| 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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Approximately 500 community members, civic leaders and donors attended Toast & Twinkle, the Center on Halsted's third holiday party, on Dec. 12. A quintet from Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles played seasonal tunes as guests checked in for the center's open...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Smoke spread through much of Lakeview Friday night as crews battled an extra-alarm fire and rescued a woman and a dog from an adjoining building, officials said.
Crews took a little more than 1-1/2 hours to extinguish the fire at 3330 N. Clark St.,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:25 AM
An extra-alarm fire that destroyed a Lakeview building started in a hookah lounge and spread to two other businesses, fire officials say.
Investigators with the Office of Fire Investigation determined that the fire at 3330 N. Clark St. began Friday...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Hundreds of protesters, including some Walmart workers who skipped their shifts on the retail industry's busiest day, spoke, chanted and sang outside of Walmart stores around the United States, making pleas for higher wages and better healthcare for...
| 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......
| 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.
| 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,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration announced the addition of two new speed cameras Friday, bringing the city’s total number to 33 cameras operating at 18 different parks and schools.
The new cameras are near Challenger Park in Lakeview...