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  • Vegan restaurants in Chicago

    Vegan restaurants in Chicago
    From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment. “A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
  • Some Metra service resumes after pedestrian fatally struck in Rogers Park

    Some Metra service resumes after pedestrian fatally struck in Rogers Park
    All inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific/North line trains were stopped for nearly two hours during the evening rush today after a train fatally struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station, Metra officials said. Officials warned that delays...
  • Collisions leave two pedestrians dead, one critically injured

    Collisions leave two pedestrians dead, one critically injured
    A vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Ravenswood neighborhood Friday night, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition, police said. In a separate collision in the Archer Heights neighborhood, a 61-year-man died after being struck by a...
  • How Chicago's Teacher Strike Explains the Education De-revolution

    How Chicago's Teacher Strike Explains the Education De-revolution
    Several good friends of mine work as Chicago Public School teachers, and as the strike continues this week, I can’t help but point out it seems like Chicago’s great at coughing up money for Olympic bids, NATO summits, and TIFF slush funds, but...
  • Chicago Literary Hall of Fame holds benefit

    Chicago Literary Hall of Fame holds benefit
    TV reporter Janet Davies, wearing a beige jacket and leopard boots, stood behind a wooden podium in a darkened room overlooking Millennium Park on October 12. "Remember, like Chicago voting, bid and bid often," she said, encouraging an audience of...
  • Winning idea was written on the back of a hall pass

    Winning idea was written on the back of a hall pass
    At Rattlesnake Middle School in Missoula, Mont., Baird Harper was the cool sixth-grade special education teaching assistant, but he was also thinking, and listening, like a writer. One idea, scribbled on the back of a hall pass six years ago, morphed...
  • In inauguration, Emanuel steers away from Daley and sets own course

    In inauguration, Emanuel steers away from Daley and sets own course
    Rahm Emanuel took control of City Hall on Monday, calling for change and challenging Chicagoans to share in the work — and the pain — that lies ahead. On a crisp morning in picturesque Millennium Park, a landmark achievement of Richard M....
  • Attorneys: Solitary confinement for 3 charged in firebomb plot is 'cruel and unusual'

    Attorneys: Solitary confinement for 3 charged in firebomb plot is 'cruel and unusual'
    Lawyers for three out-of-state men accused of plotting to firebomb police stations and other political targets during the NATO summit in Chicago complained Tuesday that their clients have been held in solitary confinement in Cook County Jail, calling...
  • Blagojevich home now collateral -- and for sale

    A federal judge set bond at $450,000 for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and ordered him to post his North Side house and Washington condo as collateral even though the former governor's lawyers said the Chicago residence is for sale. "I have no intention of...
  • Rod Blagojevich enters federal prison in Colorado to start 14-year sentence

    Rod Blagojevich enters federal prison in Colorado to start 14-year sentence
    — After a goodbye tour that stretched from Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Rod Blagojevich turned, waved and disappeared Thursday behind a darkened doorway of a federal prison. Inside Federal...
  • Chicagoan crowned new Food Network Star

    Elmwood Park’s Jeff Mauro, the self-styled “Sandwich King” was crowned the next “Food Network Star” during the series finale Sunday night. His new show, also titled “Sandwich King” premieres Sunday, Aug. 21 at 10:...