| Apr 3, 2011
| 1:42 PM
All ballplayers have one.
Mark McGwire had "Welcome to the Jungle," Chipper Jones famously uses "Crazy Train" and Mariano Rivera still enters Yankee Stadium to Metallica's "Enter Sandman."
Entrance songs can be mellow, combative, sometimes inspiring....
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:10 PM
"For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
We'll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne."
In part two of our holiday entertainment series, we provide options for the New Year. Those planning to begin a diet Jan. 1 should pay...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Chicago, prepare for a new version of Boi's Town.
Big Boi-- one half of OutKast and one of the best rappers to come out of the South (or anywhere, for that matter)-- dropped through the Windy City for a Crown Royal Black event undisclosed to the...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:17 PM
Nothing says summertime quite like live music and craft beer with good friends under the bright sun. Music festivals are one of my favorite summer pastimes; there is just something about the welcoming outdoor setting and stimulating cultural environment...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Police are questioning a person of interest in the slaying of a man known in his Lawndale neighborhood as a gifted cook who organized block parties to raise money for school children, sources said.
Ricky Randolph, 47, and his friends planned to hold a...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:51 PM
On an afternoon in early October, I sat in a pew in an old church and took in Mass. A woman dressed all in white sang a soothing hymn, and then a priest in an intricate, green robe read from a prepared sermon; behind him, an imposing pipe organ...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:01 PM
A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...
| May 4, 2008
In February, throngs of people gathered at a $100,000 poolside party in Miami, downing Roberto Cavalli vodka, sampling food from local restaurants and dancing to a DJ blasting hip-hop and house music. Nearly 1,000 more people showed up than expected,...
| Aug 5, 2007
What's astonishing isn't what Indianapolis has become. We've finally grown accustomed to the resurgence. What's astonishing is while other Midwestern cities continue to struggle, Indianapolis has become a worthwhile destination while still being...
| Jun 3, 2009
| 8:24 AM
The Los Angeles-based quartet Black Eyed Peas is possibly the greatest bubble gum group of the Extreme Ice Fruit Explosion era.
Following in the path forged by the Monkees, the Archies and the Spice Girls, the Peas present themselves as a cast of zany...