No news is good news for the pre-game performances of “The Star Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful.” In recent years, Alicia Keys stirred up purists by stretching the national anthem to 2:40 in 2013, and Christina Aguilera showed off her multi-octave range but...
Super Bowl Sunday and restaurant week at the same time? Well @#*! you, New Year's resolutions!
More than 200 restaurants offer dining deals for 2015 Chicago Restaurant Week, running Jan. 30 through Feb. 12
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Two players throughout the 89-year history of the Blackhawks have made such indelible marks on the franchise that they have been immortalized with statues outside the United Center.
Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was fleeing for his life when he allegedly ran over two people – killing one of them – in Compton on Thursday afternoon, his attorney James Blatt says.
The coffeehouse is the international hub of hipsterdom. When one quietly opens up in a working-class neighborhood, residents know what’s coming: the dreaded G-word. It’s no surprise, then, that a recent storm swirling around gentrification has centered on a coffee shop in Pilsen,...
Pretty soon, fans are going to start paying more attention to the Super Bowl commercials and entertainment than the actual game.
Saturday Night Live wasted no time weighing in on the biggest topics heading into the Super Bowl.
PHOENIX — Quick. What former Bears player is preparing for his third consecutive Super Bowl?
A major weekend snowstorm threatened to deflate Chicagoans’ Super Bowl plans.
Political leaders, Hall of Fame ballplayers and dozens of ordinary Chicagoans bade a poignant but uplifting farewell Saturday to Ernie Banks, the Chicago Cubs shortstop whose otherworldly athleticism, unflagging optimism and inexhaustible goodwill made him an ambassador for his team and his...
Gov. Bruce Rauner defended paying his top staff members significantly more than his predecessor, explaining Friday that he will pay what is necessary for talent.
The largest single snowfall of the winter season is expected to hit Chicago this weekend.
Vicente Mundo was last seen when he left a friend’s Champaign apartment Sunday evening to meet friends at his apartment for dinner and a movie.
An off-duty Chicago police officer working security at a South Side school targeted a lesbian student because she was wearing "boy" clothes, then beat her, wrestled her to the ground and kicked out her brother’s teeth when he came to her aid, according to a federal lawsuit.
A few years ago, on a TV show that you likely never watch and probably never heard of but eventually might appreciate, Bob Odenkirk crafted a brief and remarkable performance. In fact, until Odenkirk joined AMC's acclaimed "Breaking Bad" in 2009 as the smarmy underworld lawyer Saul Goodman,...