| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Digital Producer, Editor
Hometown: Hoffman Estates, IL
Current Home: East Ukrainian Village
What's great about Chicago? The accents and the pizza
I'm the one on the staff most likely to... cry...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Family and friends of a Chicago police dispatcher killed this week when her vehicle was struck by a stolen car gathered to say goodbye today during her funeral at a North Side church.
Marciea Adkins, 42, was on her way home from work Sunday morning in...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:12 PM
Journalists are never really on vacation. Phones keep ringing and emails keep flying in. I had taken this week off to relax and spend time with my kids since they're both out of school now. I have yet to relax and my kids have been busy with camps,...
| May 19, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Three people were being held in connection with a bank robbery in the city's Bucktown neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The robbery of a FirstMerit Bank branch, 2130 W. North Ave., occurred before 10:30 a.m., said FBI Chicago office...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The Hideout was built on dirt.
It was constructed directly on top of the soil, a stone's throw from Goose Island, before the Kennedy expressway loomed at its right and Home Depot sprawled on its left, before it became a bar, then a bar and a place to see...
| Dec 6, 2011
Silver Cloud Bar & Grill
1700 N. Damen - Bucktown
| Dec 16, 2011
Erica Daniels has a lot of reading to do. Sitting among piles of submitted plays at her Steppenwolf office in Lincoln Park, she carefully places one script at the top of the stack so she remembers to take it home.
"Everybody's getting their scripts in...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Band name: Santah
Sound: On its debut effort, "White Noise Bed," the local quintet flirts with the same exploratory Americana championed by bands like Whiskeytown and Wilco. Fitting, since the album was recorded at the late (former Wilco member) Jay...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:54 AM
An autopsy Sunday determined a 35-year-old man who was hit by a car in Bucktown early Saturday morning took his own life, authorities said.
Police said the man may have been kneeling in an intersection about 3:30 a.m. on the 1900 block of Milwaukee...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:53 PM
You've probably seen it while driving on the Kennedy Expressway. A large banner over scaffolding out in the distance - SAVETHEDOME.NET.
Lourdes Duarte, our 5 p.m. co-anchor, came into the office a few weeks ago asking me if I knew anything about it....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:16 PM
If I were to create a cocktail that embodies Wicker Park, the nutty neighborhood I call home, it would be some combination of PBR, musician sweat and tattoo ink, with a splash of expensive beer and an artful garnish of skinny jeans and plaid.