| May 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it comes to mouthwatering acquisitions, Chicago's first Sonic—recently opened in Uptown—is just the tip of the iceberg. In the next year, some major players from the East and West coasts (and one from Brussels for good measure) are...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:32 AM
A woman fell about 12 feet down an elevator shaft this morning in the Uptown neighborhood, officials said.
The woman was not seriously injured, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford; she was taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital in...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was ready to treat a patient Friday but ended up needing medical care himself after the man lashed out violently, police said.
The medic had loaded Reyfius C. Purches, 46, into a CFD ambulance on the North Side just...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:58 AM
This is going to be one of your last opportunities to watch “Transformers: Age of Extinction” film in Chicago.
The robotos-in-disguise sequel starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci and Kelsey Grammer will be shooting around the 111 S....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...