| 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
| 8:41 AM
The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips.
"I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:27 AM
When it rains, it pours. The dining gods, in their infinite wisdom, broke open the clouds these last six months to deluge Chicago with a number of burger-centric restaurants. I notice three trends with this go-round of openings: 1) The price point for...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:17 PM
It turns out even Superman loves Sunday Funday.
“Man of Steel” star Henry Cavill had lunch with MMA fighter and actress Gina Carano Sunday at Jack’s On Halsted in the Lakeview East neighborhood and returned later on that day for a...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:07 AM
In a recent review, only 10 percent of single-family Chicago homes and condominiums listed for sale in the local multiple listing service disclosed annual energy costs, as required by city ordinance.
The early analysis of homes listed from July 1 to...
| Mar 28, 2014
On Thursday, Dream Town Realty's website home page contained the typical links to property listings and neighborhood information.
Beginning Friday, the Chicago firm will add a banner to its home page touting its new division, Pride of Ownership, which...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:55 PM
Lake Shore Drive completely reopened around 4:20 a.m. this morning, according to Chicago police, hours after a standoff lasting more than 8 hours closed lanes in both directions.
Police late Sunday took into custody a Chicago-area man wanted in...
| 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 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
A large part of Tom Gniedziejko's business during the past few years has been buying older ranch homes on Chicago's Northwest Side, adding second-story additions and reselling them.
The deals just aren't what they used to be. Compared with two years...