| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is your final weekend before Labor Day, and you have plenty of opportunities to make it count. Take your pick of nine festivals focused on food, art, music and fashion in neighborhoods from the South Loop to Logan Square. Hungry? Head directly to...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A decade ago, the South Side reveled in a surge of development, with condos and town houses sprouting from some of its empty lots.
But the recession, which stifled construction all over the city, hit the South Side the hardest, a Tribune analysis of...
| Aug 16, 2014
Among the "playfully sophisticated" clothes for sale at children's boutique Peek Kids are popular graphic T-shirts bearing quotes from the likes of Gandhi, Ben Franklin, Thomas Edison, Mother Teresa — and, now, Mike Ditka.
The premium clothing...
| Aug 6, 2014
Logan Square tops the list of "Chicago's least faithful neighborhoods," according to data released today by AshleyMadison.com, a site that connects married people who want to cheat on their spouses with other married people who think that sounds just...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:51 AM
When Walgreens opened its 14th “flagship” superstore inside the Wrigley Building Wednesday, much attention was focused toward its made-on-site sushi bar. Finally, a place to buy Robitussin, condoms and crunchy tempura rolls under one roof....
| Jul 22, 2014
William J. "Will" Gallagher painted Chicago scenes, often from the perspective of the condo where he lived above Michigan Avenue.
"His watercolors were luminous, full of light and big views," said friend and fellow painter Robert Andrew Parker. "He...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:21 AM
Authorities have released the name of a 53-year-old man fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer in the Bucktown neighborhood, nearly two days after the incident happened.
The man was identified as Steven Isby by the Cook County medical...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 4:31 AM
A 28-year-old man was injured when a car turned in front of his motorcycle and the motorcycle crashed, police said.
Police initially said the man was dead but later said he was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in stable condition.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Happily ever after is a long time if all goes well, and even the prettiest set of pots and pans won’t provide the foundation for a family.
That’s why when it came time for Bolingbrook couple Teri and EJ Mugnaini to register for their May...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night.
The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:10 AM
When it came time to decide where to watch the Wisconsin-Kentucky men’s basketball semi-final Saturday, “Chicago Fire” cast members opted for a bar they were very familiar with.
Jesse Spencer, David Eigenberg and Monica Raymund watched...