| Jan 28, 2013
Adela Cepeda stepped adroitly along her path to become one of the city's most prominent Latina businesswomen. But she walked it on her own, rather than as part of the power couple she and her husband were once well on their way to becoming.
| May 15, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The week before The Squared Circle opened in mid-March, owner and pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon — better known as Victoria during her WWE days and Tara currently with TNA wrestling — sat in a corner booth of her Lincoln Park restaurant,...
| May 16, 2013
A plain-looking bus full of ticketed passengers pulled up to an ordinary Chicago street corner on Tuesday night and a couple of Nigerian women jumped on board. One was wary of the people on the bus and sat quietly, watching. The other, younger woman...
| May 17, 2013
I've got a feeling that in some weird, alternate universe, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making a decent living playing hide-the-pea.
You know the game, don't you?
First, you put your money down. Then Mr. Misdirection places a pea under one of three cups....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:29 AM
It's difficult to tell who should be more excited NBC officially picked up “Chicago Fire” for a second season Friday: The cast and crew of the firefighter drama or the Illinois Film Office.
The good news allows the Dick Wolf-produced show to...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Do I hear a bison chortling?
Yes, it's a laugh a minute these days in Montana. The bears are slapping their grizzly knees; the bighorn sheep are high-hoofing the pronghorn antelopes; the glaciers are splitting their sides.
And my attempt to rally...
| Apr 28, 2013
The competition last week published a story about plans at Navy Pier for park operations manager Clinton Shepherd to earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records by riding the signature Ferris wheel for 48 hours.
Forty-eight hours straight?
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Editor's Note: This story from the Tribune archives was originally published in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, June 27, 1996. RedEye has reposted it to accompany our story about an episode of Investigation Discovery's "FBI: Criminal Pursuit" that...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The Brothers Q are the Brothers Popular on Navy Pier. Their high-energy, hip hop-inspired "Othello: The Remix" has been extended through June 15 in the Upstairs Theater at Chicago Shakespeare, where it has been drawing crowds new to Chicago Shakes. Read...
| Apr 5, 2013
Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles.
Buyers pay a premium for those lofty perches,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Warner Bros. announced Friday that the Navy Pier IMAX theater would be one of only 42 theaters in the US and Canada that will show a six-minute prologue of “The Dark Knight Rises” before “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Ed Korfanty is a member of the U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame, a three-time world champion in the veterans’ saber division and coach of the most decorated fencer in U.S. history.
And now he is an event.
This week’s saber World Cup meet in...