| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:16 AM
Just in time for the New Year’s resolution season is “I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down” – the new weight loss book from Jennifer Hudson.
In the book, which hits stores Tuesday, Hudson explains her...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Ask on youtube and you shall receive. That’s the lesson Jason Segel superfan and Wrigleyville resident Chelsea Gill learned after she posted a video of herself asking “The Muppets” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star out...
| Jan 23, 2012
The phone rings at the Bucktown headquarters of Marbles: The Brain Store, puncturing the tapping of keyboards and the whir of the heating system.
No one picks up, though,
until a woman with curly brown hair and hazel eyes, sitting at a desk in the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:48 AM
"I Love Lucy Live On Stage" will return to the Broadway Playhouse following the run of "Potted Potter," Broadway in Chicago said on Monday. The Chicago cast will continue to feature Sirena Irwin as Lucy, Bill Mendieta, Curtis Pettyjohn and Joanna Daniels....
| Oct 25, 2012
D.B. Kaplan's. In honor of Halloween, we crack open the crypt to dig up the menu of a dearly departed restaurant. Set the WABAC machine to the early 1990s for a look at D.B. Kaplan's, a legendary Chicago delicatessen that marked the birth of Levy...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Pinkalicious: The Musical
Through August 5
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
175 E. Chestnut Street
Exclusive Mother's Day Ticket Discount: 2 tickets for the price of one! Use code MOTHER When Ordering. Valid on...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Savage Love columnist and “Savage U” host Dan Savage:
On Chicago itself functioning as an “It Gets Better” project: “I remember going to a movie with my mom and dad and siblings, Water Tower Place. There were two men in line...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For a minute there, I was wondering if there would be any fighting among the cast members of VH1’s upcoming reality show, “Mob Wives Chicago.” There were no signs of tension when I spent an afternoon observing the five women in March and...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 7:53 AM
A man slammed into and broke a glass door at a Near North Side police station in an escape attempt after shoplifting expensive jeans at Water Tower Place this week, police said.
Patrick L. Simms, 18, is charged with attempted escape from a peace officer,...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore residential real estate broker Bonnie Fleck is no stranger to luxury.
"I think it might be because my very first car was an Audi," Fleck said when asked why she chooses luxury cars instead of more utilitarian models. She also wants to give...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:25 PM
The disco balls of "Xanadu," surely the only musical in history to embrace the line "woman don't harsh my mellow," have invaded the Drury Lane, a theater once known for its crystal chandeliers. It's a rather terrifying reminder that what constitutes...