| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:52 PM
When Christopher Evans became nervous early Sunday morning and told friends to leave the Lakeview bar they were in, right away, he was not acting like himself, friends and family said.
Once outside of Roscoe’s Bar, 3356 N. Halsted St., Evans ran...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Christopher Evans was buying furniture and padding his bank account this summer as he prepared to move from his parents’ Evergreen Park home into an apartment or condo in Chicago, his father said Thursday.
The 25-year-old’s plans were cut...
| Jun 4, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds Disgruntled over the House's failure to bring a gay marriage bill to a vote, some activists want to ban politicians from walking in this year's Chicago Pride Parade, according to today's Tribune story. The petition, which is......
| Jun 29, 2013
"It's my LGBT friends and fans who always said to me, I knew Lady Gaga when," Lady Gaga tells the crowd at NYC Pride Parade 2013's kick-off ceremony. "Well, look who the star is now."...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:41 AM
You hear those sirens? It's the Kyles Files providing Law & Order service for my pop peeps. Some celebrities are acting like buffoons to such a degree, I had to roll out the pop paddywagon and make some arrests.
Here's who I picked and these are...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd.
"It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
| Jul 15, 2011
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
July 30 is the deadline to register to compete in the Epson World Shootout Underwater Photo Grand Prix. Both pro and amateur...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George apologized Friday for remarks aired on Christmas Day comparing the gay pride parade to the Ku Klux Klan.
"I am truly sorry for the hurt my remarks have caused," George said in an interview with the Tribune. "Particularly...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Some people are still feeling the afterglow from the largest street fair in the Midwest, Northalsted Market Days, and the monetary windfall will impact the Lakeview neighborhood even longer.
With headliners The Pointer Sisters and Olivia Newton-John,...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Pastor Terry Jones is at it again.
At FloriDUH Headquarters it is hard for us to call this hatemonger a 'Pastor.' He's the person behind last year's infamous 'Burn a Koran Day.' The Southern Poverty Law Center designated Dove World Outreach Center a...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:07 AM
When Baltimore rapper DDm began writing the songs for his new mixtape, he looked to Omar Little, the ruthless-yet-honorable stickup man from "The Wire," for inspiration.
Omar, like DDm, was raw, aggressive — and gay. DDm saw enough in common with...