When Arjun Seigell visited his sister in Sydney, Australia, he and his wife, Lilly Seigell, fell in love with the assortment of meat pies they found in cafes and bakeries. With his background in business
White Sox miss out on Manny Machado after free-agent slugger agrees to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the Padres: reports
The White Sox traded for Yonder Alonso, Manny Machado’s brother-in-law. They signed former Cubs outfielder Jon Jay, Machado’s close friend. But the true object of their affection reportedly is taking pass.
Low-wage workers across Illinois will ring in 2020 with a $1-per-hour raise after Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday signed a bill that sets the state’s minimum wage on a path to reach $15 per hour by 2025.
Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post portraying judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the longtime Donald Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared
Question: Which Broadway show has the highest audience demand in Chicago right now? “Hamilton” or “Dear Evan Hansen”? Answer: “Dear Evan Hansen,” the moody musical about a loving single mother and the
Former gymnast and NBA marketing executive Li Li Leung named new president of USA Gymnastics: 'This is much more than a to
In naming its fourth president and CEO in the past four years, USA Gymnastics has tapped former gymnast-turned-NBA marketing executive Li Li Leung. Leung, most recently an NBA vice president and former
Blackhawks Q&A: Will the Hawks add players at the trade deadline? Why are they last in the NHL in goals allowed?
If you had told me a month ago that the first question of the final mailbag before this season’s the trade deadline would be about whether the Blackhawks will add players, I wouldn’t have believed you.
The CTA will be adding specialty vending machines that will offer food, phone charging services and even photos starting this spring, according to a press release on Wednesday. The installation should
Former Chicago White Sox infielder Juan Uribe on Monday sold his three-bedroom, 1,887-square-foot unit on the 29th floor of the Regatta high-rise in the Near East Side neighborhood for his $885,000 asking
A man was in custody Tuesday after police arrested him following the sexual assault of a 20-year-old woman on the Far South Side. The woman was attacked by a stranger about 10:15 p.m. Monday in 11700 of
English National Ballet’s transformed 'Giselle' is crossing the pond for a timely U.S. exclusive at the Harris
Few productions at the Harris Theater have been more highly anticipated than the North American premiere of English National Ballet’s “Giselle.” Running Feb. 28-Mar. 2, the tour of this first full-length
When you type in a home's street address to obtain an online valuation from the two biggest players in the field — Zillow's Zestimate or Redfin's Estimate tools — how good is what you get? Both are used
Corey Miskell was shoveling the driveway to her Elk Grove Village home Sunday about noon when she moved her garbage can and suddenly slipped on the ice below it. As she fell, she instinctively tried to
Supreme Court won't take case of ex-Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, who challenged his indictment for misusing government funds
The Supreme Court is declining to get involved in the corruption case against former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock. The Republican resigned from Congress in 2015 amid scrutiny of his lavish spending.
Snow and ice are again threatening to accumulate in the Chicago area, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory for much of northern Illinois through Wednesday afternoon.
Renting DVDs in the age of Netflix: Glenview-based Family Video carves out strategy in rural America
On the edge of a vast national forest, in one of Pennsylvania’s most rural counties, Joe Carlton was browsing for laughs on a Friday night. The smell of buttered popcorn and candy lingered in the aisles
Updates from White Sox spring training: Yolmer Sanchez still can have ‘fun’ at second base and Nick Madrigal can be ‘awesome’
White Sox manager Rick Renteria dropped this nugget at White Sox camp Monday. Speaking about Yoan Moncada and third base, he said: “Don’t be surprised if you see him there opening day.” Moncada was reared
My worst moment: 'Pitch Perfect' star John Michael Higgins and having a 'productive' relationship with failure
A longtime actor, John Michael Higgins has branched out into something new as game show host of “America Says,” airing five days a week on the Game Show Network. A mashup of “Family Feud” and “Match Game,”
When Kelly Clarkson released “Meaning of Life,” the nostalgic pop-soul record that reinvigorated her career, she had a good feeling about it. “I felt it was going to be a big life change,” Clarkson says,
Cubs Q&A: Is Kris Bryant capable of a rebound season? What's up with the pessimistic NL Central projections?
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ Cubs questions. I think Baseball Prospectus has a broken computer. I see somewhere between 93 and 97 wins with a healthy Kris Bryant, and Yu Darvish getting
On the night before the Philadelphia Phillies' first full-squad workout of spring training, as he was still batting around in his head what his message to the assembled players would be, Gabe Kapler's
The Dodgers own a television channel that provides year-round coverage of the team, but that channel is unavailable in much of the Los Angeles market. The Angels soon could get year-round coverage too,
Late last year, Union Station’s Great Hall got a $22 million renovation of its skylight, decorative walls and ceiling. This week, it’s getting a glass squash court. What’s going on? The Professional Squash
Judge to rule today on legal challenge to President Obama's museum and library being built in a public park
A ruling that could determine the fate of plans to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago’s South Side is expected to come down Tuesday. A federal in Chicago is set to decide whether to allow lawsuit
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years,
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, whose 2016 presidential campaign grew from a left-wing insurgency to a force that reshaped the Democratic Party, announced Tuesday that he will seek its nomination for again
Sixteen passengers, including a baby, were rescued after spending four hours trapped inside a stalled SeaWorld gondola ride Monday night. The San Diego Fire Department responded to a startling scene at
Chic design and doggy spas: Some suburban apartments hope to lure Chicagoans with city-style amenities
Nicole Martin has lived in the Chicago area her entire life with the exception of five years in Lake Geneva. When deciding to sell her home in Wisconsin and move back to Illinois last year, Martin asked
Susana Mendoza’s TV ads in the mayor’s race focus on her personal story: a skilled soccer player who overcame gender bias to play with the boys after her family fled Little Village’s crime for the safety