| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The Horse's Neck: During the 1850s, Chicago's Beverly neighborhood was known as Horse Thief Hollow, according to the website of the tavern with the same name, likely in reference to the stolen horses brought from Missouri to Chicago and hidden in...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Just call him "Cavaliere." Owner Celestino Drago, of Drago Centro and numerous other Southern California Italian restaurants through the years, has been knighted by the Italian government.
Drago, a native of Sicily, came to Los Angeles in 1979 as chef...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The surprise wasn’t so much that Clippers guard Chris Paul was named to the NBA’s all-defensive first team on Monday.
After all, Paul did lead the NBA in steals (2.48 per game) for the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in the last...
| Apr 30, 2014
The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Lilach Schrag says she finds beauty everywhere.
The Israeli-born artist came to the U.S. in 2000 with a degree in art education. After 12 years of teaching, the Highland Park resident decided to fulfill her passion of portraying the world around her....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:29 AM
A 32-year-old Matteson man arrested in Arkansas days after a shooting in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood was charged with murder.
Kyle Arrington was shot in the abdomen on May 15 in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway. He died about a month later. ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A Northwest Side man has been charged with stabbing his father to death during an argument Tuesday, police said. Read more
• Police said they are questioning someone in the...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Daniel Mattern, chef at Cooks County, where the focus is on fresh local ingredients and great wine, is having visions of soft-shell crab and big fat asparagus.
Mattern is executive chef and partner at the neighborhood restaurant on Beverly Boulevard....
| Sep 26, 2012
Seventy years have passed since four little girls in crisp white blouses and plaid skirts shared graham crackers, nap mats and giggles at St. Barnabas School in Chicago's Beverly community.
It was 1942. Rosalie, Kathy and Mary Jane were in one...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Camille Frank was definitely, emphatically not interested in finding a husband.
She'd had two of those, neither a pleasant memory.
So when Joseph Einoder sat down at a table next to hers at a Chicago country music joint, she cold-shouldered him. It...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...