A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
Chicago’s kids are back on the bus to After School Matters thanks to a $25 million donation from film maker George Lucas who married a Chicago woman this summer, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The residence in the Hermosa neighborhood was home to the Disney family when Walt was born back in 1901.
William Harris Lee and Company has grown to become the world’s largest and most respected maker of fine stringed instruments.
National Geographic has pitted two of the fastest football players against cheetahs from Busch Gardens in Tampa to see who could cross the finish line first.
You could find it in cabarets and clubs in the late 1800′s until the 1950′s, part comedy, part performance art, part striptease. In the last few years, Burlesque has made a comeback.
In “Nebraska,” Bruce Dern is an old coot on a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son to claim a sweepstakes prize. Director Alexander Payne covered similar territory with Jack Nicholson in “About Schmidt.” Sadly, Bruce Dern is no Jack Nicholson.
In the annals of beloved Disney animated tales, “Frozen” is second rate all the way.
The Field Museum is digging into its century-old archive to explain to the world what the 1893 Columbian Exposition was all about.
Prine, a Chicago area native, got his start in the early-1970s at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music.
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has such a murderer’s row of talent, and it has created such a bizarrely coiffed future world, that I was willing to forgive it its ham-fisted transgressions.
This year, Celine Dion is honoring families of all different types by hosting the 15th annual A Home for the Holidays special on CBS.
The Cantankerous Critic reviews ‘The Book Thief’
Chicago is one of six American cities where Lucasfilm Ltd. is looking for young actors for the next installment of “Star Wars.”
The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles will be recorded on Jan. 27 (the day after the GRAMMYs), and will be broadcast exactly 50 years to the day, date and time of their Ed Sullivan appearance: Feb. 9 from 8-10 p.m. (EST/PST) on CBS.
John Stewart, angered by Chicago’s response to the decision to declare One World Trade Center the tallest building in the U.S. over Willis Tower, said some unsavory things about Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza.
Carole Dibo, founder of the Actor’s Training Center, suggested aspiring actors not dress up like their favorite Star Wars character: “It might actually make you look a little silly.”
Lady Antebellum will be joining forces with a slew of Broadway casts during The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS on Nov. 28.
Taylor Swift and Fall Out Boy lead this year’s pack of performers at the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which airs Dec. 10 at 10 p.m. ET on CBS.
Friends of Charlie Trotter gathered to celebrate the legendary chef’s career.
The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.
For the second time, Esquire named Scarlett Johansson the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive.’