| Jul 27, 2014
Festive Jefferson Park
Catch the final day of the Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival in Jefferson Park, offering live music, food, craft beer, art vendors and a Kids' Zone. Noon to 10 p.m. July 27. $7; $5 before 5 p.m.; children 12 and under free. Lawn...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The historic Craftsman, found in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of West Adams Terrace, charms with its intimate living spaces and original details. Among its preserved features, the home counts Mahogany beams and built-ins, original chandeliers and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:12 PM
You've had a few days to recover from Pitchfork, so you should be plenty rested in time to do the fest thing all over again. The lineup this week includes some perennial favorites: Wicker Park Fest, Jeff Fest and Taste of Lincoln Avenue, plus the debut...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:00 PM
When Jennifer Hodge became principal at Our Lady of Victory two years ago, enrollment at the school had dropped to an all-time low of 91 students. But she felt confident she could turn around the prekindergarten to eighth-grade school, which had been part...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:27 AM
When it rains, it pours. The dining gods, in their infinite wisdom, broke open the clouds these last six months to deluge Chicago with a number of burger-centric restaurants. I notice three trends with this go-round of openings: 1) The price point for...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:58 PM
New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English.
Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Priced out of much of Los Angeles, young professionals are zeroing on several neighborhoods around USC and to the west, as the expanding Expo light rail line delivers new residents to the area.
Communities such as Jefferson Park, Leimert Park and West...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Two brothers from Utah were arrested after one of them made "lewd and offensive" remarks to the flight crew aboard a plane at O'Hare International Airport, sparking a drunken fracas that continued after police arrived.
Randy F. Lindsey, 48, of Salt Lake...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The painter Ed Paschke often said he wanted his vibrantly chromatic paintings to penetrate the nervous systems of the people who look at them. Viewers "either love it or hate it," he said of reactions to his surreal verging-on-psychedelic imagery, "but...