| May 17, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Each and every year in Chicago, there is a moment when the problems of the city seem to fall away and everything seems doable and winnable again. It is a moment inextricably tied to the weather. Spring always comes later than even the worst-case scenario....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:29 AM
It's difficult to tell who should be more excited NBC officially picked up “Chicago Fire” for a second season Friday: The cast and crew of the firefighter drama or the Illinois Film Office.
The good news allows the Dick Wolf-produced show to...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The stars of “Divergent” took a break from factional feuding in the post-apocalyptic sci-fi film currently shooting in Chicago to have dinner together Sunday at Girl and the Goat in the West Loop.
Shailene Woodley, whose character leaves the...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
On Sept. 25, 1993, Robert O'Dubaine was gunned down in the garage of the Bucktown condo he shared with his girlfriend, Catherine Suh.
Investigation Discovery's "FBI: Criminal Pursuit" takes a looks at the infamous Chicago murder case at 9 p.m. April 8 in...
| Apr 4, 2013
Adrienne Lo and Abraham Conlon, the proprietors of the hugely popular new Chinese-Portuguese restaurant Fat Rice in Logan Square, are interesting looking, the kind of couple you see around town and wonder what their deal is.
I've seen them around for...
| Apr 1, 2013
"Chicago Fire" has been spending plenty of time filming in the Bucktown area the past few months — and the neighborhood has a nearly 80-year-old pub to thank for it.
The NBC drama needed a bar that would serve as a recurring setting throughout the...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A fire that broke out in the basement of Lillie's Q barbecue restaurant in the Bucktown neighborhood late Thursday night destroyed the restaurant and left a firefighter with minor injuries, officials said.
The fire at 11:40 p.m. at the restaurant at...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
What do Steve Zahn, the actor who played Elliott in 1982's "E.T.," the telepathic police officer from NBC's "Heroes" and Lieutenant Eli Roosevelt from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" all have in common?
They're all scheduled to film TV pilots for ABC in the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 16-year-old boy has been charged with breaking into a Bucktown home and sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint, police said. Read more
• A 47-year-old man accidentally shot...
| Dec 13, 2012
Over the past few years, Logan Square has become more and more of a magnet for bar and restaurant owners looking to set up shop—and a flurry of new openings this fall and winter have only cemented this status. Here's a close-up look at one recent...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 6:34 PM
A Chicago woman pulled on a ski mask before her accomplice fired a stun gun about 15 times at a 55-year-old woman on a Bucktown street last month, allowing the pair to allegedly steal the woman's $40,000 engagement ring and $200 in cash, prosecutors...