| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| 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...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:47 PM
A close friend of William Balfour's testified Wednesday that Balfour asked her to lie about his whereabouts just hours after prosecutors allege he killed three members of singer Jennifer Hudson's family.
Brittany Acoff-Howard, 21, was the second state...
| Apr 28, 2012
William Balfour admitted killing singer Jennifer Hudson's mother and brother to his girlfriend just hours after they were fatally shot, the woman testified Friday in what turned out to be a powerful day of testimony for the prosecution.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 5:39 AM
Jennifer Hudson is well aware of the rumors that she and fiancé David Otunga had broken up and was quick to address them Sunday during an interview with “Access Hollywood” on the American Music Awards red carpet.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Think of Skylar Grey’s performance Saturday in Paris Club’s upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, as a sign of things to come this summer.
Studio Paris — which features a retractable roof and has hosted performances by Jennifer Hudson, Cee...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:45 AM
How did the Cubs’ Kerry Wood spend the night before his team’s season opener against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field?
By decorating cupcakes.
Wood — all 6-foot-5 of him — squeezed the cream cheese frosting out of a...
| May 4, 2012
A maintenance man who grew up with singer Jennifer Hudson's family on Chicago's South Side testified Thursday that he could think of only one man who would have wanted to harm Hudson's brother: William Balfour.
Balfour, on trial on charges he killed...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:49 AM
WWE bad guy David Otunga feels left out when publications cover sightings of his fiancee, Oscar winner and fellow Chicago native Jennifer Hudson, but don’t mention that he was at the restaurant or store as well – at least that’s what...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Chicago might not have its own “Real Housewives” spinoff, but the former home of gangster Al Capone will have its own version of “Mob Wives” beginning this spring.
“Mob Wives: Chicago” — like the New York-...