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  • Chicago Filmmakers to move its home base

    One of the city's hubs for independent film is poised to move. Chicago Filmmakers is in the process of buying an unoccupied firehouse from the city located in Edgewater at 5720 N. Ridge Ave. — roughly a block north of Hollywood (Avenue). “For...
  • Man hits North Side bank for 2nd time, suspect in 3rd robbery

    Man hits North Side bank for 2nd time, suspect in 3rd robbery
    A man who robbed an Edgewater branch bank Thursday afternoon is suspected of robbing the same bank two months ago, as well as a third bank in Evanston in September, according to the FBI. The man walked into the TCF Bank, 5343 N. Broadway, about 4:50 p....
  • East Garfield Park, Roseland each log 2 homicides

    East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
  • French map of Chicago ironically much like city's own

    French map of Chicago  ironically much like city's own
    Do not go west, young Frenchman. And the South Side south of 59th Street? Non, non, non. If you read my colleague Katherine Skiba's story in the Tribune on Tuesday, you know what I'm talking about. The French government has been advising visitors to...
  • Piper's Alley Starbucks, now with last call

    Piper's Alley Starbucks, now with last call
    Really, in the grand scheme of things, it's a minor, minor point, somewhere between apocalyptic and not-very-apocalyptic-at-all: The 24-hour Starbucks in Piper's Alley, the large, busy one that hugs the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street in Old Town,...
  • Fatal stabbings surpass 2011

    Chicago recorded three homicides by stabbing in four days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A woman was found stabbed to death Wednesday in the 1300 block of West Thorndale Avenue in Edgewater, according to officials. A...
  • Woman found slain, 1 held in Edgewater domestic incident

    Woman found slain, 1 held in Edgewater domestic incident
    A 70-year-old woman was found slain at her Magnolia Glen neighborhood home with trauma to her neck this afternoon on the North Side and a man is in custody, officials said. At 12:10 p.m. police conducted a well-being check at an apartment in the 1300...
  • Designer's off-the-wall twist

    Designer's off-the-wall twist
    David Staten can tell you what to hang over your sofa. After all, it's a common question from customers who purchase furniture from Room & Board, where Staten is the Chicago visual manager, responsible for dressing stores in a way that invites people to...
  • Tiki bars offer taste of the tropics

    Tiki bars offer taste of the tropics
    Bathed in an eerie blue glow, a narrow wall of tightly packed skulls looms over the staircase descending into Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago's newest tiki lounge and most recent Lettuce Entertain You venture. Evocative of the shrunken heads of campy tales...
  • From death row to 'Peace Limo' -- Exonerated convict turned street preacher spreads the word: Stop killing

     
    The following column by Change of Subject contributing editor and editorial board coordinator Jessica Reynolds appeared in today's print editions on page two, where the vacationing John Kass' column usually appears For years I've seen the car parked...
  • Laughter flies in 'The Birds'

    Laughter flies in 'The Birds'
    The opening shtick of "The Birds," surely one of the funniest camp parodies in off-Loop history, involves an actress playing Peggy Robertson, Alfred Hitchcock's assistant. The famously brittle Peggy leads the bemused audience from the Berger Mansion...