| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The urge to create is as old as the human race, as ancient as the day someone felt the urge to draw colorful lines across bodies and faces or, more permanently, paint on or carve into the walls of a cave. This sort of self-expression reaches a natural, if...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A transplant from New Hampshire, Robert “Bobby” Cann was an ambassador for Chicago biking, taking the time to answer new riders' questions — even taking them on test rides to familiarize them with city streets.
Cann, who worked at...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:40 AM
On a quiet street of century-old cottages in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood sits a house that stands out. It could be the trio of blue wooden ladders rising from the miniature woodland. Or perhaps it's the row of old doors painted in eye-popping hues...
| May 16, 2013
Chicagoans take their coffee seriously, and not just when they're drinking it.
"For a long time in Chicago, coffee shops were split into two camps," said Zaida Dedolph of HalfWit Coffee Roasters. "Ones that served Intelligentsia, and ones that served...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A Northwestern University law student was stepping out for a late-night snack from a restaurant around the corner from his Old Town apartment when he …...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
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| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
"Keeping up with the Kardashians" stars Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are koming to the Chicago area to meet with Kardashian Kollection kustomers.
(See what I did there?)
The famous siblings are scheduled to take part in a meet-and-greet at Sears...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:59 AM
A 15-year-old boy was shot Monday night on the Near North Side and two others were shot on the West Side, according to Chicago police.
The teen was among two groups of males that got into an altercation about 9:53 p.m. on the 200 block of West Division...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:50 PM
A 26-year-old man has been seriously wounded during a shooting in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side late Tuesday.
The victim was exiting a vehicle in the 200 block of West Evergreen Avenue when a gunman on foot fired shots, striking the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:42 AM
A man and woman were fatally stabbed this morning in separate domestic disturbances on the city's North Side, Chicago police said.
Authorities made arrests in both fatal stabbings, but no criminal charges had been filed this morning, officials said....
| Jan 17, 2013
The Old Town Ale House, a 55-year-old dive bar with a long history of literary associations, is the unofficial clubhouse of A Red Orchid Theatre. Throughout the history of the venerable company, which was founded 20 years ago and now is perhaps best known...