For 60 cents—and a little imagination—revels could experience the Playboy lifestyle. Afternoon Shift talks to historians and a Playboy Bunny herself about how Chicago was shaped by Playboy -- and vice versa, as the famed institution moves to Los Angeles.
Last week, the Department of Justice began its official probe into an alleged eBook price-fixing conspiracy. The complaint alleges that Apple and several major publishing houses conspired to raise the price of electronic books.
The Chicago White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers in the team’s home opener on Friday. For those of you who were looking forward to an Ozzie-free Opening Day after eight crazy seasons of managerial madness—so sorry.
The Chicago Blackhawks take on the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 1 of the NHL playoffs Thursday night. But the two-month marathon fight for Lord Stanley’s Cup may not be the biggest battle in hockey this year: The league’s labor agreement is scheduled to expire on September 15.
Kids cost a pretty penny these days. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it costs a middle-income, two-parent family $226,920, on average, to raise a child from birth to age 18—that’s almost 14 grand every year!