| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Follow the spotlight to free Cheesie's on Monday.
As part of what Groupon is calling The Searchlight Campaign, the company will feature its "best" merchants by giving away free swag at four locations around Chicago. The deal includes 300 free Cheesie's...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Lincoln Park Community Open House
CityGrounds Coffee Bar 507 W. Dickens Ave. 773-857-1576
Meet the owners of Edzo's Burger Shop, Insomnia Cookies, Swirlz Cupcakes, Armitage Pizzeria and Berco's Popcorn, who gather at the coffee shop to serve...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Late Evening Special
Little Market Brasserie 10 E. Delaware Place 312-640-8141
Leave the early birds elsewhere and unwind with a Big Baby Burger served diner-style with grilled onions, housemade pickles, ketchup, mustard and spicy mayo, plus...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:50 AM
UPDATE -- Chicago police said Monday morning that a North Side man who had been missing since Friday was found safe and has been reunited with his family. No other details were available.
Police are searching...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:53 PM
An alleged Chicago gang member was accused of intimidating an employee at a Lakeview reproductive clinic, county prosecutors said Thursday.
Lazane Clark, 53, of the 2900 block of North Halsted Street, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the clinic,...
| Feb 17, 2014
While you spent this winter languishing under the covers, clearing your social calendar of anything but Netflix or Facebooking screen grabs of Chicago's relentless snow and subzero temperatures, Erika Henning slipped into her favorite North Face jacket...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:02 AM
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the Lakeview neighborhood overnight.
The shooting happened about 12:55 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Diversey Parkway, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
The teen told police he "heard...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Ready for your chance to gorge on $100 worth of bacon? Baconfest 2014 tickets will go sale at noon on Monday, Feb. 24.
Last year, tickets sold out within an hour of release. The sixth annual event will feature in three sessions spanning two days--April...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Chicago has always been considered the candy capital of the world, says Amy Hansen, owner of Amy’s Candy Bar in the Lincoln Square/Ravenswood neighborhood.
After all, she said, it had been home to some of the biggest candy companies: Wrigley,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:07 AM
I was 15 the first time I flew to a non-English-speaking country by myself, an experience at once terrifying, thrillingly adult and exceedingly small potatoes compared to that of Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who sailed around the world alone from 2010...