| May 19, 2013
David and Kimberley Rudd got to know each other as journalism students at Northwestern University in the fall of 1984.
And it was a strictly platonic relationship.
"We were two of about 13 African-American freshman journalism students at...
| Dec 13, 2012
Hemingway daiquiri: History shows that Ernest Hemingway had a fondness for booze, and one of his favorite beverages to order in Cuban bars was the papa doble: a double-size frozen cherry-lime daiquiri since dubbed the Hemingway daiquiri in his honor....
| May 15, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Riders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break.
Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more.
Over the next few years, the CTA overhauled the...
| Apr 19, 2013
A casino-entertainment complex, a major convention hotel and a Barack Obama presidential library are being floated as possible anchors for a mixed-use development of the former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side.
The scenarios were...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn today announced a program aimed at helping veterans and active duty military members purchase homes by providing $10,000 grants for down payment and closing costs.
Qualified applicants also will be able to lock in low-interest loans at 4...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:10 PM
No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house.
And yet Dubin, an @Properties real estate broker, sold his Roscoe Village townhouse in the spring and moved into his new place—a luxury apartment in Goose Island.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:40 AM
West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed.
On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:05 AM
It is an arduous task to make a movie — how many of you are tired of waiting for "The Devil in the White City" to hit the big screen almost 10 years after the book's publication? — so it is not hard to understand why it took Wisconsin-based...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:54 AM
The Illinois Science Council is inviting Chicagoland residents to shower with friends this weekend at three area beaches.
The council is hosting viewing parties to watch the annual Perseid Meteor Shower from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday at 12th...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell was ordered held on $10,000 bond Saturday after he allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend during an argument inside his high-rise apartment on the Near South Side and threatened to throw her off a balcony,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A possible suspect is in custody in the shooting of a man in the South Loop this afternoon, police said.
The man, 30, was shot in the chest and leg in the 2100 block of South Michigan Avenue about 1:18 p.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...