| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:59 PM
10. All gang members have to pay a $50 admission.
9. Bring your own fireworks night.
8. Guess which night police will close Taste of Chicago early, win a police escort to your car.
7. Turkey meatloaf cupcakes with mashed potato frosting, wait, they are...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:12 PM
The 2011 Taste of Chicago kicked off last Friday. More and more reports were commenting on the "refined" nature of the lower-budgeted food festival. Gone are many of the musical performances, remaining were the signature culinary booths with a few new...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 8:16 AM
The Guardian Angels, the volunteer CTA patrol group, today began its round-the-clock patrols of the system.
The Angels started patrolling the Blue and Red Lines at 5 a.m., and will continue manning the system until Monday at 10 p.m., chapter leader...
| Jul 2, 2011
More and more people have decided to stay close to home for this extended 4th of July weekend... and gas prices are to blame.
People are cutting costs by cutting traveling as the city cuts costs by cutting the fireworks.
AAA reports that traveling by...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Despite the cancellation of Chicago's traditional July 3 fireworks show, cities and organizations in the area are offering a bevy of fireworks options this weekend.
At the top of the list is the Navy Pier fireworks, which is scheduled for July 4 and...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:28 PM
About 2.35 million people visited Taste of Chicago this year, 300,000 fewer than attended the city’s iconic summer fest in 2010, according to a Chicago Park District estimate released today.
The crowd was the smallest for the Taste since 1986, when...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today justified cutting Taste of Chicago in half, saying the number of days do not determine the appeal of the lakefront restaurant showcase.
“It’s what we fill those days with and what quality of both food and experience...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:17 AM
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Max discusses the nation’s increasing drought area and its impact on crops and prices with Paul Georgy President of Allendale, in McHenry, IL
How do dairy cows...
| Jul 23, 2012
Some have asked Zoe Kazan why “Ruby Sparks,” a comedy/drama about a male author who considers if and how to change a character he writes and then comes to life as his real girlfriend, doesn’t feature a female writer controlling a man....
| Apr 25, 2012
UPDATE: THE POLLS HAVE CLOSED. CHECK BACK LATER THIS WEEK TO FIND OUT WHO MADE THE FINAL 4!
After 9 years of facing off Chicago bands in our Rock ‘n’ Vote competition, you might think the city would run out of strong candidates.
You would be...