| Oct 15, 2011
Two things prompted me to write this particular column, sharing memories of the early 1960s. One was seeing Caroline Kennedy on "The Late Show with David Letterman" talking about her new book based on the interviews her mother, Jacqueline Kennedy, gave...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:23 PM
It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale.
In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Tens of thousands of shoppers are expected to converge on the Baltimore Convention Center this week for the 32nd Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, an event that has grown to become the largest indoor antiques show in the country.
| Jan 17, 2009
Barack Obama, his wife, two daughters and mother-in-law are set to move Tuesday into a big old barn of a house that is not exactly homey.
The White House contains two floors of ceremonial, museumlike rooms topped by two floors of family quarters filled...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Here's Janell on last week's Project Runway:Previously, on “People Who Sew Together, Grow Together”: April won, Michael D was thrown under a bus, and Casanova’s grandmother was out.There’s a quiet morning of people getting ready,...
| Sep 18, 2003
Part 3 of a three-part series about Georgetown.
GEORGETOWN - Never mind that the oldest neighborhood in the nation's capital doesn't possess an instantly recognizable ZIP code, a la Beverly Hills 90210.
Instead, Georgetown's cachet stems from its...
| Feb 1, 2006
Coretta Scott King, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who marched alongside her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., in the fight for equality and carried his torch for nearly four decades after his death, died early yesterday in Mexico. She was...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Three billionaires are changing Hawaii resort development with their digital dollars:
Company: CEO of Oracle
Estimated worth: $41 billion (No. 3 on Forbes' list of 400 wealthiest Americans)...
| Nov 1, 2012
Letitia Baldrige, an etiquette maven who served as social secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and later wrote books and a syndicated column advising readers on good manners in contemporary America, has died. She was 86.
Baldrige died Monday at...
| Dec 9, 2012
Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted articles of impeachment against President Nixon and was a strong supporter of civil rights in a congressional career that spanned four decades. But the Texas politician was perhaps best known for his...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:16 PM
The first two words of our name describe us accurately; the third one — we're hopeful.
We are located in Orland Park and Mokena. Our club has been meeting for six years in the homes of members and local restaurants.
We don't have a lot of rules...
| Dec 30, 2012
Body by Beckham
Women weren't the only ones baring skin in ads this year. Fast fashion giant H&M debuted its first Super Bowl ad for the David Beckham Bodywear collection, starring the soccer star in his skivvies. During the London Summer Olympics,...