| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The typical plastic surgery patient fights traffic and sits in a waiting room to discuss an upcoming facelift or breast augmentation with a doctor.
But one class of clientele is taking those appointments in style — by welcoming a private-duty...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
STRIKE A (YOGA) POSE
The Yoga Shop
3880 N. Milwaukee Ave. 312-509-3880
New to yoga? Not bendy enough? No worries. This unpretentious Portage Park studio prides itself on zapping the intimidation factor out of the often serious practice. Owner Jim Cogan...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Kat Dennings of "2 Broke Girls" is standing up for Lindsay Lohan in the wake of some trash-talking regarding the "Mean Girls" actress' recent guest appearance on the show.
Dennings called "complete" bull on a Wednesday story that alleged Lohan was a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:32 PM
There's a new theory floating around as to the cause of Bob Costas' eye infection that sidelined him from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: botox....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It happens every Sunday. Crowds jostle for space around the popular tables at the farmers' market to check out the hip Meyer lemons, the chic wild arugula, and the sexy red strawberries (yes, you really can get fresh strawberries in...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Beverly Hills pulled out all the stops to celebrate its 100th anniversary as a city Tuesday night, an easy feat given the abundant material created by dozens of notable composers and lyricists who have called the gilt-edged community home.
| Jan 24, 2014
In early 2012, Aline Kominsky-Crumb traded her red hair, nose ring and reputation as the cartoonist wife of controversial underground artist Robert Crumb to become a familiar archetype in Miami: a beach-blond bombshell.
As a social experiment "for art's...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Hollywood Seagull" updates Chekhov's play by turning it into a tepid soap opera set in a gated clifftop Malibu compound inhabited by a bitter ex-movie star, her family and associates. This long-aborning first feature from director Michael Guinzburg comes...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Jeanine Tesori has a lot to celebrate this holiday season.
The composer of musicals including "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and "Caroline, or Change" will follow up the popular and critical success of her latest tuner, Off Broadway's "Fun Home," with a...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:45 PM
It can take anywhere from one to two hours for the smell of clean clothes to infiltrate your senses at a laundromat.
But Elson Lai and Chris Carey were determined to do one better. They established a company that completes a laundry cycle in just 10...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:09 PM
If you thought Southern California mansions could hardly get more outlandish, consider the latest must-have feature: A moat encircling the property.
Other exclusive amenities include dental chairs, botox stations and wine "cellars" that somehow made...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:00 PM
So last week, we explained that I was getting Botoxed, or "Toxed," in a vernacular I created, and this week we will look at the results and reactions among my so-called friends.
These are people, I remind you, whom you would pay to stay away, in a...