| May 15, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Well, we knew Dominick's wasn't coming back. But plenty of other restaurants and food trucks are gearing up to participate in Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant Park.
City officials Wednesday announced the names of 66 participating food vendors, a mix...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Part of the stone facing on the front of a Bridgeport apartment building fell off this morning, authorities said.
A woman hit by debris from the collapse and a young child she was carrying were checked by Chicago Fire Department paramedics following the...
| May 31, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Chicago police said today that a man was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident Thursday in Bridgeport that left a bicyclist dead.
Suai Xie, 59, was riding her bicycle in the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue when a vehicle struck her about...
| May 4, 2014
Once a week, Alex Poltorak roams the alleyways of Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood hunting for white buckets stashed here and there crammed with banana peels, avocado shells, bits of onions and other colorful vegetable scraps from his customers'...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:34 PM
You won't have to wait for summer to enjoy a cold one if you head over to the inaugural Naperville Winter Ale Fest from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Frontier Park.
"The Naperville Winter Ale Fest will be the first full-scale outdoor winter beer festival...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
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| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:53 PM
A fleet of choppers giving aerial tours of the city could launch from a Bridgeport heliport along the Chicago River after a company got the preliminary OK Thursday despite complaints from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Local event production company M.O. Events and U.S. Cellular Field are partnering to present the Chicago Food Truck Fest this summer.
The fest is scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. on June 7 at U.S. Cellular Field (333 W. 35th St.) in Bridgeport. Tickets are...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.
Chicago Helicopter Express wants to build a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:59 AM
Paul Vallas, who returned to Illinois last month as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, has been hired to a six-figure job as a municipal finance consultant by a longtime friend and political supporter of the Democratic governor.
Vallas began his...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Online handbag company Urban Junket is offering a stylish way to commemorate Autism Awareness Month during April—by shopping for a new purse.
The web site is collaborating with Jackie Cousins, age 30, an artist and animator with autism. She is...