| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Jewel-Osco's parent company said that it is buying five additional Dominick's locations and named the president of its Boston-area division as the new president of Jewel-Osco.
The five former Dominick's stores that Jewel-Osco plans to remodel and reopen...
| Mar 7, 2014
Jewel-Osco's parent company is buying five additional Dominick's locations and even plans to buy the rest of the company that used to run the Dominick's chain, hoping that a cross-country lineup can overcome competition from discounters, warehouse clubs,...
| Mar 7, 2014
Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz was an energetic force in Chicago's Hasidic Jewish community, overseeing the Lubavitch-Chabad movement in Illinois and helping to establish 37 Chabad centers around the state.
"His leadership style was one of encouragement and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:55 AM
With Chicago Opera Theater now focusing on contemporary music theater works, the responsibility for introducing Chicago audiences to seldom-performed stage works from the 17th and 18th centuries rests on the Haymarket Opera Company. Since its debut in...
| Feb 28, 2014
Samuel Rosenberg survived a Nazi concentration camp and came to the U.S. after World War II, making his mark running department stores in Chicago, investing in farmland and serving as a leader of his North Side synagogue.
"The horror of the war is not...
| Feb 23, 2014
Mona Noriega and Evette Cardona, both in their 50s, will celebrate 20 years together next year.
But on Friday, there was an urgency to get to the next step in their relationship. Hours after a federal judge ruled that same-sex marriages didn't have to...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Carnitas, which translates to "little meats," are hardly diminutive fare. Big on flavor that can only be described as porky, they're a great reason to ditch any diet resolutions you may have started the year with, if you haven't already. Here are a few...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Two Chicago police officers indicted for sexually assaulting a woman while on duty each have pleaded guilty to felony official misconduct in a plea deal that alleges no sexual wrongdoing on their part and keeps them from serving time in prison.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Harold Ramis is the best writer and director from Chicago, period. That isn't a hyperbolic statement or a knee-jerk reaction to the news of his death Monday. Nobody else comes close—and let me remind you that acclaimed director John Hughes spent the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Metra service on the Union Pacific North line was halted this morning because of a person who was standing atop an inbound train in the city's Rogers Park neighborhood.
Passengers on the Metra Union Pacific North line train heading out of the city...