| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Normally the light in Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero's spare Humboldt Park apartment is plain, not funky at all.
"We have these crystals over there where we catch the sun," Gallero said, pointing to a window, "and we just have this prismatic rainbow...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Mary Schmich and I will be honored to join with faculty and students from the Old Town School of Folk Music for this week's Caroling at Cloud Gate, Friday at 6 p.m. in Millennium Park at the sculpture commonly know......
| May 10, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's not a requirement that you drink while taking a BYOB painting class at Arts n Spirits (1921 N. Damen Ave.), but it may help give you a little extra confidence in your work. “I think that there is nothing wrong with painting a little bit tipsy,&...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Barney's New York taps Lady Gaga for its holiday window campaign to be called "Gaga's Workshop."...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Atomic Tom a New York City based alternative band, currently on tour with Anberlin and Switchfoot, stopped by Millennium Park on Monday afternoon for an impromptu acoustic set. The band had a couple of days rest after their show in Bourbonnais and...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening.
Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 5:39 AM
A man has been charged in connection with a suspicious package left near the Cloud Gate sculpture Saturday evening in Millennium Park that prompted an evacuation and an hours-long disruption of downtown traffic.
Emmett DeFrisco, 18, was charged with...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 1:40 AM
“Jane Eyre” star Mia Wasikowska is very excited about being in Chicago for the first time and has something somewhat surprising she’d want to do if she had time.
“I would totally do a drive-by [of] Kevin’s house from ‘...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 5:17 PM
One of two Everett coffee stands hit by arson this week was a so-called bikini barista stand where five female employees were charged with prostitution.
The former site of Carol's Grab N' Go Espresso on Broadway was the target of an undercover police...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Welcome to the real-life version of Candy Land.
Over here sits a giant chocolate replica of the Bean, decorated with colorful jelly beans in the shape of the Chicago skyline. Over there, sour gummy worms. There's licorice in one corner, and rich...