| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It's really not so bad.
Sure, the stock market is down nearly 5 percent since May 21, the day before the Federal Reserve first said it could begin pulling back its economic stimulus.
Yet taking a step back, the selloff could ultimately represent nothing...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 25, 2013
Back in 1999 — a gut-wrenching 14 years ago — a theater just north of Wrigley Field was filled on weekend nights with the nervous laughter of people on dates. "Pick-Ups and Hiccups" (a title with admirable descriptive prowess), was a hugely...
| May 17, 2013
It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood — that is, anywhere near the Blue venue when charming and chipper Miss Hiccup is performing.
From the first strains of her infectious (and omnipresent) soundtrack, before the show even properly begins,...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Not everything is new at the Orlando Fringe Festival this year. Some familiar faces will be back:
•Chase Padgett's "6 Guitars" was a Fringe phenomenon in 2010. In the one-man show, Padgett plays a variety of guitarists who sharply and...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:59 AM
La Cañada High School usually receives the highest level of accreditation. However, in the most recent accreditation review, La Cañada experienced a hiccup. Well, more than a hiccup, actually.
In 2007, La Cañada High received a six-year accreditation...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:37 PM
937 N. Damen Ave. 773-772-0889
Rating: 2.5 (out of four) Take it or leave it
The backstory: When I'm dining out, I try to enter each restaurant with an open mind. But when it came to Briciola, a new BYOB Italian trattoria in Ukrainian Village,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The people at Townhouse want you to have a good time. They really do.
As we walked into the new Harbor East restaurant, which opened in May, the hostess greeted us with an emphatic, "Welcome to Townhouse! I hope you have a FABULOUS time!"
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:59 PM
A soldier trying to scare another soldier out of hiccups shot his comrade in the face, killing him, authorities said Tuesday.
Both soldiers, joined by a third man, were drinking alcohol and watching football at the time of the Sunday night incident,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:32 AM
KILEEN, Tex. -- A soldier trying to scare another soldier out of hiccups shot his comrade in the face, killing him, authorities said Tuesday.
Both soldiers, joined by a third man, were drinking alcohol and watching football at the time of the Sunday...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Well, we've come to the end of the road for this season of “Top Chef.” The finale is not only a battle of the sexes, but a battle of the Texans. Sarah is a native daughter who fled to Chicago and Paul is a transplant representing his new home....