| Apr 24, 2013
UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there!
The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Robert Plant, Robin Thicke and Jill Scott were among the headliners announced Wednesday announced as Taste of Chicago completed its summer concert lineup.
The rock band fun. had previously been announced as Taste’s opening-night headliner, on July...
| Apr 30, 2013
You heard it here first: This year’s now-complete Bud Light stage at the Taste of Chicago features—well, a ton of great local talent.
Here are the top 7 acts on that free stage at the 2013 Taste (July 10-14), with the full schedule below!...
| May 10, 2013
Though you probably already know, let’s review why you should come to Tuesday’s (free!) RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote show 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues (17+):
--You chose these four local artists (UIC/Little Italy pop-rockers The Addies;...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Chicago mayors have been scaling back the Taste of Chicago and the hoopla surrounding it for years. That downsizing is playing well among white voters but proving unpopular among African-Americans and Latinos, according to a Tribune/WGN-TV poll.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:57 AM
The City of Chicago today released the names of the 35 restaurants that will be participating in this year's Taste of Chicago, held July 10-14 in Grant Park.
There are a lot of familiar faces in the lineup, including Eli's Cheesecake (which has never...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:10 PM
We're having a party and everyone is invited! The Printers Row Lit Fest is next weekend, and I'll be jetting in (economy class style) for the festivities. Very exciting.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
| Jun 30, 2011
This is what $24 purchased at the Taste of Chicago Wednesday afternoon. You decide if it was “taste more” or “tasteless.” 1 Pulled pork sandwich – The Smoke Daddy This sandwich tasted awesome but I need more pork! 1 Bud Light...
| Jul 13, 2012
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Bruce Dold and Jon Hilkevitch, Chicago...
| Jun 19, 2010
More than an onslaught of mosquitoes or the season's first roller coaster mishap, nothing announces the arrival of summer like a food festival.
It's at these events that you can find barbecued lima beans (the Lima Bean Festival in West Cape May, N.J.),...
| Aug 13, 2009
For 51 years, the Chicago Air & Water Show has been roaring up and down the lakefront. This year's event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday -- not a three-day show like last year's half-century celebration. But it's still expected to pack plenty...