| Oct 1, 2013
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:36 AM
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,...
| Nov 20, 2013
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
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....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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....
| Aug 29, 2013
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Legendary Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill famously coined the phrase "All politics is local," but for dedicated staff and volunteers at historical societies across the city and suburbs, so is all history.
They are the ones who keep the flame of the...