| May 6, 2010
Blogging moms and nutritionists are criticizing a new formula for toddlers that comes in chocolate and vanilla flavors as an early start to obesity.
"Is it really a good idea to get our kids hooked on all things chocolate at the same time they're...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 1:20 AM
Message received: “Trust” director David Schwimmer doesn’t want to talk about “Friends.”
That became clear as I asked him by phone (after questions about his new movie, of course) what his character, Ross Gellar, is doing...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Thousands of flushed-faced runners — some glistening, others dripping with sweat — took to the downtown streets on the warmest day the Chicago area has seen this year.
The spring-like temperatures and beaming sun on Sunday drew out a...
| May 4, 2011
| 1:11 PM
Justyna Palka was always the big sister when she traveled from Germany to visit friends in Chicago.
She was the one who helped the other girls ride bicycles without training wheels. She brushed their hair before school, and taught them about make-up and...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Surveillance video shows the man walking briskly along East Illinois Street.
As he approaches a parking garage driveway east of Columbus Drive, he looks toward the street, presumably checking for cars, and continues on his way.
He likely never saw the...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:55 AM
A daring rescue operation on Lake Shore Drive saved the lives of a mother duck and her five ducklings Tuesday night.
All it took was the coordinated efforts of some Good Samaritans, police and firefighters and Chicago Streets and Sanitation.
| Sep 12, 2011
Crown Imports CEO Bill Hackett looks at a glass of beer not just as an industry executive but also as a guy who poured a lot of pints to make ends meet in college.
In an interview at his company's recently completed lobby and office bar in the Loop,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Is the grass too long and the weather too hot to mow? Are you looking out the window at all the new kids, literally, on the block?
Maybe it's time to leave your old life behind and begin an exciting new one. Short of moving to Costa Rica, there is a...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The family of a man killed last month when a taxicab struck him as he walked on a Streeterville sidewalk filed a lawsuit today against the driver and the cab company.
The cab veered across several lanes of traffic on Illinois Street and struck Hector...
| Aug 6, 2011
Steps away from the Magnificent Mile sits the Affinia Chicago, but that's not the most attractive trait of this boutique hotel. What's impressive is that the Affinia has all the hot-button amenities you would look for in a downtown hotel — a rooftop...
| Sep 23, 2011
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. Can we breathe a bit easier with Europe seeming to finally get a grip on Greece? And what’s the next roadblock that might cause the economy/stock market...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:00 AM
More than a year ago, in a small hearing room downtown, city officials could have ended the career of a Chicago cabdriver who topped the list of citizen complaints.
Zulfiqar Shah was a reckless driver prone to road rage, according to numerous citizen...