| 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...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:22 AM
4th Annual Lincoln Square Christkindl Market
December 2 - 4
4700 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday, Noon -10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:18 AM
It all started in a private home in 1957 with a small group of folk guitarists learning the chords to “Sloop John B.” Now 55 years later Frank Hamilton, Win Stracke and the other founders of the Old Town School of Folk Music would hardly...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:14 AM
When filmmaker Craig Erpelding and his then-girlfriend enlisted the services of the Apartment People in the summer of 2008 to find an apartment after moving to Chicago from L.A., he found himself unable to answer a very basic question: "What...
| Jan 18, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:05 a.m. What are the main concerns of members of the American Farm Bureau going into the 2012 crop year? At the Farm Bureau convention in Honolulu Orion talked to Illinois...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Years ago, drinking locally wasn't about sipping the beer made in your city -- it meant drinking the beer from your neighborhood. Prohibition and the rise of conglomerates put an end to that habit.
But the craft-beer boom has turned drinkers toward local...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 8:54 AM
2nd Annual Chicago Lincoln Square Christkindl Market
Friday, December 4, noon to 10 pm
Saturday, December 5, 9 am to 10 pm
Sunday, December 6, 10 am to 7 pm
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 Tbs vegetable...
| Jul 1, 2009
| 9:36 AM
(WGN-AM)- Four cars were torched in a Lincoln Square parking lot early this morning, Chicago police said. It was the second time multiple cars were set on fire in the city over the last eight days, but the two incidents did not appear related.
At 3:40 a....
| May 1, 2009
| 1:11 PM
Leslie Keiling is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area, born and raised in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the city's North Side. She attended Columbia College, and by her sophomore year began working for the fledgling Shadow Traffic Network.
| Jul 8, 2010
Chicago is filled with reasons to celebrate in the summertime. The major one, of course? It's not winter.
We all have our own list of the joys of summer. At the very top of mine is power shopping — outdoors!
Throughout the city and suburbs,...