| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:23 AM
A few weeks ago, clubowner Katerina Carson made a major life decision that will affect jazz musicians and audiences across the Chicago area: She decided to close her widely admired nightspot, Katerina's, by the end of this month.
The move to "retire"...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
An effort to crackdown on drunken driving continues this weekend in Chicago, where police will be focusing on the Albany Park neighborhood.
Officers will be be stationed at and around the corner of Irving Park Road and Springfield Avenue from 7 p.m....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge
St. Viator School 3644 N. Kedvale Ave. 773-545-2173
Sample beer and barbecued pork pairings from 10 local chefs and breweries including Solemn Oath, Begyle and Half Acre—plus an additional beer style...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The illegal drug trade in Ald. Jason Ervin's 28th Ward isn't all about the hard stuff.
The black market for cigarettes, he said, can be just as pervasive—and, in some ways, safer for dealers.
"It's similar to the sale of narcotics, where...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:40 AM
Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a 44-year-old man with Autism reported missing from the Irving Park neighborhood.
Mark Moritz, of the 4200 block of North Harding Avenue, is described as 5'4'', 180 lbs., with gray hair, green...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last August, Jeff Heil spent about $100,000 to buy new televisions and a sound system and break down a wall to make the ultimate World Cup viewing space in the Irving Park German restaurant his family has owned since 1977.
His investment paid off Sunday,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:46 AM
There are certain CTA stations that seem almost impossible to navigate, even if you are in good shape.
Take the Sheridan Red Line stop, for example. The stairwell is narrow and is known to get slick with puddles after rain. Or the Central Purple Line...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A 16-year-old boy who drowned after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan on the North Side, despite efforts by his friends to pull him out of the water, has been identified, authorities said.
An autopsy today determined Gyron Webb, of the 1400 block of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale, according to Demetri Kouvalis, who rehabbed the venue three years ago. Built in 1927, the movie theater has been in Kouvalis’ family since 1987.
Closed since May due to a broken air conditioner,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Police officers shot three people over 18 hours across Chicago Friday, including a 14-year-old boy who died.
Police said they found guns at two of the scenes and, in the third incident, were threatened by a man who claimed to have a gun but did not....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Two of the five people shot by Chicago police over 36 hours were boys ages 14 and 16, both of them killed when they refused to drop their guns, officials said.
The 14-year-old was fatally shot by police Friday night in the Old Irving Park neighborhood...