| Aug 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Isla Pillipina 2501 West Lawrence Avenue Try It: Lumpia Shanghai (mini eggroll) or Crispy Pata (pig knuckle)
Located in a small strip-mall in Lincoln Square is one of the most authentic Philippine restaurants I've encountered. Isla...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Pat Powers, 55, who lives in Wicker Park, walked south down Ashland Avenue this morning. He had a three-mile walk ahead of him to the Marriot at Medical District/UIC, 625 S. Ashland Ave., where he was meeting his boss.
He called the dire warnings...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Jo Snow Syrups
Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Logan Square on Logan Boulevard & Milwaukee
Thursdays 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in Lincoln Square off of Leland & Lincoln
Fridays 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Forest Park at The Grove (Madison/Van...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Are you in the Loop when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the "L"?
If all you know about the Green Line is that it's a Goose Island beer, you're in luck. Two Chicago groups are offering tours this summer that detail the intricacies of the CTA....
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Through August 27
Pilsen: Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 26
Hyde Park: Saturday, July 23 and Friday, August 5
Jackson Park: Friday, July 29 and Saturday, August 27
Lincoln Park: Saturday, August 6
Lincoln Square: Friday, August 12...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 7:21 AM
3rd Annual Lincoln Square Christkindl Market
December 3 - 5
Austrian Apfel Strudel
There are many variations of this dish. This version is very simple and originates from the region around Graz-Austria....
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:44 PM
For about 40 years, the military dog tag that once rested on the chest of Navy Lt. j.g. William DeGroff was a lost treasure.
For two decades it lingered on a Nevada mountain among the wreckage of the young airman’s plane. For two more decades, it...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year.
Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Western Avenue may not be Chicago's most beautiful street, but local artist and architect Jane Sloss thinks that it is the city's most revealing. That's why the 31-year-old Andersonville-based artist decided to paint 24 watercolor paintings, one to...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Ms. Pac-Man suffers an untimely death at the hands of a blue-clad ghost, but A.J. Matthews doesn’t seem too upset by his failure to navigate the pellet-filled maze without smacking into a homicidal spectre. Instead, Matthews turns around and admires...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:26 PM
It’s easy to find people carrying on Thanksgiving traditions, but editors wanted me to find the exact opposite of that for a story about when old traditions end and new ones begin.
In a recent online survey on Allrecipes.com, 16 percent of...