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  • What if 1 million families enjoyed meals together?

    What if 1 million families enjoyed meals together?
    Dinner. Supper. Getting your grub on. Whatever you call it, for many American families the simple act of a family meal has become rocket science. Busy schedules often pre-empt the treasured ritual of sitting around a table and sharing a meal and...
  • Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre
    “Why in the night sky are the lights hung?/Why is the Earth moving around the Sun?” So many questions, so few answers. At the Chicago Theatre on Friday in the first of two-sold-out concerts, Robin Pecknold and his band Fleet Foxes stood in...
  • Historic West Side church damaged in storm

    Historic West Side church damaged in storm
    One of the casualties of the Blizzard of '11 is an historic West Side church, where two Gothic-style towers came down, sending stone, bricks and parts of the truss roof of the church into the sanctuary. Rev. George W. Daniels, senior pastor of First...
  • Blizzard damage to historic church put at $1M

    The damage to a historic West Side church from the Groundhog Day Blizzard is estimated at more than $1 million, according to church officials. The storm battered the roof of First Baptist Congregational Church, 1613 W. Washington Blvd., as winds and...
  • Mildly autistic teen back home after reported missing

    Mildly autistic teen back home after reported missing
    UPDATE: Antwon Barr, 18, was located and was returned home safely, police said tonight. No additional information was released. An 18-year-old man missing from his West Side home is mildly autistic and police are seeking the public's help in finding him....
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review
    Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang. 12:48 p.m....
  • Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps

    Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps
    Hundreds of teenagers and 20-somethings queued up along Ashland Avenue before the gates opened at the Pitchfork Music Festival, enduring a relentless midday sun in exchange for the best vantage points around the festival stages. Though Pitchfork's crowds...
  • Pitchfork festival adds 11 bands, sells out 3-day passes

    Pitchfork festival adds 11 bands, sells out 3-day passes
    The Pitchfork Music Festival added 11 bands Monday to its lineup, and announced that three-day passes for the July 13-15 event at Union Park are sold out. The new additions include Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, the Olivia Tremor Control, Flying Lotus,...
  • North Coast Music Fest 2012 announces partial lineup, early passes sold out

    North Coast Music Fest 2012 announces partial lineup, early passes sold out
    True to tradition, North Coast Music Festival announced a partial lineup of headliners for the third annual fest--Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Union Park--just after midnight on Monday evening, along with a Groupon deal for discounted fest passes. Within about 30...
  • Protesters gather for May Day march

    Protesters gather for May Day march
    Protestors marched from Union Park Tuesday with a variety of issues on their agenda; bank bailouts, ¬†workers rights and gay rights, among them. ¬† On a day traditionally held to honor lives lost during Chicago’s Hay Market workers riot 126 years...
  • May Day marches, rallies do little to disrupt work day in Loop

    May Day marches, rallies do little to disrupt work day in Loop
    Occupy protesters, anti-war demonstrators and union supporters staged a series of May Day rallies and marches today with little disruption to the work day in Chicago's business district. Protest groups and authorities alike saw the events as a tune-up...