| Dec 7, 2010
It goes without saying, though I'll say it anyway, that Charles Osgood is my favorite photographer, but it was nice to see many other great Tribune photographers gathered Tuesday in the Tower, talking about their work in a new book, "Chicago in Season."...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:29 PM
TV reporter Janet Davies, wearing a beige jacket and leopard boots, stood behind a wooden podium in a darkened room overlooking Millennium Park on October 12.
"Remember, like Chicago voting, bid and bid often," she said, encouraging an audience of...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:33 PM
After filming NBC’s “The Playboy Club” and Starz’ “Boss” in Chicago over the summer, Troy Garity misses the city.
“I’m going through total Chicago withdrawal at the moment,” Garity, who also filmed...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
| Feb 14, 2010
The New Yorker, as J.D. Salinger's recent death served to remind us, has been a crucial outlet for writers for more than 80 years. A.J. Liebling, Lillian Ross, Joseph Mitchell, Calvin Trillin -- these are just a few of the voices the magazine has...
| Jul 29, 2007
Some people might think that it's way too early to begin planning for the 2010 race for governor, when term limits will force Arnold Schwarzenegger to step down and the seat will be open for the first time...
| Aug 22, 2008
In this periodic series, the Tribune examines the nation’s enduring struggles over race.
For most of Jesse Jackson's life, his trademark declaration — "I am somebody!" — has been self-evident.
But not so much anymore. The rise of...
| Oct 31, 2008
| 4:48 PM
Louis Terkel arrived here as a child from New York City and in Chicago found not only a new name but a place that perfectly matched--in its energy, its swagger, its charms, its heart--his own personality. They made a perfect and enduring pair.
| Aug 6, 2009
| 10:07 AM
(WGN-AM)- A son of legendary newspaper columnist Mike Royko was taken into custody today for not showing up for drug counseling and failing drug tests while released on bond for a 2005 attempted bank robbery.
Robert Royko, who pleaded guilty to attempted...
| Jan 3, 2008
| 8:52 AM
Chicago's last afternoon newspaper, the brilliant and brawny Chicago Daily News, refused to go quietly. Its final edition on this day was breezily headlined "So long, Chicago."
It died at the age of 102, the last of a long line of newspapers that tried...
| Jun 20, 2010
With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities:
Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...