| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
TOP TEAMS: Gloucester, Woodside, Menchville, Kecoughtan.
TOP PLAYERS: F Sarah Watson (Woodside), D Jocelyn Evans (Woodside), F Mary Williams (Gloucester), F Delaney Doyle (Gloucester), D Cierra Griffith (Gloucester), G Cheyenne Hogge (Gloucester),...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:15 PM
HAMPTON — With less than six minutes remaining and the sun setting, everyone watching the unfolding stalemate between the Kecoughtan boys and Gloucester had to have been convinced that overtime was imminent. But as so often happens in soccer, that...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:16 PM
"Dinner with the Elams"
There are family music acts and family circus acts, but the family improv act is a rarity. "Dinner with the Elams" at iO Theater in Wrigleyville seeks to rectify that, and it's a helluva idea. Three Elam siblings (Erica, Brett...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Gloucester coach Trey Sowers isn't surprised. Neither is Kecoughtan's Frank Hughes, though he never expected to be a part of it.
Going into the final day of the regular season in Peninsula District boys soccer, three teams are tied atop the standings...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:27 PM
GLOUCESTER — Leslie Coates remembers the last time Denbigh's girls soccer team made it to the Eastern Region tournament.
It was 2009. Coates was just a freshman, and senior Dani Gunderson was Denbigh's main offensive threat, registering 33 goals...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:43 PM
"The Cripple of Inishmaan"
Martin McDonagh's sardonic portraits of rural Irish village life take the happy-go-lucky and comradely eccentrics made popular in films such as "Waking Ned Devine" and put them through an acid wash, revealing all the pettiness...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Can we talk about titles for a moment? Specifically the title of Ruckus Theatre's newest show? Because I keep coming back to it, turning it over in my head, trying to make sense of both the play and its overarching themes. Devised by the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:27 AM
"Black and Blue" ***
It's no coincidence that so many of the comedies created by the Factory Theater take place in a barroom setting. This motley group of writer-performers have a keen appreciation for tavern culture and alcohol-soaked camaraderie, and...
| Sep 28, 2009
Donald G. Fisher, who launched the Gap clothing chain 40 years ago and helped build it into one of the world's leading apparel retailers, died Sunday. He was 81.
Fisher died at his home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer, the company said....
| Feb 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Editor's note: Over the next several days, Show Tracker will cover the pilots under contention for the fall season at the five broadcast networks in the following order: ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC. (Yes, it's alphabetical.) Fox's 10 comedy......
| May 12, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Fox isn't officially announcing its new shows until Monday, but sources tell us writer-producers Shawn Ryan and Greg Garcia will be back in business in the fall.Ryan ("The Shield") has created "Ride-Along," about a rogue cowboy cop and Chicago's first.......