| Feb 4, 2011
| 11:09 AM
Printers Row Lit Fest 2011 will take place on June 4 and 5!
The Printers Row Lit Fest is considered the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest with seven stages featuring more than 100 literary programs. The annual festival draws more than...
| Aug 20, 2010
Chicago-based LG Development Group and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture have broken ground on Row 2750, a luxury row home and condominium development in Lincoln Park.
Located at 2750 N. Lakewood Ave., the enclave of 11 residences has nine row homes and...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 8:27 PM
A 47-year-old woman reported missing from the Near South Side suffers from schizophrenia and is without her medication, Chicago police said Saturday night.
Xin Wang was last seen Friday in the area of 300 East 26th Street, and besides her health problems...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:52 PM
An accident caused the Illinois State Police to close down the inbound Stevenson Expressway near King Drive early today, causing extensive traffic problems in the area.
The crash closed all lanes inbound at about 12:55 a.m., with the ensuing traffic...
| Oct 23, 2011
Minna Everleigh took the news philosophically when told the city was shuttering her "resort," as establishments of the kind she and her sister Ada ran were called in Chicago a century ago.
"If the ship sinks, we're going down with a cheer and a good...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:23 AM
In the Chicago of the 1870s, the fashionable drawing rooms of Prairie Avenue were frequently host to spiritualists, mediums and charlatans, often folks playing all three of those roles at once. With lowered gas lights and a bit of hocus-pocus and table...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Mar 16, 2008
Craig Huffman comes to the private-equity world with a multifaceted set of credentials: two master's degrees from the University of Chicago, stints in the non-profit world, and a stretch as a rehabber of distressed properties.
Now Huffman is ready to...
| May 16, 2009
| 5:16 PM
(WGN-AM) - The mother of a 4-year-old boy found wandering on a South Side street was charged with endangering the life and health of a child, police said.
Sharon Robertson, 35, of the 9100 block of South Drexel Boulevard was charged with the...