| Aug 16, 2012
| 6:45 PM
The die-hard Sonic Youth and Yo La Tengo fan has been spotted belting out Nirvana tunes during karaoke night at Quenchers in Bucktown. Photos of him in the dunk tank at Do-Division are on Facebook. This guy isn't exactly your typical Chicago politician....
| Aug 18, 2012
| 12:31 PM
There used to be a time when the only people who cared what junk-food companies did were health advocates.
How I long for those days.
Can we not have our artery-clogging pizzas, breaded chicken filet sandwiches and crème-filled cookies without...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Some students at the University of Maryland want Chick-fil-A to close its campus location.
The students have started a petition to get the campus Chick-fil-A shut down in response to comments about same-sex marriage by a company executive. The online...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain.
An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The waffle fry wars have hit College Park, with hundreds of people signing a petition to get the Chick-fil-A restaurant booted from the University of Maryland's Stamp Student Union over the company president's anti-gay marriage activism. A petition on the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:41 AM
It’s never just a simple bear hug when President Obama is involved.
For Florida pizza parlor owner Scott Van Duzer, lifting the president off the floor this weekend has wrought an onslaught of impassioned political commentary from customers on...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Chick-fil-A has pledged to stop giving money to anti-gay groups and to back off political and social debates after an executive’s comments this summer landed the fast-food chain smack in the middle of the gay marriage debate.
The Civil Rights...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:35 PM
A day after a Chicago official said Chick-fil-A would stop giving money to anti-gay marriage groups, the fast-food chain issued a statement saying that “for many months now” its corporate donations have “been mischaracterized.”
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:09 PM
That didn't take long.
Within hours of a news conference held by Angela McCaskill, who was suspended with pay from her job as head of diversity at Gallaudet University after the school learned that she had signed the petition to put Maryland's marriage...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:23 AM
When Democrats and Republicans do reach across the aisle, chances are they’re not chatting about their favorite brands.
The blue party is big on Google, Amazon.com and PBS, while their red rivals are all about the Fox News Channel, Chick-fil-A...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Chick-fil-A is “very much supportive of the family,” according to Dan Cathy, president of the popular fast food chain. That is, “the biblical definition of the family unit,” he said.
And that doesn’t include Adam and Steve,...