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Weekend Plans: Tailgates, Terror & Roller Derby

Posted 12.21.2011 | Chicago

There's a whole 'nother week before Halloween, people, but Chicago can't seem to contain its excitement. If you haven't put the finishing touches on y...

Weekend Plans: Beer, Cheese And Zombie Strippers

Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

Have you fallen behind in your celebrations of autumn-only festivities? This weekend, Chicago offers a slew of spot-on fall fun with all the fixings t...

Lizzie Schiffman

My Chicago: Music Box Massacre Organizer Mary Wolfe On Scream Queens And Hollywood's Backbone

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

Chicago horror fanatics may not know Mary Wolfe by name, but they've probably got her to thank for some of their favorite blood-drenched events across...

Weekend Plans: Trains, Tapas And Cows On Trial

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

For a few, proud, well-trained Chicagoans, this weekend will be all about carbo-loading, warming up, surviving the Chicago Marathon and then celebrati...

PHOTOS: Chipotle's 'Cultivate Chicago' Festival Brought Locally-Sourced Food And Music To Lincoln Park

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

Burrito haven Chipotle brought stars of food and music to Lincoln Park Saturday for 'Cultivate Chicago,' a free, all-day festival featuring cooking de...

Weekend Plans: Wine, Porn And Horror School

Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

This week, Chicago was assaulted with rain, gloom and even a few cyclist-toppling waves. If all the coffee Chicago's been tossing back still wasn't en...

Weekend Plans: Puppies, Jazz And Sex Toys

Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

For Chicago, September is a month of ambiguities--we straddle the line between summer concert series and harvest festivals, the start of school and th...

Weekend Plans: Oysters, Punks And Conjunctions

Posted 11.16.2011 | Chicago

The cold front foreshadowing another Chicago winter may have you chilled, whether from the breeze or the scared anticipation. Our favorite ways to war...

Weekend Plans: Dragsters, Pigs And Mazes

Posted 11.09.2011 | Chicago

As happy as Chicago may be to find a break in the sweltering heat this week, seasoned pros know the blustery breezes of fall foreshadow the creeping a...

Weekend Plans: Disco, Bears and Weiners

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

Chicago may be feeling a little used and abused this week, with many residents fleeing for the Labor Day weekend, while North Coast Music Festival bri...

Weekend Plans: Wings, Crayons And Pole Dancing

Posted 10.26.2011 | Chicago

As August winds to a close, Chicagoans may find themselves rushing through their summer bucket lists, or finally exhaling as the young ones return to ...

Sony Studios Will Soon Be 'Over The Rainbow' With Public Art Piece

Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

Sony Pictures Entertainment's Culver City studio will soon be somewhere over the rainbow, thanks to a new sculpture by Tony Tasset. The work will b...

Brooklyn-Based Artist and Blog Sensation Is Anthropologie's Latest Design Star

Meredith Barnett | Posted 08.23.2011 | Style
Meredith Barnett

Fanny Bostrom achieved internet fame when she adorably donned dungarees and a floral wreath on her wedding day -- and managed to look way more stylish than your run-of-the-mill girl in strapless Vera Wang.

Camping In NYC? US Interior Secretary Says Go To Floyd Bennett Field

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Many visitors to New York plan their trips to include shopping, a Broadway show and a hotel with fresh, clean sheets. Sleeping bags ...

Lucy Blodgett

'Uhh Yeah Dude' Live At The Largo

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.07.2011 | Los Angeles

WHO: Uhh Yeah Dude WHERE: Largo At The Coronet Theatre, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048 WHEN: April 9, 2011 (8pm) HOW: Tickets start...

Inside New York's Worst-Case Scenario Book

nytimes.com | WILLIAM GLABERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What can the government legally do when faced with doomsday scenarios like a rapidly spreading epidemic, devastating natural disaster or horrifying te...

PHOTOS: Floats, Ponies, And Paula Deen At The Rose Parade

AP/HuffPost | DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

By AP/Daisy Nguyen UPDATE: In all, 22 bands performed and 47 floats dazzled the crowd. Some floats had whimsical themes featuring dogs boogie board...

World's Highest Ice Skating Rink Coming to Chicago's John Hancock Center

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Chicago locals and visitors will soon be able to boast that they skated on the world's highest ice skating rink. Located on the 94th floor of the 100...

PHOTOS: Chicago Triathlon Brings The Heat, Athletes Power Through

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sunday morning, about 8,500 people gathered along Chicago's lakefront for the ultimate test of physical endurance. After months of training, partici...

To Do Tonight: Star Party At American Science And Surplus

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

What: Semi-Annual Star Party Twice a year, Paul Chapman at the American Science and Surplus store in Jefferson Park invites customers into the store ...

To Do Today: The North Shore's Bloody Mary Fest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bartenders, amateur mixologists, lovers of all things tomato, look out: the cocktail revolution is coming to a suburb near you. The city of Highwood,...

PHOTOS: Best Moves At The 2010 U.S. Open Of Surfing

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For the second year in the row, Huntington Beach local Brett Simpson won the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) U.S. Open of Surfing and $100,...

PHOTOS: How LA Can Stop Spending $1 Billion A Year On Water

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: Below, we had originally quoted Jenny Price as saying Los Angeles spends $200 billion a year for 1 billion gallons of water. In fact, the figu...