November 21, 2013 |
Just think how delectable a holiday meal with family or friends would be if you didn't have to A) grocery shop B) actually cook everything and C) clean up when it's all over. Whether you're looking for a place to share a Feast of the Seven Fishes or Christmas Day dinner or a decadent Christmas Day brunch, local restaurants are busting out special menus to make your holidays a lot happier. Christmas Day at Nomi Kitchen 800 N. Michigan Ave. 312-239-4030 Time: 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 25 Price: $125; $38 for kids If the price tag seems steep, consider that you can easily make...
December 19, 2012 |
Headquarters beercade keeps tabs on what games its patrons would most like to see added to its lineup, and for the holidays, they're doing their best to make those wishes a digital reality. For Christmas, the Lakeview bar plans to throw an X-Men X-Mas, where it will unveil the bar's newest gaming addition, the multiplayer "X-Men" arcade game. The game was highly requested on the bar's in-house receipt, and everyone there will be able to participate in a tournament-style promotion all day Christmas Day. It will remain industry night even with...
November 26, 2013 |
Christmas is coming, and in the Whoverse all that matters is the title of "Doctor Who" Christmas special, "The Time of the Doctor. " BBC America released this promo photo and the title on the Doctor Who Tumblr Tuesday. The special will be broadcast on Christmas Day on BBC America. It will be Matt Smith's last hurrah as Doctor No. 11 (for now anyway) and introduce Peter Capaldi as the 12th incarnation of the Time Lord. Orla Brady will guest star in a new role as an old friend of the Doctor's.
December 1, 2011 |
I think I've got this sabermetrics thing figured out. I'm on to Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer. After analyzing charts of data, tendencies, numerous situations, probabilities, outcomes, statistics, the Cubs have figured out they need to go after Prince Fielder and/or Albert Pujols. Well, duh. I could have told you that. Geniuses, I'll tell ya. If they're so smart, how come David DeJesus is a Cub? Guy hit less than .250 last year. I want to see his metrics. You know, watching these guys go after the big boys, I suddenly remembered something about...
December 5, 2011 |
The weather may be giving us the cold shoulder, but Chicago's bars, theaters and hosts are just getting started with this fresh crop of not-to-be-missed seasonal pub crawls, holiday shopping fairs, comedy shows and more. Find more events at chicago.metromix.com/events 5: Deathscribe 2011 Mayne Stage 1328 W. Morse Ave. Oh, the weather outside is frightful - and so are these original works of horror. December bleeds red at this annual horror festival featuring radio plays performed by local actors and sound effects artists.
December 22, 2011 |
Taj Gibson might not be the Bulls' superstar, but the soft-spoken forward nevertheless offered up his fair share of highlight-reel-worthy moments in the team's postseason run last spring. Most spectacularly, he threw down a dunk practically on top of Miami's Dwyane Wade, a slam that put him into the headlines for days. But don't expect Gibson to brag about it. Instead, he throws the credit to C.J. Watson - who passed him the ball for the big dunk - puts his head down and continues to work.