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LOOK: Celebri-Chef Stephanie Izard Gets Hitched In Delicious Fashion

Posted 10.07.2013 | Chicago

While some weddings leave guests wishing their invite had been lost in the mail, the nuptials for celebrity chef Stephanie Izard sound positively droo...

Where 13 Chicago Artists, Athletes & Authors Would Have Their 'Last Meal'

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.28.2013 | Chicago

Here in Chicago, we have a reputation for taking our food pretty seriously. Put ketchup on that hot dog? Blasphemy! Ask for fries with that cheezbo...

Jerry G. Bishop, The Original 'Svengoolie,' Dies

Posted 09.20.2013 | Chicago

Chicago radio and TV legend and creator of the original "Svengoolie," Jerry G. Bishop, has died. He was 77. Media critic Robert Feder confirmed the...

Rancic On Being A Power Couple With E! News Wife

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 08.17.2013 | Chicago

NEW YORK -- Bill Rancic embraces the notion of being part of a power couple with wife Giuliana. Both together and separately they have pretty busy car...

36 Stars You Probably Never Knew Were From Chicago

Posted 07.13.2013 | Chicago

When you hear the phrase "Chicago celebrity," odds are you'll either picture some sort of athlete, a Belushi brother or Kanye West. Which is anothe...

Happy Birthday, Mavis Staples!

Posted 07.10.2013 | Chicago

Happy 74th birthday, Mavis Staples! The longtime gospel icon and native Chicagoan, who celebrates her big day on July 10, has been keeping busy in...

WATCH: Jeremy Piven's Two Words For Red Wings Fans

Posted 05.29.2013 | Chicago

Actor Jeremy Piven has an old message that Detroit Red Wings fans are not going to like (watch, embedded). The suburban Chicago native — perhaps...

Jenny McCarthy Talks Her Sausage-Slinging Roots And.. A 'Singled Out' Reboot?

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 05.03.2013 | Chicago

Though she's only been back living in the Chicago area for just under a year, South Side native Jenny McCarthy has packed a lot into those 11 months. ...

PHOTOS: Ex-White Sox Star's Luxurious Home For Sale

Posted 04.16.2013 | Chicago

Looking for suburban luxury with a celebrity tie-in? You're in luck. Over the weekend, former Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas put his six-bedro...

Jenny McCarthy's New Talk Show Debuts Friday

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Jenny McCarthy may have made a home in the Chicago suburbs, but the 40-year-old mom of a 10-year-old son hasn't lost her goofy, party ...

Jay Cutler Proposed To His Fiancée Via Text Message

Posted 02.07.2013 | Chicago

We've heard of the controversial text message breakup -- but a text message marriage proposal? According to E! Online, Chicago Bears quarterback Ja...

Chicagoans In Hollywood Celebrate Far From Home

AP | By BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.06.2012 | Chicago

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- A hungry Chris O'Donnell arrived straight from the set of "NCIS: Los Angeles" and polished off a piece of pizza. Joe Mantegna,...

Chicago Give Thanks: Politicians, Foodies, Bloggers & Artists Weigh In

Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

With Thanksgiving now upon us, HuffPost Chicago wanted to take the opportunity to reach out to some of our favorite Chicagoans and find out some of t...

'Oprah Winfrey Way' Still Needs City Hall's Approval

Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

While its name has already been emblazoned on a sign outside the entrance of Harpo Studios, it turns out that "Oprah Winfrey Way" still faces one more...

The Chicago Celebrity Next Door: Residents With Famous Neighbors

Crain's Chicago Business | By: Shia Kapos | Posted 05.30.2011 | Chicago

When Tom Pauly's neighbor practiced an important speech in their shared backyard, Mr. Pauly listened and offered a suggestion or two. He was thrill...