| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Elderly bank robber Walter Unbehaun had just been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Thursday when he had a request that raised eyebrows in the federal courtroom in Chicago.
Unbehaun, a career criminal who told police he’d robbed a Niles bank last...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:32 AM
The first wave of bands to play this year's installment of the Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk sale have been announced.
The festival, taking place May 30-June 1 in the West Town neighborhood will feature two stages curated by the folks at the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Jessica Payne received a call this morning that her husband had been shot in a parking lot on his way to fetch coffee.
"At first I thought it was an April Fools' joke so I cursed his co-worker out and hung up on him," said Payne, the wife of Brion...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Two Chicago men were arrested Saturday after they were caught selling parking spaces at an Uptown church for patrons attending an event at the nearby Aragon Ballroom, according to police and prosecutors.
A concerned citizen first alerted Chicago...
| 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:18 AM
A recent lawsuit and a new video documentary raise allegations of sexual abuse in decades past in a cloistered, evangelical commune in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.
Heather Kool, 38, who now lives in Georgia, alleges in the lawsuit that she...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In 2013, the 10th annual RedEye Rock 'n' Vote was simply huge: A packed House of Blues crowd partied with whysowhite, Michele McGuire, DVS Jackson Esq. and the Addies, with McGuire ultimately taking home the title. And we're not stopping there.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:07 AM
These are lively days – and nights – for saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines, who last weekend presented the world premiere of an original orchestral suite at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York and this weekend offers new music over three...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Every night gunshots lullaby me to sleep
In ruins of abandoned buildings
the broken glass is where we bottle up all our broken dreams. . . .
Hold the dream with me, as it breaks loose from Jameale Pickett's poem. Something beyond the insane dance of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Chicago's Uptown neighborhood is to get a new cabaret-style theater. Dubbed The Uptown Underground, the new venue, located at 4707 N. Broadway, will be dedicated to burlesque, vaudeville, classic cabaret and other retro-themed live entertainment...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Chicago is going to have to wait a little longer for its cherry limeade fix.
Recent cold weather has delayed the opening of Sonic at 1016 W. Wilson Ave. in Uptown, according to Ald. James Cappleman's office.
Tressa Feher, Cappleman's chief-of-staff,...