| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:10 AM
A 16-year-old boy and a woman were among four people shot overnight in the city, police said.
Someone shot the woman in the leg about 5:20 a.m. today while she was outside in the 700 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Loop Gate neighborhood,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A new era of Joyce scholarship may be dawning, now that James Joyce's works, including many of his letters, are in the public domain....
| Aug 2, 2011
Garden walks give visitors -- whether they are gardeners or not -- a chance to find inspiration and beauty. For gardeners, of course, these treks can bring a bounty of new ideas, as well as an opportunity to talk shop with fellow enthusiasts. Our...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 8:59 AM
| Apr 8, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Montclare is not Gold Coast-grand or Lincoln Park-lively, but that's fine with its residents. This tidy, mostly residential enclave is as quiet as city living gets.
Nine miles northwest of the Loop, Montclare is a neighborhood where people put down...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:53 PM
The FBI is on the hunt for a woman in large glasses and a winter hat and coat who tried to rob a bank this afternoon in the Montclare neighborhood and then held up a another one in Little Village two hours later.
The attempted robbery happened about 2:...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 12:00 PM
A Northwest Side man was ordered held on $100,000 bail today for spitting at people and swearing at Mayor Daley as the mayor was leaving City Hall for the last time last month.
Janusz Kopycinski, 30, of the 6500 block of West Wellington Avenue in th...
| Jun 14, 2009
Garden walks are winding down but there are still a few to enjoy. Here's what's still on tap.
Aug. 2: The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program offers a behind-the-scenes tour of The Gardens at Ball in West Chicago. No reservations required. Hours: 10...
| Aug 7, 2009
Growing up in Chicago's Montclare neighborhood, Tony Perry joined his parents for Sunday drives through the North Shore. The houses along Sheridan Road, he decided, were the epitome of timeless design.
"I told myself that someday, I'd build a house on...