| Jul 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Bill Murray strikes a pose in the Captain Morgan Club. (Photo courtesy of Captain Morgan Club / July 1, 2010) Bill Murray stopped by the Captain Morgan Club on Thursday while at Wrigley Field for the Cubs-Reds game. The Wilmette native stood next to the...
| Jul 11, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Michael Bay photographed in his office's waiting room at Bay Films. (Ricardo DeAratanha, Los Angeles Times / May 12, 2009) Director Michael Bay had a late sushi dinner with two other people at Japonais on Saturday -- apparently he's been there many...
| Jul 17, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz, center, points as he talks to Matt Forte, left,during NFL football minicamp in Lake Forest, Ill. (Nam Y. Huh, AP / Wednesday, June 23, 2010). The Bears' Matt Forte, the Philadelphia 76'ers Andre Iguodala and the...
| May 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Vin Scully spoke Tuesday about Ernie Harwell, the legendary Detroit Tigers broadcaster who died of cancer at the age of 92. The Dodgers broadcaster called Harwell, "a Georgia boy with a twinkle in his voice." What Scully most remembers, he......
| Jun 9, 2010
| 8:56 PM
It wasn't until decades later, after his son Brett won it all, that Bobby Hull finally got to drink out of a Stanley Cup.
At a golf event, not after a clincher. And his shoulders were so bad he couldn't lift it.
So as the Chicago Blackhawks closed in on...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 2:23 AM
Why is Michelle Monaghan not yet a household name in Hollywood?
The Iowa native, who nearly completed a journalism degree at Columbia College in the late ‘90s before heading to New York and focusing on modeling, has had standout parts in films such...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Is prime steak really that much better than choice? What's the difference between dry-aged steak and wet-aged? And what does a bison steak taste like?
You can answer these and other questions yourself at the Steak 101 dinner taking place at 6:30 p.m.,...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 9:49 AM
"The Last Good War: The Faces and Voices of World War II" (Hardcover)
Thomas Sanders (Photographer), Hampton Sides (Introduction), Veronica Kavass (Contributor)
Welcome Books, 224 pages
"My most memorable night started when I got shot at five o'clock...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Pacers forward Danny Granger created bulletin-board material when he said before the playoffs that stopping Derrick Rose would make the Bulls beatable. Granger stood by that bold statement before Tuesday's game.
"Definitely, I still feel that way,"...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 5:20 PM
Devo - Whip It
John Mellencamp - Cherry Bomb
7) Jarrett's Mixtape
a. You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone by 13th Floor Elevators
b. This Will Be Our Year by The Zombies
c. Rocks Off by The Rolling Stones
d. When I Paint My...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 7:01 PM
The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers questions about home runs surrendered by Mark Buehrle to punch-and-Judy hitters, the White Sox's roster once Mark Teahen returns and the White Sox's 2011 interleague opponents.
Are we ever going to get rid of Ken...
| Aug 20, 2010
Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland.
1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...