| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:19 AM
CHICAGO - I grew up in Chicago and still go there often. But since I'm visiting my family, I rarely stay in hotels.
Friends post on Facebook about their weekends at the historic Burnham or the boutique James, the bargain Days Inn or the glitzy Wit; it...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Disney this summer will truly become the happiest place on Earth for Starbucks devotees, who will no longer have to suffer caffeine withdrawal when they visit some of the mouse-eared amusement parks.
In June, the first of six Starbucks cafes will open at...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:58 AM
What do a greenhouse, a bell tower, a three-course gourmet dinner and cuddling have in common?
No, this isn't a riddle. These are the focuses of some of the projects led by students at the University of Chicago who recently won funding from the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Monster Beverage Corp. has its own take on what happened to Anais Fournier, the 14-year-old Maryland girl whose family blames her 2011 death on her consumption of Monster energy drinks.
The Fourniers sued Monster in October, alleging negligence and...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:31 AM
Robert Pitts played football at Adams High School in South Bend. Now he can see his alma mater from the front window of his new restaurant where he serves southern barbecue.
Ashley Swanson and his wife found their starter home nestled in River Park....
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Who says you have to spend big bucks on
Valentine's Day? We've got a bunch 'o ways to save -- from free desserts and greetings cards to half-priced wine -- on Thursday, Feb. 14. You'll <3 our our sweet list.
Pollo Tropical: Two can dine for $9.99...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:39 AM
The coffee gives our Tall, Dark, and Handsome Chocolate Cake the right amount of kick that separates this from just an ordinary chocolate cake. This rich and creamy dessert will have everyone fighting over who gets the last piece.
| Jan 17, 2013
Review: Little Goat
820 W. Randolph St. 312-888-3455
Rating: 3.5 (out of 4) Heating up
Stephanie Izard earned a loyal following when she brought home a "Top Chef" title in 2008. When her new restaurant Girl & the Goat opened in 2010 to rave reviews, she...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:59 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The amount of caffeine that's typically found in two cups of coffee may contribute to a man's incontinence, according to a new study.
"It's something to consider... People who are having problems with urinary incontinence...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
A peek inside some of South Florida's unique food shops.¿
Baci Gelati, 1029 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; 754-200-8834, BaciGelati.com
Hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:04 AM
It's back! Get a free tall Blonde roast coffee for you and a friend valued at $2.60 each from Starbucks via Facebook.
The chain is giving away 5,000 freebies each day through Feb. 22. If you got the freebie in January, you can't get it again.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:38 PM
DETROIT — Many people can't see past this city's abandoned buildings and overgrown lots, and that's sort of fair. A city once boasting 2 million people and an unbreakable auto industry is down to 700,000 and apocalyptic decay in every direction. The...