| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
If your Duck Dynasty appetite is such that one half-hour episode a week just isn't going to cut it, Friday's season premiere of Last Man Standing will make you happy happy happy. Two members of the Robertson clan —Willie and Uncle Si — will...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Paul Williams was returning to his dorm room when a fellow student relayed a message that was radical even for the 1960s: "Hey, Williams! You got a phone call from Bob Dylan."
Not long before, it was Paul Simon who had rung Williams up on the hallway...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Today is the end of Musikfest’s 30th year, and the festival’s free stages look to go out with a bang. Today we give you five recommendations, and we highly especially recommend The Wiyos. Have a great final day at the......
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A group of influential screenwriters will converge on Chicago this weekend, including Lucy Alibar (whose script for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" was nominated for an Oscar this year) and Bob Gale (who wrote all three "Back to the Future" films).
| Sep 27, 2011
At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms.
Doctors in the...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 9:13 PM
Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 8:56 PM
Many Chicago-area hospitals that screen for and treat breast cancer cannot prove they are meeting several widely accepted quality standards, according to a first-of-its-kind study set to be released Thursday.
The Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium,...
| May 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Health care experts and some public officials are floating a radical idea as Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel prepares to take office: a full or partial merger of Chicago and Cook County's health departments.
Operating a single health department with broader...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:00 AM
The annual Bughouse Square Debates will feature a main debate on collective bargaining in the public sector and more than 15 other "soapboxers" discussing varying topics; 1-4 p.m. in Washington Square Park, across from the Newberry Library, 60...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s shakeup of the hospital board has led a member to leave.
Benn Greenspan, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, submitted his resignation Friday, citing “...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Jeanne M. Dams will discuss her newest Hilda Johansson mystery "Murder in Burnt Orange" from 2-4 p.m. at the Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St.; free.
Sophie Robinson will be the featured reader during the "Myopic Poetry Series"...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Prince Charles helped kick off the inaugural London men's fashion week with a June 14 reception at St. James' Palace...