| Jul 2, 2014
Gerald Ratner practiced law in Chicago for more than 75 years and for many decades represented the billionaire Crown family in business and real estate deals that included the sale of the Empire State Building.
A baseball player at the University of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The work may be coming from Hollywood, but the paychecks are being spent and saved in the Big Apple, argued Cynthia Lopez, the newly appointed commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, on Tuesday at the LIC Summit in Gotham.
| May 30, 2014
| 4:22 PM
I was up very early the other morning – courtesy of my early-rising dog – when I caught the last half hour or so of “Pride and Prejudice.” I love the story, and I think they did a fantastic job......
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:24 PM
It's been a little over two months since a heaving Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano rekindled their romance atop the Empire State Building in the Season 2 closer of "The Mindy Project." But will a flimsy piece of underwear threaten their rom-com when the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
With the opening Tuesday of Hershey’s Chocolate World on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors may feel as though they’ve landed on the Candy Land game board.
Hershey’s Chocolate World plans to distribute 1 million free Kisses when it opens...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Charlie Collier is a big believer in the power of circles. That's why he has a round, rather than rectangular, table in his office to facilitate meetings and brainstorming sessions. It's a subtle but significant difference when people face one another...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The Broadway actress Jessie Mueller brought the smartphone camera into focus and tapped on the photo icon.
"From Drama Desk winner to photographer," quipped Jarrod Spector, Mueller's costar in the best musical Tony nominee "Beautiful: The Carole...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan.
I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:30 AM
If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado.
For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Eitan Gorlin, producer 2001 Israeli movie "The Holy Land," has formed film production company Detente613 with backing from Peter Chernoff and Reuven Kahane.
Detente613 is developing "The Shot That No One Heard," centered on Al Qaeda's lesser-known...
| May 5, 2014
In its early years, the skyscraper was mesmerizing in the way it shifted our perspective and challenged us to re-conceptualize the world. It said: You recognize the view near the ground, now try it from the 10th floor, the 15th floor and beyond....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Thomas H. Landau
Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers
Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...