| 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...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:03 PM
As Chicago's annual Pride Parade wound its way through the North Side on Sunday, onlookers said there was something sweetly historic about this year's celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Chicago Fire Department officials evacuated part of an apartment building on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood tonight because of high carbon monoxide levels.
As of 9:30 p.m., firefighters evecuated the third floor of an apartment...
| Jun 22, 2013
Erik Sung found inner happiness through a meditation-based religion, but since donating his home near Lake Forest to his church, he said he has experienced anything but peace.
Neighbors are decidedly skeptical about the Maum Meditation Center, which...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
A man was found with a stab wound to the back of his head early this morning on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
About 2:15 a.m., police were called to the 700 block of West Sheridan Road after receiving a report of a man lying on the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: JakeH Age: 34 Occupation: Attorney -- commercial litigation Family: Just me Resides: Lakeview Philosophies/inclinations: I'm basically a romantic, humanistic idealist with tendencies toward cynicism and...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated 15 years of performances on the MCA stage with its benefit, "remixed/reimagined."
The evening began with an outdoor reception on the front plaza that included food from some of Chicago's food trucks, plus mini...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Despite what you might have heard, it's not impossible to be a vegan in Chicago.
"It's much easier than most people think it is," said Annie Fosnacht, a 35-year-old Edgewater resident vying to be PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door.
Fosnacht and fellow...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:44 PM
A man was sent to a hospital with serious burn injuries following a blaze that started in a Park West neighborhood high rise building tonight.
The fire in the 42-story building in the 2600 block of North Lakeview Avenue, was brought under control about...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Root beer—A&W, Barq's, Mug, etc.—is really a misnomer. It's soda, made with carbonated water and sweeteners, and, as everyone knows, is totally appropriate to serve at a kid's birthday party.
Not so with two new local brews.