| May 4, 2012
| 7:35 AM
In advance of his May 3 show at the House of Blues, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky stopped by Wicker Park's RSVP Gallery that afternoon for a meet and greet with fans.
Rocky, who recently signed a record deal with RCA's Polo Grounds imprint and whose debut...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The Pitchfork Music Festival filled out its July 13-15 lineup at Union Park by announcing 21 bands and artists Thursday, including Beach House, Wild Flag and Real Estate.
Also added were Big K.R.I.T., Atlas Sound, Cults and Real Estate, among others,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Sharon Van Etten was a struggling, uncertain artist trying to find an audience on tour in 2010 when she was awakened one morning with some life-changing news. The night before, the National’s Aaron Dessner had joined Bon Iver on stage at the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Here are my favorite concerts from 2011:
1. Le Butcherettes at Lollapalooza, Aug. 5: Teri Gender Bender, aka Teresa Suarez, wears a red-stained butcher's smock and flings her high-heels into the crowd, the better to stomp, twirl, somersault and stage-...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:31 PM
Peek-A-Boo At Pioneer Court
The controversy surrounding the new 26-foot Marilyn Monroe statue in downtown Chicago's Pioneer Court is swirling through the streets of Chicago and the backrooms of City Hall...and it has more than just Marilyn's over-sized...
| Jun 17, 2009
| 8:01 AM
(WGN-AM)- The violent clashes between police and protesters during the 1968 Democratic National Convention aren't typically considered proud moments in Chicago history.
But some members of the Fraternal Order of Police want to change that. On June 26,...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 9:56 AM
(WGN-AM)- A protester who helped organize the anti-war demonstrations during the 1968 Democratic National Convention spoke out Tuesday morning against the planned reunion Friday for the Chicago police officers who were at the riots.
Don Rose, a former...
| Jul 29, 2009
THOMAS J. BELL JR., 67, Rockledge, died Saturday. East Coast Cremation, Rockledge.
MILDRED L. KENNY, 81, Melbourne, died Sunday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne.
RUSTY LOCKE, 34, West Melbourne, died Friday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 1:23 PM
About the Pitchfork Festival
"The Pitchfork Music Festival is a three-day event showcasing over 40 of independent music's best bands and artists on three stages.
With so many blockbuster festivals gouging their attendees out of absolutely obscene...
| Feb 23, 2010
| 10:47 AM
A new report shows Highway 520 has some of the worst traffic in the nation. That's no surprise for the Seattle City Council, which has just made replacing the 520 Bridge one of its top priorities.
The DOT is hearing from residents Tuesday on design...
| Mar 1, 2010
South Lake Union is the new hot spot in Seattle and development is booming. Microsoft, UW, Group Health ? They're all there. Now add the big daddy of them all: Amazon's massive corporate headquarters. The first phase will be done in May. But, in the...