| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:42 AM
A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The Old Melody Ranch is what Dick Bavetta calls his place, a 460-acre spread tucked into Ocala's horse-breeding country.
"It's very peaceful for me," he said.
For 39 years as an NBA referee, Bavetta's life was a hectic blur of nerve-wracking travel,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:07 PM
As the "Hot Days, Cool Flicks" summer film series winds down to an end, filmgoers still have an opportunity to catch two of the top films screening at the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival.
Presented by the Mandel Jewish Community Center,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After being on the air for five years, you'd think creating the world of a TV show would get easier.
Not so, says "Boardwalk Empire's" head of set design Bill Groom. "In fact, this upcoming season has been one of the more challenging ones yet."
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:49 AM
Sophisticated South Florida may be a far cry from the hills of Appalachia, where generations of tax-dodging moonshiners have made the region famous for homemade hooch.
But there it was in a Wilton Manors home: a real-life still, a jug of white...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Ten years after making it to the finals of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's "Project Greenlight," Chicago filmmaker Duane Edwards has lined up his first feature film project, slated to begin shooting locally this fall.
The script, by Frederick Mensch, is...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
(Museum of New Mexico Press, $39.95)
Santa Fe, N.M., founded in 1610, is unique among cities in the United States. No other city looks like Santa Fe. Here three dominant cultures — Indian, Hispanic and Anglo — have coexisted and...
| Jul 6, 2014
In honor of Taste of Chicago, running Wednesday through Sunday, let's take a look at the city's savory restaurants and their sometimes unsavory customers. Eat it up:
1/ Charlie Trotter, the influential Chicago restaurateur who died last year, once...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:10 PM
If you had been there outside the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich on that steamy July night in 2010, wilting among the 300 rubberneckers to 21st century sporting hubris, you would have understood why they burned LeBron James' jersey and pulled down that...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The Chicago Tribune archives are your best sources for historical news related to Al Capone's era of crime in Chicago.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:37 AM
How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York.