| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Scientists have yet to prove that there is a genetic predisposition to good writing, but as they continue the search they would do well to read "The Chocolate Money," the first novel by a former Chicagoan named Ashley Prentice Norton.
| Oct 17, 2012
It looks like the folks at Gorilla Tango Theater are at it again! After scoring hits with "A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque," "Temple of Boobs:A Indiana Jones Burlesque", as well as "Hooter Rangers: A Spicy Morphin Burlesque", it looks like they will be...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Western Avenue may not be Chicago's most beautiful street, but local artist and architect Jane Sloss thinks that it is the city's most revealing. That's why the 31-year-old Andersonville-based artist decided to paint 24 watercolor paintings, one to...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:15 PM
1633 N. Halsted St. 312-867-3888
Chris Pandel of Bucktown favorite The Bristol channels the simplicity of Italian cooking with roasted
meats, wood-fired pizzas and homemade pastas.
2326 N. Clark St. 773-348-1774
This no-frills tavern...
| Aug 28, 2012
Grab a book and your laptop and get ready for a day-long cafe-hop. You may be craving decaf by the last stop, but you’ll have successfully toured the neighborhood’s best beaneries.
Start your morning at Buzz: Killer Espresso (1644 N. Damen...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:19 PM
For a time Monday, visitors to aldermen's offices at City Hall office were greeted by a 7-year-old whose Mets cap was barely visible over the top of a desk.
Chicago teachers were out on strike, so Roberto Maldonado II wasn’t at Drummond...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:20 AM
It could be the lucky bird to escape the butcher’s knife. Maybe it’s lost its way from a backyard coop. Whatever the case, Bucktown’s apparently got a loose chicken in its midst.
A user on EveryBlock posted Wednesday that a “...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Motorola and the Merchandise Mart have more than 160 years of local history between them. Now the two institutions are giving Chicago's burgeoning high-tech scene a major boost.
Smartphone-maker Motorola Mobility is moving its headquarters from...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:05 AM
A pedestrian was hospitalized this morning after being struck by a taxi in the Bucktown neighborhood, Chicago Fire Department officials said.
The accident happened at 10:44 a.m. at the intersection of Cortland Street and Damen Avenue, according to the...
| 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 20, 2013
| 7:04 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Charges have been filed in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Chicago woman last Friday, the same day her sister attended President Barack Obama's speech on gun violence, officials said....