| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Dennis Pearson is best known as the guy who seems to be running for everything and never winning. Most recently, he was one of several candidates for an Allentown City Council appointment, but they picked somebody else. People also should......
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mechanical problems on a Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line train this morning has caused delays for commuters, officials said. The inbound Metra train No. 618 …...
| Nov 7, 2012
Something funny happened on the way to Election Day 2012.
In the final hours before the tally, when further argument was just noise, when there was nothing left but the waiting and the wishing and the muttering over Chicago's polling place confusion,...
| Feb 2, 2012
Paul Kahan is the opposite of an enigma. He is easily explained. He is pleased by simple pleasures. He defines his life by four pillars: chef, record-store geek, husband, law-abiding citizen. Everything else is noise.
In judgment, he renders halfway...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Megan Crepeau Anyone been stuck on an overcrowded Blue Line lately, or waited for Godot an Irving Park bus? Yeah, me too. You know who probably hasn't? Certain members of the CTA's Board of Directors. RedEye found that out......
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
In the first half of this satire from writers Kirk Pynchon and Mike Beyer, you'll find one of the funniest skewerings of Hollywood vs. Chicago — specifically, Hollywood vs. our town's noble-but-unglamorous storefront theater...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
"Urban Vigilante" CD Release Week
Thursday, September 29
8:30 p.m. - midnight
1920 West Irving Park Road
Wednesday, October 5
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The Jazz Showcase
806 S. Plymouth Court
To purchase a...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:32 AM
A person waiting for a bus was struck and seriously injured this morning by a car that then crashed through the windows of a flower shop in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The crash occurred at about 7:15 a.m. at Kimball Avenue and...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:56 AM
A Highland, Ind. man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and other charges after he blew through a traffic light on Monday and critically injured an 83-year-old man waiting for the bus before driving into an Albany Park flower shop,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:40 PM
West Garfield Park this week saw two homicides in 13 hours, police said.
At 11 a.m. Tuesday, a 34-year-old man was shot to death in the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street, officials said. Thirteen hours earlier, an 18-year-old man was fatally shot in the...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Change was a hot topic of the CTA this year—and not just because a new debit-credit fare system could reduce coin transactions in the next few years.
Other changes announced this year: Longtime politico Forrest Claypool was named CTA president...