| Jul 4, 2013
Barbecue still holds a romantic allure. At its heart, you take meat and apply heat via smoke of a wood-burning fire. There's something primordial and attractive about the process. Unlike grilling a steak or frying a pork chop, smoking meats requires...
| Jul 7, 2013
The burglaries were audacious. The corruption profound. The fallout enormous.
On Aug. 1, 1959, Tribune readers no doubt enjoyed the story wedged onto Page 15 next to "The Flibbertys" and "Little Lulu" comic strips. The headline promised a good yarn:...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:49 PM
With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families.
The victims since Wednesday...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:03 PM
As Chicago's annual Pride Parade wound its way through the North Side on Sunday, onlookers said there was something sweetly historic about this year's celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:05 PM
A Chicago teen who allegedly took part in a vicious game known as "Pick 'Em Out and Knock 'Em Out" was found guilty Monday of murder and robbery charges in connection with the killing of a father of 12.
After a bench trial, Cook County Circuit Judge...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Jim Nayder, a longtime fixture on Chicago public radio and pioneering program director at WBEZ-FM 91.5, was found dead in his Rogers Park apartment on Friday.
Nayder, 59, was best known as the host and producer of National Public Radio’s "Annoying...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Attacks across Chicago left a man dead and at least 14 others wounded, according to authorities.
Three men were shot, one fatally, about 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:34 AM
A bank was robbed by an armed man this morning on the Far North Side, authorities said.
It happened about 9:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 7574 N. Western Ave. in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, according to the FBI and police.
| Jun 18, 2013
Executive pastry chef, Trump International Hotel and Tower
401 N. Wabash Ave.
Patrick Fahy, 34, was born in Rogers Park into a family of five. Mom's specialties were meatloaf and corn chowder with bacon, dad's was French omelets. He...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:09 AM
The CTA has selected seven artists to create artwork for seven Red Line stations that underwent renovations last year.
The CTA board on Wednesday approved the project funding, which won't exceed $381,900. More than 200 artists submitted their ideas...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Vocal quality really matters at the Theo Ubique Theatre Company, the shabby-chic venue for small musicals in Rogers Park, so it's no surprise that director Fred Anzevino's simple but delightful and lovely new summer Cole Porter revue is beautifully sung....