| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Northwest Side native Justina Machado has the kind of gut-busting, boisterous, vibrant laugh that's infectious. It comes straight from her diaphragm, each open-mouthed “Ha!” articulated like an opera singer performing a climactic aria. It isn'...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Back in 2011, one night after PJ Morton watched his future Young Money record label boss and rap megastar Lil Wayne perform at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich., the soul-pop singer returned to the venue to perform pop hits such as "Moves...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:45 AM
George Clooney and Stacy Keibler are a couple no more, or are simply on the rocks, depending on which source you put more stock in Monday morning.
According to People and Britain's Sunday People, the two have called it quits after about two years of...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Planning to have a bit too much fun in Las Vegas to drive? Starting Wednesday, Greyhound is launching direct bus service between Los Angeles and Sin City.
Hard partiers, commuters and others who want to avoid car or plane travel can choose between...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 2:32 PM
You know the economy is sluggish when fewer people show up for a cherished Sunday ritual. Yes, attendance is down at pro football games.
Despite the National Football League’s enormous popularity, attendance has slipped 4.5% in the last five years,...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Cheesy Garlic Bread potato chips beat out Sriracha and Chicken and Waffles varieties to become Lay's next chip flavor.
A chip contest from Frito-Lay that drew 3.8 million submissions resulted in the three new flavors.
Karen Weber-Mendham of Land O'...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:22 AM
When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began.
American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Breastaurants begone: Female diners are carving out their own space in the restaurant industry, with actress Eva Longoria’s women-focused steakhouse SHe the latest entry.
The “Desperate Housewives” star is closing her restaurant Beso...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's not just the usual suspects — Rita Ora, Megan Hilty, Christina Aguilera — rocking platinum hair. This year we've seen a blond Beyoncé on those Pepsi billboards around town and even perennial brunet Anne Hathaway wearing an icy hue....
| May 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Miranda Kerr had a double wardrobe malfunction during a photo shoot at the beach.
The former Victoria's Secret "Angel" model and founder of Kora Cosmetics was in Miami on May 15 shooting an ad campaign for her skincare line — not lingerie —...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Three Things on the Miami Dolphins' wildly successful, remarkably easy 30-9 win over the New York Jets:
Thing 1: Monday I posted a blog looking at the Dolphins' special teams under Darren Rizzi and suggesting that could be the difference in this...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Three Things on this Miami Dolphins-New York Jets overtime madness:
Thing 1: Can't blame Joe Philbin for calling the timeout just before Nick Folk's first attempt at the game-winning field goal.
That's what you do in that situation.
It's just horrible...