| May 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
More than 100 demonstrators over various subjects waved signs and chanted outside the Chicago Hilton hotel where President Obama will attend a fundraiser tonight, hours after arrests were made there.
About half had gathered to express their...
| Feb 13, 2013
In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs.
Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Like some Chicago Catholics, Aidan Gillespie of Pilsen performed the Stations of the Cross last week to prepare for Easter—except he did it using CTA stations.
Gillespie, 24, said he traveled the length of the CTA rail system to visit 10 churches...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago said Thursday that it plans to end its current season with the world premiere of "Mojada," a new adaptation of the classical Greek tragedy "Medea" set in modern-day Pilsen. It's the work of Luis Alfaro, the author of...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Interviewing a member of hit heavy metal parody group Steel Panther is much like seeing the band in concert: You know there are real people with real stories behind the characters on stage, but it’s just so much more fun......
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Through August 27
Pilsen: Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 26
Hyde Park: Saturday, July 23 and Friday, August 5
Jackson Park: Friday, July 29 and Saturday, August 27
Lincoln Park: Saturday, August 6
Lincoln Square: Friday, August 12...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Buen Provecho! Pilsen
Thursday, September 15
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of
La Taberna Tapas
1301 S. Halsted Street
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Chicago police bomb and arson unit investigators were able to "resolve" a situation involving a suspicious package in the Pilsen neighborhood this afternoon, police said.
The call came in to police at about 2:51 p.m. for a suspicious package found on the...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:33 PM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Defense Department says it supports recent legislation that allows a Kansas Army chaplain to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
Jo Ann Rooney, an undersecretary of defense, told Sen. Pat Roberts in a recent letter the...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:29 PM
At a prayer service in Daley Plaza to celebrate Good Friday, Cardinal George likened the suffering of Jesus on this day to the suffering of Christians in Chicago whether it is from illness, death, financial problems, anything that causes pain.
| Apr 8, 2012
Alice Brown remembers the moment of dread when doctors diagnosed her with cancer. She imagines her terror and despair were much like what Jesus felt when he was sentenced to die on the cross.
Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy seemed to defeat the...