| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts.
"We realized the markets were...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Sunday | "Medea": For its first production in its new Lincoln Square location, Dream Theatre Company stages Jeremy Menekseoglu's version of the Greek tragedy. Through Sept. 14 at the Dream Theatre Laboratory, 5026 N. Lincoln Ave.; artful.ly/dream-theatre-...
| Jun 27, 2014
David Gubala, a Chicago Soccer sporting goods chain regional manager, was anxious Thursday — not so much about the match between the United States and Germany. Instead, he was worried that Ghana would beat Portugal and knock the U.S. out of...
| May 11, 2014
Construction started on almost 5,000 new homes in the Chicago area in the 12 months that ended in March, but two of the top five communities weren't even in Illinois.
They were a short drive away, depending on traffic, in St. John and Crown Point, Ind....
| May 30, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Cans of Half Acre Beer Company’s popular brew Daisy Cutter will be in short supply for about a week after a recent fire destroyed the brand’s entire inventory of cans, the Chicago brewer said.
A blaze over the Memorial Day weekend at the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday evening I'll be the guest host on "Sweet Folk Chicago" (WFMT-FM 98.7) spinning a selection of my favorite Christmas songs, some of which I'm betting you've never heard and will be glad to learn.......
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:09 AM
The Michelin Man was very good to Chicago on Tuesday, bestowing stars on 25 restaurants, the largest number in the four-year history of the Chicago Michelin guide.
“It was a great year in Chicago,” said Michael Ellis, Michelin’s...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23.
BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:46 PM
The CTA attempted to de-crowd buses and trains Monday — and da crowd cheered and da crowd booed.
Old habits, particularly commuting habits, are highly resistant to change. That was the case for many transit customers forced to try a new way to...
| Jul 29, 2013
You could miss it walking by. A small red circle with a line crossing over an image of a gun and a knife, printed on white paper and posted just east of the entrance: "NO WEAPONS."
But the makeshift sign outside Keefer's Restaurant on Chicago's Near...