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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Fire Department: North Side fire was 'incendiary'

    Fire Department: North Side fire was 'incendiary'
    A fire in an Edgewater Beach neighborhood apartment building that left eight people injured, one critically, was started by someone, and the investigation has been turned over to police, officials said Thursday. The Chicago Police Department’s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Illinois women win the right to vote

    Illinois women win the right to vote
    Shortly before Illinois women won the right to vote, 100 years ago this week, the state's delegation to a suffragettes march in Washington was bitterly divided over the issue of what to call each other. Belle Squire, herself unmarried, insisted on...
  • A screen's-eye view of Chicago

    Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
  • Adult communities roll out red carpet for prospective residents

    Adult communities roll out red carpet for prospective residents
    Thinking about starting your search for an active adult or senior living community? Prepare to immerse yourself in the experience. Communities love to show off and welcome home hunters. As a potential resident, you have the opportunity to try before you...