| 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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Three men have been charged in a series of cell phone store robberies in recent weeks on the Northwest and West sides after a police sergeant and several officers cornered the men in their getaway car, authorities said.
Antwan Palmer, 25, Carnell...
| Aug 26, 2012
As employees at the Irving Park U-Haul facility attached the tow dolly to the rental truck, Neal Seroka could sense trouble ahead.
There was some question about whether the ball on the back of the truck would fit the hitch on the dolly's tow bar....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:07 PM
A woman is in FBI custody after police used a GPS device to track her down following a Dunning neighborhood bank robbery, authorities said today.
The woman was arrested in connection with the Tuesday robbery of the Popular Community Bank, 7181 W. Irving...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Bread and Wine Farm Dinner
Wednesday, September 12
7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Bread & Wine
3732 W. Irving Park Rd
For more information:
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:41 PM
As she wound down a recent set at Chambers, in Niles, singer-pianist Judy Roberts leaned into the microphone and delivered what has become her favorite new closing line.
"From Amundsen High School at Foster and Damen, I'm Judy Roberts," she proclaimed,...
| Sep 8, 2012
Here are some frequently asked questions about the CPS contingency plan. The answers were compiled from CPS and chief Jean-Claude Brizard's comments during a teleconference with parents last week.
Q: How will the CPS sites in the district's Children...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Continual coverage of the Chicago teachers strike.
10 p.m. Lewis, others leave talks for night
CTU President Karen Lewis and other principal negotiators finished up for the evening about 9:45 p.m.
"Today we made some progress,&...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Thousands of dollars worth of jewelry were stolen from a Northwest Side Sears store early this morning after thieves broke in and cleaned out several cases, police said.
At about 3:17 a.m., Chicago police responded to a burglary alarm at the Sears...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Ms. Pac-Man suffers an untimely death at the hands of a blue-clad ghost, but A.J. Matthews doesn’t seem too upset by his failure to navigate the pellet-filled maze without smacking into a homicidal spectre. Instead, Matthews turns around and admires...