| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:20 PM
It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career.
Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Choreographer Lou Conte and pianist Ramsey Lewis are among Chicago arts figures who will receive the first Fifth Star Awards, to be presented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events at the Pritzker...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:04 AM
On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company.
Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:51 PM
They are an elusive breed.
Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Tribune Publishing started a new chapter as a stand-alone company on Monday, as the long-planned spinoff from Tribune Co. takes effect.
Tribune Publishing owns the Los Angeles Times, which publishes the Daily Pilot, the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Tribune Publishing starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company on Monday, as the long-planned spinoff from Tribune Co. takes effect.
Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, and its board of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:12 AM
The 7-foot-tall sculpture of two feet at Oak Street Beach this week has legs.
That is, it's expected to move to other locations around the city as long as the Art Institute of Chicago is hosting an exhibit inspired by Rene Magritte, the Belgian...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Dan Fietsam, the former top creative at Energy BBDO, is joining FCB Chicago as executive creative director, the ad agency announced Wednesday. He will start July 14 and will report to Chief Creative Officer Todd Tilford.
Fietsam replaces Jon Flannery,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Charges have been filed in the shooting death of an aspiring photographer who was gunned down about half a mile from the Rogers Park home he and his wife had just moved into.
Eric Vaughn, 31, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Americans will spend anywhere from 40 minutes to an hour watching a TV drama like "24" or "The Good Wife," but just seconds scanning any of the tens of commercials that support those shows. With that in mind, Arby's in late May released a commercial...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pond5, an online marketplace for video footage and stock media, has raised $61 million in equity financing from Accel Partners and Stripes Group.
The New York-based company's collection of more than 15 million media assets, including 2.7 million royalty-...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Paul Humpal was enjoying a beer with his daughter and her husband on the porch of his Wisconsin home on the Fourth of July weekend. His son-in-law, 28, was listening to a Jefferson Airplane song from the ‘60s on his cell phone
“I looked at...