| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:52 AM
"After all them years, all that double talk — the white man's finally moving in," says one Negro League barnstormer to another, after a teammate gets a call from the Brooklyn Dodgers about a historic opportunity.
The scene in question sounds...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:02 AM
17 W. Adams
Berghoff’s 27th annual Oktoberfest
September 12 - 14
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Adams and Dearborn
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:13 PM
“The Dark Knight Rises” has already been a blessing for Pittsburgh and Newark, N.J., two non-traditional film locations that replaced Chicago as Gotham City in the third Christopher Nolan-directed Batman film.
The superhero movie, in...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Chicago Restaurant Week ends Sunday, but a few dozen restaurants will extend their $22 lunch, $33 and/or $44 dinner offers for a few more days, or more.
This will be the fifth straight year this has happened; Chicago restaurants, happy with the extra...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Batman rides his Batpod in a scene from âThe Dark Knight." (AP Photo/Warner Bros.) Will Batman return? That's the question some have been pondering after an online report last month said the third film in the rebooted superhero franchise would leave...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 12:12 PM
New Beer's Eve
April is the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition (the Volstead Act) in Chicago. On April 7, 1933, Herman Berghoff, secured the first two liquor licenses issued by the City of Chicago: #1 for the Berghoff Bar and #2 for the Berghoff...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:04 AM
26th Annual Berghoff Oktoberfest
11a.m. to 9 p.m.
John C. Kluczynski Federal Plaza
Adams and Dearborn
This open-air celebration boasts the best Bavarian-style revelry Chicago has to offer with classic German food, Berghoff's private-label...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Emeril Lagasse's new show on the Cooking Channel, “The Originals with Emeril,” examines established restaurants and their dishes that he says have stood the test of time. Thursday's episode comes to Chicago, and Lagasse's choices — The...