| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 14-year-old boy and his 13-year-old girlfriend who ran away together last month from Michigan have been found safe in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago. Read more
• A Chicago...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The history of Native Americans contains many sorrowful narratives of displacement and broken promises from the United States government. The American Indian Center of Chicago, located in Uptown, has its roots in that history. But at 60 years old, the...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Michael Bay is back in Chicago and he brought the Autobots and Decepticons with him.
Filming for the new “Transformers” movie began today at McCormick Place and will continue throughout the weekend in the Near East Side and Uptown...
| Aug 21, 2013
They say it's a bad corner.
Pastor Michael Allen hadn't thought of it that way.
In his eight years as pastor of Uptown Baptist Church, Allen has known that the corner of Wilson Avenue and Sheridan Road in Chicago was at the border of rival gang...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:23 AM
A young girl is in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan Friday night near Montrose Harbor in the city's Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.
Shortly after 7 p.m., a group of people rescued the girl, who was taken in critical...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
Some believe the solution to neighborhood violence is increased police presence and arrests. For others, it's teaching parents how to raise respectful children. And then there is a small cadre of idealists who believe all it takes is art.
| May 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The surprise isn't that the Shedd Aquarium now has an exhibit where visitors can touch stingrays as they glide by, but rather that the most popular aquarium in the U.S. hasn't had one before now.
Usually called something like Stingray Bay or Stingray...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Ludwig van Beethoven was forever pushing boundaries, and the annual Chicago festival that bears the composer's name continues to do the same, even more so than in the past.
“Beethoven Festival: LOVE 2013,” as the third edition is titled,...
| May 8, 2013
In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing.
When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:43 AM
The Annoyance Theatre, a venerable Chicago comedy theater, is on the move. Jennifer Estlin, the theater's owner and executive producer, said Wednesday that it will exit its Uptown digs on the same block of North Broadway as the Uptown Theatre and move...