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  • CTA president: No plans to restore Lincoln Avenue bus cut

    CTA president: No plans to restore Lincoln Avenue bus cut
    CTA president Forrest Claypool said Wednesday the agency has no plans to restore a controversial 2012 cut of Lincoln Avenue bus service despite a North Side alderman's push to have service reinstated. "We have no plans to change our previous crowding...
  • Fest planner: July 18-20

    Fest planner: July 18-20
    Holy jorts, Batman, it's already time for Pitchfork. The indie music fest returns to Union Park this weekend with another three-day lineup of established and on-the-brink acts, not to mention some of the best fest fashion and people-watching of the...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K

    'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K
    Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, one of the few alums of TV's "Saturday Night Live" based in the Chicago area, has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo in Evanston....
  • Mexique's Carlos Gaytan on life after 'Top Chef'

    Mexique's Carlos Gaytan on life after 'Top Chef'
    A miracle is a coincidence you know can't be a coincidence. How else could Carlos Gaytan explain what happened 17 months ago — with his West Town restaurant Mexique spiraling into debt, he and his wife, Iliamar, decided it could no longer go on....
  • Chicago man accused of driving without pants in Des Plaines

    Chicago man accused of driving without pants in Des Plaines
    A Chicago man who was previously convicted of criminal sexual abuse was accused Thursday of driving through a condominium complex without pants in northwest suburban Des Plaines, said officials. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday, sheriff's police were...
  • Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed

    Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed
    Robert Donahue was told it could take up to a month to fix the damaged utility boxes near his home in Orland Park. It took just a few days. Donahue, featured in the June 3 column, originally contacted "What's Your Problem?" asking for help fixing...
  • Not enrolling in Obamacare will hit home at tax time

    Not enrolling in Obamacare will hit home at tax time
    Health care navigator Barb Silnes has been warning consumers that they will pay a tax penalty if they don't sign up for insurance very soon. Some reply that they'll swallow the penalty — and maybe get coverage later this year. But in most...
  • Phil Vettel on Father's Day dining

    Phil Vettel on Father's Day dining
    Father's Day is Sunday, and if you haven't figured out what to do for Dear Ol' Dad, Chicago restaurants are eager to assist. Barbakoa: Father's Day prix-fixe menu, $45, includes five-course dinner and beer or sangria flight. 1341 Butterfield Road,...
  • Chicago coffee shops aim to brew perfect cup

    Chicago coffee shops aim to brew perfect cup
    The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips. "I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
  • Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery

    Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery
    A man who was reported missing after being last seen in a Norridge cemetery a week ago was found dead Friday in a vehicle in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, authorities said. Donald Ritt, 63, had been last seen June 1 at Acacia Cemetery, 7800 W. Irving...
  • Two locomotives break down within hour on Metra line

    Two locomotives break down within hour on Metra line
    Metra has apologized to customers for two locomotive breakdowns that caused hundreds of passengers on the UP Northwest line to be stuck on board trains for up to three hours. The disruption Monday night stemmed from two separate mechanical issues, one...