| Sep 3, 2013
Part of Chicago's enthusiasm for craft beer comes from a "drink local" ethos. There's a special satisfaction to hoisting a pint brewed mere miles from where you're drinking, and this fall, Chicagoans will welcome some new hometown heroes to their taps....
| Sep 1, 2013
One of two things usually happens to people visiting a new country: They become cautious and are afraid to let their guard down, or they decide to take risks and embrace opportunities that present themselves during their brief adventure.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds This tweet from Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey caught my eye as I skimmed through my Twitter feed Friday afternoon. The juxtaposition of those two concerns implies the North Side one pales in comparison, but his message......
| 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.
| Aug 19, 2013
The Tribune’s August 6 editorial, “Are you safe in a high-rise?” has generated a volley of consistent responses from the members of our Diversey Harbor Lakeview Association, a coalition of high-rise buildings that are home to more than...
| Aug 18, 2013
Germain Roignant went to Rosehill Cemetery on Friday morning to visit the grave where his son was buried a few days ago. He has gone there every day, just to say hello.
He stays for a while, still trying to fathom how it is that his son could be gone,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A backpack valued at $280 was reported stolen July 31 at 5:06 p.m. from an unlocked vehicle parked on Milbrook Drive at Hobble Bush.
On July 31 at 5:43 p.m., a 32-year-old Arlington...
| Jul 28, 2013
Chicagoans love their lake. It cools the hot summer winds, and it provides a watery playground for swimmers, fishermen and boaters. But last week's warnings of rogue waves reminded residents that Lake Michigan can be a dangerous neighbor, even in the warm...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Even after the City Council unanimously signed off Wednesday on the Cubs' $500 million remake of Wrigley Field and the neighboring area, the exact scope and starting day of the project remained uncertain.
That's because Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts issued...
| Jul 28, 2013
Romantic comedies are filled with stories of opposites attracting, but the truth is, opposing personalities can tear a relationship apart.
Just ask Erik and Mark Sosa-Kibby of Kenosha.
Erik, 38, admits that he is the stereotypical artist with his head...
| 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...