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OFFBEAT: Street feat entertainment with Paramount's 'In the Heights'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Highland reader eager for bus trip to see Bobby Vinton

OFFBEAT: Highland reader eager for bus trip to see Bobby Vinton

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
Inside Out

Inside Out

An artist's sketch depicts the Hollywood-themed interior of the new main lobby of the palatial $65 million pavilion of the Hollywood Casino in Joliet, Ill., enjoying its debut on Dec. 22, 2010 in place of the renamed Empress Casino and Hotel.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: New Hollywood Casino includes rare celebrity items

OFFBEAT: New Hollywood Casino includes rare celebrity items

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
Gambling on new look, brand

Gambling on new look, brand

This artist's sketch depicts the exterior of the newly constructed Hollywood Casino pavilion and parking garage, which have replaced the property damaged by a March 2009 fire.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
Gambling on new look, brand

Gambling on new look, brand

An artist sketch depicts the interior of the newly constructed $60 million pavilion that will greet guests Dec. 22 to the new Hollywood Casino in Joliet. The Egyptian-themed Empress Casino casino space was destroyed by fire in March 2009.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
Gambling on new look, brand

Gambling on new look, brand

Jon Johnson, in front, is vice president and general manager of what is being rebranded as Hollywood Casino and Hotel in Joliet. He is flanked by Christ Nogulich, director of food and beverage, left, and Kevin McMaster, marketing coordinator, in the main lobby of the soon-to-be-opened new pa…

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
Gambling on new look, brand

Gambling on new look, brand

JOLIET | The $90 million in renovations to Empress Casino in Joliet following a March 2009 fire not only include a name and brand change but also new faces to be hired this week.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Casino Fire

Casino Fire

A firefighter walks past the entrance of the Empress Casino Friday, March 20, 2009, in Joliet, Ill. as fire crews attempt to contain the fire that heavily damaged the structure.

November 27, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Joliet Empress Casino unveiling new name, branding and theme Dec. 22

OFFBEAT: Joliet Empress Casino unveiling new name, branding and theme Dec. 22

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 27, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: TMZ gossip site gets in a jab at Subway Jared's bachelor party

OFFBEAT: TMZ gossip site gets in a jab at Subway Jared's bachelor party

Even the most minor of celebrities has to worry about being dogged by the tabloids, paparazzi and gossip websites.

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