equipped, affordable cars are muscling in on the luxury market's turf.
Or is it the other way around?
Today's new-car market offers a panorama of models priced between $20,000 and $30,000 that in many respects can compete with gleaming, leather-...
| May 7, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Memphis area residents were warned on Saturday that the Mississippi River was gradually starting to "wrap its arms" around the city and rise to record levels as flooding moves south.
"It's a pretty day here, and people get a false sense of security,"...
| May 9, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Q. My daughter will turn 5 in late August. She has been attending preschool this year and will be starting kindergarten in the fall. However, she did not pass the entrance exam of the private school that my husband and I had wanted her to attend. She...
| Feb 27, 2010
| 3:56 PM
One of life's most hopeful acts is hitting the open road with a good friend, good music and a full tank of gas, knowing that in ways you can't predict you'll come home changed.
So when Emma Bee Bernstein and Nona Willis Aronowitz pulled out of Chicago in...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 8:33 PM
ORANGE — I've always found the viola to be the most mysterious and misunderstood member of the orchestra. It doesn't have front-and-center showboat status of the violin. Or the slippery slope of sound from a sliding trombone. Or the lyricism of a...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 1:47 PM
While I admit I'm not the kind of person who orders-in food, I find the results of a recent survey on the subject a little hard to swallow.
Before you peek at the list below, try taking a wild guess on Chicago's most "ordered-in" food. Did you guess...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
| Feb 7, 2010
Have you ever used anabolic steroids? Been arrested for domestic battery? Had a live-in girlfriend who was a prostitute? Been accused of falling $54,000 behind on child support? If so, you might be lieutenant governor material. Scott Lee Cohen's victory...