| Jan 23, 2013
A prized piece of River North real estate on the same corner that was supposed to accommodate a state-of-the-art synagogue and community center has been purchased by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to build its first meetinghouse in...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:10 PM
There are raunchy, trashy, terrible movies. And then there is "Intrepidos Punks," in a class all its own. An exploitation artifact from early 1980s Mexico (there is some dispute about the film's exact date), it pits the berserk against the berserker: Punk...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
50 E. Chesnut, at the corner of Chestnut and Rush streets, offers spacious living on a grand scale in one of the city's most desirable neighborhoods — Chicago's Gold Coast. Located just steps from the Magnificent Mile, the building is also a short...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:59 AM
An Oak Brook doctor who was stabbed in the neck and face during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant in November is suing his alleged attacker along with the restaurant and hotel that houses it.
Mir Shah says he was violently attacked and...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The Chicago City Council today approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to change the terms of the city’s parking meter lease despite questions about the deal’s financial impact and fear of giving Chicago Parking Meters LLC...
| May 24, 2013
Donald Trump generated plenty of headlines while in Chicago this month testifying at a trial involving Trump International Hotel & Tower, but beyond the media frenzy, it's a story of "slow and steady wins the race" at his Chicago high-rise.
| May 26, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Three men were shot to death overnight in separate Near North Side and South Side shootings, police said, and three other people survived attacks.
The manager of a South Side gentleman's club was killed and another person wounded in a shooting that...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Eleven juveniles and one adult were arrested last night after a large group converged near the Gold Coast and were blocking traffic, police said.
The people were arrested and charges were pending, said Chicago Police News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette...
| May 19, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Chicago police have charged 10 juveniles and 2 adults with misdemeanors after a large group blocked streets near the Gold Coast Saturday evening, officials said today.
The people were issued citations for charges ranging from reckless conduct, loitering,...
| Jan 10, 2013
Two Asian restaurants with impressive credentials opened exactly one day apart: Embeya, a West Loop Vietnamese restaurant made its debut Sept. 11; and Jellyfish, a Gold Coast pan-Asian opened on the 12th. They're ideal for their neighborhoods; Embeya...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen were overshadowed Tuesday at their own party by another celebrity, but the NBA Hall of Famer and his wife shouldn't feel too bad. The star who stole the spotlight at the Chicago Bulls Charities and Bright Pink benefit in...