Now that we have a new mayor, we can focus on the important stuff, like Oprah’s magnificent send-off celebration at the United Center. Madonna, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Beyonce, Michael Jordan, and more stopped by to give Oprah their best. (Tribune) Mayor Emanuel ordered $75 million cut from the budget yesterday, targeting “everything from city […]
Chef Charlie Trotter stopped by “The Interview Show,” hosted by Mark Bazer, to discuss his restaurant, his appreciation for today’s diners and his (very) early days at the Ground Round.
A young DJ stumbled on a warehouse cache and reunited a barrier-breaking photographer with some 500 lost works.
Jay Mariotti says he doesn’t want to work for the “creeps” at the Chicago Tribune.
The Tribune’s David Haugh tried to do the impossible Saturday. He wrote a column invoking the old-fashioned values to explain why Marcus Jordan needs to knuckle under and wear Adidas sneakers on the basketball court of the University of Central Florida. Basketball, Haugh reminds us, is a “team sport based on unselfishness and sacrifice.” Jordan […]
Laura Zinger’s documentary “Proceed and be Bold!” about activist print maker Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. headlines Tuesday’s Indie Flicks showcase at Sonotheque.
The Chicago Bulls are once again being schooled by the Detroit Pistons–with a difference.
Tex Winter first developed his triangle offense decades ago, but it went nowhere until he got the Bulls to adopt it, after Phil Jackson became head coach. It’s an unorthodox approach to offensive basketball, to be sure, but it’s not like the wishbone or the veer or the run-and-shoot in football–grand schemes that dramatically alter […]