| Sep 12, 2013
1925 N. Lincoln Ave. 312-642-4700
Inside, this eatery is all old-school Italian with brick walls and checked tablecloths. Outside, the massive patio is the perfect place to devour a pizza and a few rounds of craft beer.
| Sep 11, 2013
Whether you prefer yours shaken or stirred, there's no shortage of cocktail spots to provide your fancy-drink fix.
First, order up at The Barrelhouse Flat (2624 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-857-0421), a sexy two-floor lounge where progressive bartenders push the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Chicago police shot and killed a man in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood before midnight Saturday night, according to police and a union spokesman.
The off-duty officer lives in the area and saw a man on the porch of a vacant apartment about 11:30 p....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:29 PM
There are many fine books that concern the joys of walking around the city, and I would enthusiastically recommend "Walking Chicago: 31 Tours of the Windy City's Classic Bars, Scandalous Sites, Historic Architecture, Dynamic Neighborhoods, and Famous...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre has announced its new season, composed of three shows not seen before in Chicago.
In the fall, the long-running Old Town company will stage Nick Jones' "Trevor," a piece about a showbiz chimp who is long past his prime....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:02 PM
It sounds quite idyllic: Skate a few hours on the new outdoor ice rink in Winnetka, then hit the concessions booth for a panini on freshly-baked bread.
That winter scenario will soon be attainable after the Winnetka Park Board recently approved a $238,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Shootings across the city left two men dead and two others wounded overnight, according to authorities.
A 25-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood about 10:50 p.m. Two people approached him while he sat in a white car in the 6800...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
| Jun 12, 2013
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Michael Shannon, an Oscar nominee (“Revolutionary Road”) known for playing troubled characters, appears as tortured madman General Zod in “Man of Steel,” opening Friday. Would he be open to...