| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...
| Jun 12, 2014
Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, founder and director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists in Chicago, was the physician actors, singers and musicians turned to when stricken with an injury or illness that threatened their craft.
When actor Steve...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Deep in the Everglades is Lost City, a place where mobster Al Capone reportedly produced moonshine to keep a nearby saloon jumping in the 1930s.
Before that, during the Civil War, about 30 to 40 Confederate soldiers hid out there until they were...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Kara Kilmer boarded the bus at Belmont Avenue and Sheridan Road in Lakeview and checked her phone as she sat in her leather seat.
To her left, another rider worked on his laptop using the bus' WiFi. There were only a few other commuters, so the Monday...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Central to the narrative of “Watch Dogs” is a character by the name of Aiden Pearce, a baseball-cap-wearing vigilante whose […]...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Some of the Loop's heavy hitters turned out to a community meeting Wednesday to voice support for expanding a special taxing area that would bring extra services like street cleaning and landscaping to a larger swath of downtown — a plan opposed...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The North Shore Chamber Music Festival is a mom-and-pop Chicago classical operation that thinks big. Very big. Internationally big.
The event's directors, the celebrated violinist Vadim Gluzman and his wife, pianist Angela Yoffe, take time out from...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton is in Chicago for a two-day visit, the appearances part of a campaign to sell her new book as well as a potential 2016 presidential candidacy.
The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and first lady --- who was born in...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton brought the first day of her book tour to her birthplace of Chicago on Tuesday, telling food marketing executives that while she hasn’t decided on a second presidential bid, anyone running for the office in 2016 should be held...
| May 23, 2014
| 3:55 AM
A new free Wi-Fi service has popped up in downtown Chicago.
Gowex, a Madrid-based telecommunications company, launched a local network this week with 450 Wi-Fi hot spots, covering neighborhoods from the Loop to Lakeview with its ad-supported service....
| May 29, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Chicago-area drivers are being urged to steer clear of the downtown stretch of the Kennedy Expressway during the last three weekends in June, officials said Thursday. That’s when bridge demolition on the Kennedy interchange at Ohio and Ontario...