| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Updated Nov. 30, 2012, 12:15pm CT You know it's the holiday season when the sounds of joyous carols fill the air (and sometimes those sounds start even earlier than the holiday season, with many radio stations kicking into Christmas mode the day after...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Check out the phenomenal animated graphics on the New York Times' Snow Fall, the avalanche at Tunnel Creek Also on the journalism beat, Steve Rhodes gathers and presents the best of Sun-Times advice columnist Jenny McCarthy....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:45 PM
THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Television has big plans to usher in 2013 on Monday night. Your choices on New Year's Eve include: ABC: The network marks the first New Year's Eve since Dick Clark died. “America Idol” host Ryan Seacrest will be...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Nobody does New Year's Eve like ABC. That was true in the Dick Clark era, and it will be true as the network marks the first New Year's Eve since Clark died in April. “America Idol” host Ryan Seacrest takes over for his late mentor. But first,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:57 PM
How do you lose a three-foot golf ball?
Tee it up on a green pedestal along North Michigan Avenue at the river -- in a row of other oversized golf balls promoting the Ryder Cup.
The ball, decorated with the Chicago skyline and bearing the signature of...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Before Zach Gilford and his fiancee, Kiele Sanchez, went to check out the gift suites in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, the self-deprecating “Friday Night Lights” star and Evanston native, who is currently filming Fox's “The Mob...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Comedian Chris Hardwick has clear memories of his first"Star Wars" experience back in 1977. He was 5 years old, and his mom was flying to visit relatives. He and his dad dropped her off at the airport and went straight to the theater. The film made a big,...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Ask on youtube and you shall receive. That’s the lesson Jason Segel superfan and Wrigleyville resident Chelsea Gill learned after she posted a video of herself asking “The Muppets” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star out...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Brian Urlacher and Jenny McCarthy had steak in Beverly Hills, Calif. last week. This week the rumored couple opted for Italian in Chicago.
The Bears linebacker and the former "Singled Out" co-host and Evergreen Park, Ill. native had dinner Friday at...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 5:38 AM
Movie stars, television actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes are just like you and me. They want to take their families and friends to Disneyland for a day of fun. But that's not always as easy when you're better known than...