| May 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Step into the new Tilt! attraction on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center and at first nothing happens.
You are holding big metal bars. You are peering through a full-length window. But you know what is about to occur, and your insides, you are...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Young thespians have the chance to be recognized for their talents at the third annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards on April 25. Hosted by Broadway in Chicago, the awards recognize achievements in musical theater at the high school level....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Harry Caray's Restaurant Group once again teamed up with sports stars from the past and present (and a former “Desperate Housewives” actor) for the newest addition to the Harry Caray family.
The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, former Blackhawk...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Festival season is here. Take advantage of these shopping opportunities this weekend:
The 57th Street Art Fair features between 200 and 250 artists, including sculptors, jewelry makers, leather workers, photographers, print-makers, painters, wood...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
From the Original Six Blackhawks to six Bulls championships to the 1985 Bears, sports are deeply rooted in Chicago's culture.
The newest addition to the city's sports scene is the Chicago Sports Museum. The venue, on the seventh floor of Water Tower...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:47 AM
At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!
Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
| Mar 14, 2014
Young diners at Rick Bayless' authentic Mexican fave have their own menu with options such as tortilla soup ($4), chicken enchiladas ($7) and jicama slices with lime ($2). If all of that is too exotic, the griddle-baked cheese quesadillas...
| Mar 16, 2014
It was while sitting in a Missouri federal courtroom watching his peace activist wife refusing to pay $424.47 in restitution to reduce an 11-year sentence for damaging a nuclear missile silo that Joe Gump decided that he, too, would take what he liked...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:39 AM
A third-story window at a Magnificent Mile department store crashed to the ground as powerful winds hit downtown Thursday night, prompting police to block several lanes of traffic but causing no injuries, authorities said.
The window fell about 8:30 p....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:19 PM
A man from Massachusetts fell to his death Sunday night at the Water Tower Place mall on North Michigan Avenue, officials said.
The Cook County medical Examiner's office was notifed at 9:46 p.m. that the man, 27, had fallen from an unknown height,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Harpo Studios, the production company founded by Oprah Winfrey, will sell its four-building campus on the West Side to Chicago developer Sterling Bay Companies in a sale-leaseback transaction that would keep Winfrey’s studio at the site for at least...