| Oct 22, 2010
While the phrase "a city of neighborhoods" is widely used to describe Chicago, it could just as easily refer to West Town.
A couple of miles northwest of the Loop, the sprawling community is a mosaic of 11 neighborhoods, each with a distinct character,...
| Nov 24, 2010
With the Thanksgiving travel day underway, Lindbergh Field and other major U.S. airports have not seen any unusual delays, according to authorities Wednesday.
Some of the busiest airport hubs are experiencing business as usual, but transportation...
| Nov 27, 2010
At first glance it doesn't seem the books "Understand Rap" and "ZooBorns" would have much in common.
But both books share Chicago roots, have 30-year-old authors, came out in 2010 and were written with the help of readers of their Web sites.
| Dec 3, 2010
What makes a neighborhood work? Is it the people? The history and culture? Diversity? Or perhaps its status as a destination?
Post the question to any number of proprietors who keep shop on the 5000 blocks of North Clark Street, and oddly, their...
| Jan 2, 2011
The rulers of ancient Rome stamped their presence on the landscape with arches and aqueducts.
In modern-day Chicago, outgoing Mayor Richard M. Daley will leave his own indelible mark: A plenitude of projects that stretches into nearly every corner of the...
| Dec 12, 2009
| 3:40 PM
The shop: Quimby's Bookstore is a showcase for 1st Amendment rights, according to owner Eric Kirsammer. "I like to think Quimby's provides an outlet for alternative voices that aren't being heard," Kirsammer says of his Wicker Park landmark. The 18-year-...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:38 AM
Here are the offers from Chicago's daily deals sites for Thursday, July 22. Some are available for more than a day; check the individual sites for details and restrictions.
Groupon: 46% off pasta making class at Cooking Fools. That's $45 for the...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 8:31 AM
Salud Tequila Lounge
1471 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Wicker Park Fest
Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1
noon to 10:00 p.m.
A two-day showcase of art, food, kids entertainment and live music Last year over 40,000...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Pat Powers, 55, who lives in Wicker Park, walked south down Ashland Avenue this morning. He had a three-mile walk ahead of him to the Marriot at Medical District/UIC, 625 S. Ashland Ave., where he was meeting his boss.
He called the dire warnings...
| Feb 11, 2011
Once a hub of printing and publishing businesses, Printers Row in the South Loop has evolved into a vibrant residential haven while maintaining a link to its industrial past.
Sturdy structures that housed printing presses and recently constructed...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 8:47 AM
WITH FREE FOOD FROM HAPPY BODEGA'S FOOD TRUCK ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH IN TWO LOCATIONS! Celebrate the launch of the Five-Day-A-Week broadcast of the Hit Series "Entourage" airing weeknights at 11pm on WGN with FREE FOOD Served Up from Happy Bodega' s...