| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Ike Barinholtz, a writer and co-star on the Fox sitcom “The Mindy Project,” has been cast as the male lead in the Tina Fey-Amy Poehler movie “The Nest.”
The comedy is about a pair of sisters who decide to throw one final party to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Entrepreneur Beau D’Arcy paints a romantic picture when talking about his latest venture, a floating entertainment complex called Breakwater Chicago.
“When you’re on Breakwater, you have the ability to have a great dinner, a glass of...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Lakeview-area police officers want Pride revelers to know that the city's steeper fines for public drinking will actually be enforced at this years' LGBT Pride Festivities.
At a beat meeting last week, Chicago Police Department commander Elias...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:19 PM
A Lakeview man accused of killing a woman after he struck her oncoming taxi as he drove drunk on the wrong side of Lake Shore Drive early Friday was released on bond this evening, authorities said.
Erik F. Johnson, 23, of the 3500 block of North Janssen...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:14 PM
A Lakeview man accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive early Friday and killing a woman after he struck her oncoming taxi was ordered held on $750,000 bail Sunday in Cook County bond court.
Erik F. Johnson, 23, of the 3500 block...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:03 PM
When Israel celebrated its independence day last spring, Tal Shaked Cretella organized a first-ever ceremony in Tel Aviv, where thousands of people gathered for readings of the Jewish state’s declaration of independence, she said.
Now in Chicago...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The second annual list of 100 trans-identified people making a big impact on LGBTQ issues in America is out, and 11 of this year's honorees are from Chicago.
The Trans 100 list, compiled by an anonymous committee of trans people and sponsored by...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Among the supporters of the TransLife Center are Lana Wachowski, co-director of "The Matrix" and other blockbusters, and her partner Karin Winslow. Wachowski, a transgender woman who is co-directing Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis in "Jupiter Ascending"...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:51 PM
A doctor with the Chicago Eye Institute was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he was accused of videotaping four women in a restroom and a locker room at his offices in Lakeview and Irving Park.
Robert Weiss, 58, surrendered to police Tuesday, and was...
| Jan 31, 2014
Even with the best of maps, you may never know where you're going until you get there.
When Barrie Jean Borich came to the end of writing her most recent book, "Body Geographic" ("a stunningly original memoir," said the Kirkus review), she had no...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Crain's Chicago Business is reporting: Lauded Chicago-based tech start-up Threadless, an online T-shirt company that crowdsources designs, has laid off more than a quarter of its staff and closed its Lakeview store. The CEO says the company has...