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  • Q & A: Life in Burberry's trenches

    Q & A: Life in Burberry's trenches
    Life in the trenches is pretty intense in 2012 — if it's Burberry's trenches. Burberry's new five-story store in Chicago, its signature check crisscrossing the exterior, has earned instant, if unofficial, landmark status. Before that, Burberry...
  • My summer with Shia, Rosie, Tyrese and Michael Bay

    My summer with Shia, Rosie, Tyrese and Michael Bay
    What do you do if your assignment is to cover the much-anticipated two-month filming of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” in downtown Chicago – from where and what they filmed to what the cast has to say about filming here -- but access...
  • Common featured on cover of October's Michigan Avenue magazine

    Common featured on cover of October's Michigan Avenue magazine
    Like any celeb with a new book to plug, Common has been making the media rounds the last few weeks. He's been interviewed by "The Daily Show," "The Wendy Williams Show," MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and Oprah Winfrey's "O" magazine. Next week, the Chicago...
  • Blockbuster summer awaits movie-set fans

    Blockbuster summer awaits movie-set fans
    There's a good chance you will cross paths with one of the many projects filming in Chicago this summer — especially if you work or live downtown. After all, there are three major-studio movies and five (possibly six) TV series scheduled to shoot in...
  • Interview: Jordin Sparks says 'Cheese' with ease

    Interview: Jordin Sparks says 'Cheese' with ease
    While some celebrity couples remain tight-lipped about their relationships and go out of their way to not get photographed together, former "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks has been more than willing to discuss her relationship with "Whatcha Say"...
  • Jay-Z's $20K purchase raises local artist's profile

    Jay-Z's $20K purchase raises local artist's profile
    Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
  • Interview: Turns out, David Schwimmer can get down

    Interview: Turns out, David Schwimmer can get down
    David Schwimmer apparently has more dance moves than just the ones he demonstrated by the water fountain in the famous intro for NBC's "Friends." The 46-year-old actor and director told Interview magazine last year that he was a "pretty good dancer"...
  • Common: 'Hell on Wheels' role 'most fulfilling' yet

    Common: 'Hell on Wheels' role 'most fulfilling' yet
    Common said he put a significant amount of time into his role as former slave Elam Ferguson on AMC’s Wild West drama, “Hell on Wheels.” The Chicago rapper-turned-actor, however, refused to call the role difficult. “It’s the...
  • Interview: 'The Call' star David Otunga finds himself in the center of the ring

    Interview: 'The Call' star David Otunga finds himself in the center of the ring
    David Otunga had little time to order food Friday during lunchtime at Howells & Hood in the Tribune Tower — not with his hectic press tour running late and a live TV appearance up next — so the Elgin native and WWE Superstar settled for just a...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio

    Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio
    Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says. The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...
  • Interview: Call from Maroon 5 set PJ Morton's career in motion

    Interview: Call from Maroon 5 set PJ Morton's career in motion
    Back in 2011, one night after PJ Morton watched his future Young Money record label boss and rap megastar Lil Wayne perform at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich., the soul-pop singer returned to the venue to perform pop hits such as "Moves...
  • Some cabbies pile up tickets — but stay on road

    Some cabbies pile up tickets — but stay on road
    By the time Maxwell Gabriel allegedly crashed his taxi into a pedestrian, he had been stopped 22 times by police in the last 3 1/2 years. According to the citations, Gabriel had sped at twice the posted limit, blown through stop signs and caused three...