| 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 10, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Two young teens who ran away from their Michigan homes because their parents wanted them to spend less time together lived in an SUV in the parking lot of a Lakeview gas station, taking strolls by the lake and hanging out at a nearby Starbucks,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Review: DryHop Brewers
3155 N. Broadway 773-857-3155
Rating: !!! (out of four) Off to a good start
Oh, DryHop, where were you when I lived in Lakeview? Now that I've moved to a 'hood further west, my brewpub options have improved—shoutout to...
| 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...
| 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 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
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...
| 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 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......
| 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...
| 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...