| 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,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
"Best Ink" hits close to home for Chicagoans in its third season; the city can boast about contestant Amy Zager, an Uptown tattoo artist, and Pete Wentz, the show's host.
Fall Out Boy bassist Wentz is back for a second season of the show, currently...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A 20-year-old gang member with an AK-47 tattooed between his eyes was ordered held on $1 million bail for a shooting in August near an Uptown church that killed one and injured four others.
Kelsky Patterson, who Cook County prosecutors said has been...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Nine people were taken to area hospitals in good condition following the crash of a CTA bus on North Lake Shore Drive in Uptown this afternoon, officials said.
The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. when the driver of a No. 147/Outer Drive Express bus...