| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:38 PM
For Sarah Dodson, working the bar at Gunther Murphy's Public House, a now-shuttered Lakeview watering hole, was like being in a classroom.
Here, regulars bellied up to the bar and discussed new authors, the local literary community and the definition of...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
What does Oscar-nominated actor and former Evanston Township High School student Michael Shannon plan on doing as the most high-profile film of his career, "Man of Steel" — which co-stars Russell Crowe, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and, in the role of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:46 AM
State Sen. Kirk Dillard made official today his second consecutive bid for the Republican nomination for governor, blasting Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for what he called a lack of leadership on key issues.
Speaking outside the Lakeview home where he...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:28 PM
As opening night glitches go, this was a good problem.
The back room at Lakeview gastropub The Dog's Bollox was jammed with people squeezing in for the debut of Story Sessions, yet another yarn-spinning event to add to Chicago's already-packed...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Twenty-one Chicago food truck stands are scheduled to begin operation by the end of next week, city officials told the Tribune and the Stew.
Located in Lincoln Park, the Loop, Streeterville, Lakeview, West Town and Wicker Park the stands will allow up to...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 4:44 AM
A Wilmette man was cited for driving under the influence and failing to reduce his speed after police say he rear-ended a squad car in the Lakeview neighborhood early Friday morning.
Nathaniel Byram, 31, of the 2100 block of West Beechwood Avenue, was...
| Aug 17, 2013
After moving to an apartment in the four-story Greenview Place building in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood in February, Burton Nelson thought he had lost a link to the great outdoors. No longer could he walk out his door to his yard.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The CTA attempted to de-crowd buses and trains Monday — and da crowd cheered and da crowd booed.
Old habits, particularly commuting habits, are highly resistant to change. That was the case for many transit customers forced to try a new way to...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Few sights are as welcome each year as that of a packed lobby at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, which opened with its typical gangbusters energy last weekend at Stage 773 in Lakeview and continues through Sunday. Now in its 12th high-spirited...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Greg Gibbs, owner of the Chicago Bagel Authority restaurants in Lakeview and Lincoln Park, asked regular customer and retired Cub Kerry Wood two weeks ago to come up with a sandwich for his menu, which also features The Cosby roast beef sandwich and the...