| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Many Highland Park residents might recall noticing a woman walking around with a Rolleiflex camera during the 1950s and 1960s.
Some can even cite memories of this person as their nanny, a role she held for various Highland Park families.
| May 21, 2014
| 9:08 AM
The Portage Theater, shuttered since last May, has unveiled a new set of shows on its website, with events scheduled to begin next month.
“Hello from the New Portage Theater Management Team,” reads a Facebook message linked from the site....
| May 26, 2014
A Korean War veteran tells the story of swimming in a river near the Korean Demilitarized Zone and making a horrific discovery on the river floor. A Gulf War veteran talks about the seemingly benign ways the military is glorified in toys and even...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
STRIKE A (YOGA) POSE
The Yoga Shop
3880 N. Milwaukee Ave. 312-509-3880
New to yoga? Not bendy enough? No worries. This unpretentious Portage Park studio prides itself on zapping the intimidation factor out of the often serious practice. Owner Jim Cogan...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Folks who have become accustomed in recent months to not feeding the meters on Sundays in a host of North and Northwest Side shopping districts could get a bit of an unpleasant surprise next month.
In response to requests from five aldermen, Mayor...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The historic Patio Theater in Portage Park has been in Demetri Kouvalis' family since 1987. His father ran the movie theater until 2001, when the air conditioning broke.
The repairs were more than the family could afford, and the theater, built in 1927,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Police are questioning two suspects in connection with a stabbing that injured two people this morning in the Portage Park neighborhood.
They are suspected of cutting a 17-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man inside an apartment in the 3700 block of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Two tied up and stabbed a 17-year-old girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend during a Monday robbery on the Northwest Side after inviting the couple to stay the night at a home where one cousin lives, prosecutors said.
David D. Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon
314 S. Halsted St. 312-726-2407
The Parthenon may never have been born if it weren't for some delinquent car payments. In the '50s, fresh from serving in the army during the Korean War, The Parthenon's owner Chris...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:02 PM
A young man who went home after a shooting instead of immediately seeking medical attention has died, one of two young men were wounded in separate North and West side shootings Monday night.
Alex Anderson, 19, was declared dead at 4:42 a.m. at Advocate...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said.