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  • 4 wounded in shooting outside Goose Island nightclub

    4 wounded in shooting outside Goose Island nightclub
    Four men were wounded in a shooting outside a Near North Side nightclub early this morning, authorities said. The shooting happened about 3:40 a.m. outside Hearts, a club at 1115 N. North Branch Street. Officers found two wounded men in a parking lot...
  • Eat this: Raw Ahi tuna taco at Big & Little's

    Eat this: Raw Ahi tuna taco at Big & Little's
    Raw ahi tuna taco: Big & Little's menu offers a gallimaufry of tacos, burgers and po'boy sandwiches, so guess what its No. 1-selling item is? Raw ahi tuna taco. Sashimi in a fried corn shell, essentially. It's Big & Little's take on the Hawaiian poke,...
  • CTA installing new digital displays at rail stations

    CTA installing new digital displays at rail stations
    The CTA plans to install 24 digital displays at 10 stations in the next six months, an agency spokeswoman said this week. The CTA recently installed two new digital displays outside the Chicago Brown Line stop on the Near North Side. The 10 stations...
  • As a rule, priority seating means something on CTA trips

    As a rule, priority seating means something on CTA trips
    Readers sometimes ask how I get around, and some people even suggest they already know the answer based on perceived tea leaves in my writing. No, I don't fly to the office in the Tribune helicopter (there isn't one), which is to say that I can be as...
  • 2 seriously hurt in Near North Side crash

    2 seriously hurt in Near North Side crash
    Two people were seriously injured in a crash in the River North neighborhood this afternoon, authorities said. The crash happened a little before 2:45 p.m. at Ontario and Franklin streets. Two people were taken in serious-to-critical condition to...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago restaurants

    10 things you might not know about Chicago restaurants
    In honor of Taste of Chicago, running Wednesday through Sunday, let's take a look at the city's savory restaurants and their sometimes unsavory customers. Eat it up: 1/ Charlie Trotter, the influential Chicago restaurateur who died last year, once...
  • A graceful goodbye for Sweetie Grace

    A graceful goodbye for Sweetie Grace
    It's not often that I get to experience a story from its beginning to its end. The exception is the rags-to-riches tale of a pit bull named Sweetie Grace. Roberta Miller, Sweetie Grace's owner, called me last week to tell me that she had spent the...
  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Wi-Fi provider Gowex filing for bankruptcy amid scandal

    Wi-Fi provider Gowex filing for bankruptcy amid scandal
    Gowex, a Madrid-based Wi-Fi provider that launched its free ad-supported service in Chicago less than two months ago, is filing for bankruptcy amid a financial scandal. Jenaro Garcia, founder and CEO of Gowex, resigned this week after admitting he...
  • The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014

    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter, civil rights champion, 1933-2014
    The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass. It was...
  • Last-minute Ventra transition tips

    Last-minute Ventra transition tips
    Now departing: Disposable CTA cards. This is the final weekend the CTA will accept disposable magnetic cards to pay for rides. Starting July 1, the agency will allow only Ventra, some personal bank cards, certain phones and cash (on buses) for fare...