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RedEyeHeads up, Chicago! Whether you live on the North, South or West Side, you'll probably step out your door and into a street festival this weekend as seven fests rock neighborhoods from Humboldt Park to Portage Park and Bridgeport to Lakeview. Serving up...
RedEyeAn Avondale bar-owner was arrested early Sunday morning after police discovered 12 grams of cocaine in his "after hours club." Police officials also said the bar was serving alcohol without a license and offering video poker machines without a license....
Tribune reporterA 20-year-old man has been accused of grabbing and fondling a woman with his pants down in a Northwest Side alley. Brandon Lott, of the 4000 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, was ordered held today on $150,000 bail for a Monday attack on a 49-year-old...
For RedEyeBrown Bag Lunch Truck owner and chef Joaquin Soler is opening a barbecue restaurant in Irving Park this month. Soler first began using the tiny space at 4009 N. Albany Ave. to host pop-up shops where he served dougnuts or chicken and waffles. Their...
The end is near for the world's No. 1-ranked competitive eater, Joey Chestnut. Nicknamed "Jaws" — because, like boxers and Mexican soccer players, every competitive eater has to have a nickname — Chestnut is prepared to walk away from all...
How much does it cost to set up a food truck? With limited funds, Damian Warzecha, 26, turned to Kickstarter to get his business going. In 35 days, he raised $15,600 from 380 backers. "It is very difficult for us to get bank loans because restaurants...
Change of SubjectSaturday night, my wife and I went with the Steinbergs to see local author Jack Zimmerman read from a new collection of stories at the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview. Jack's a true local treasure, a wonderful storyteller and compelling......
A 50-year-old man died early this morning following a crash on the Tri-State Tollway near the O’Hare Oasis late Thursday night in Schiller Park. Andrew Lam, of an unknown address, was pronounced dead at 4:06 a.m. Friday at Advocate Illinois...
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It's time to put on your art-gazing goggles this weekend as eight art, lit and craft fests take over 'hoods from the South Loop to Edgewater. Soak up some sunshine while browsing the Old Town Art Fair and Wells Street Art Festival, or drop in to a new...
Cantate Chicago: The chorus under Benjamin D. Rivera concludes its season with a program ranging from Bach's Cantata No. 4 ("Christ lag in Todesbanden") to works by Haydn, Barber and others. 8 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave.,...
Tribune reporterCircus performers and Shakespearean actors helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel announce Tuesday that the city is doubling the number of performances and cultural events at its parks this summer. Amid lush greenery and newly bloomed flowers at Garfield Park...
CTA buses were involved in two crashes overnight, one in the South East Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side and the other in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Five people were injured but none seriously, authorities said....
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