| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:37 AM
It isn't much of a secret — Chicago's North Shore is photogenic, which has led to dozens of major motion pictures, television shows and advertisements using it as a backdrop. But the one allure that set Deerfield apart may soon be removed.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:09 PM
It's the damnedest thing:
Justin Snyder, his long hair parted down the middle, his head thrown back as though communing with a higher power, the hood of his hoodie grazing the floor, his mouth working silently in time with the strains and surges of an...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The red-brick Winnetka Georgian featured in the 1990 Chris Columbus movie “Home Alone” was sold for $1.585 million, said Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, which had …...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Author Clement C. Moore was referring to St. Nicholas when he wrote of "a right jolly old elf" in his famous poem. But he just as easily could have been referencing a certain peripatetic, centuries-old Time Lord who zips freely through time and space...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:17 PM
When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries.
As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:36 PM
"The Three Stooges" is the stupidest movie of the year.
The film is probably proud to be awarded that title, which annoys me. Of course, it's a stupid movie, it's the Stooges. It would frankly be baffling if it were anything but stupid.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:10 PM
¿Test your knowledge of popular Christmas movies (636 words, US, UK, CAN)
What would the holidays be without snowflakes falling outside, a mug of hot cocoa in hand and a favorite Christmas movie on television?
Television is full of feel-good movies come...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:16 PM
December is all about the holiday specials on TV, but you'll find other interesting viewing as well.
On Dec. 7 Sundance debuts "Restless," a gripping two-night miniseries about a former WW II spy. Nat Geo Wild kicks off its annual Big Cat Week Dec. 9...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 3:10 PM
| May 5, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The red-brick Winnetka Georgian so bravely defended by Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone is being put up for sale Thursday for $2.4 million.
Homeowners John and Cynthia Abendshien, empty-nesters who purchased the home in late 1988 for $875,000,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:46 AM
The actor best known for playing Kevin McCalister's spooky, white-bearded neighbor "old man Marley" in 1990's "Home Alone" has died.
According to relatives, character actor Roberts Blossom died at the age of 87 in a Santa Monica nursing home.