| Jul 25, 2012
On Wednesday, the City Council passed a Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks, but also restrict the areas in which they're allowed to park and serve. The ordinance was passed with a 45-1 vote, with Ald....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:55 PM
The age-old art of storytelling is undergoing a revival — and audiences are in the mood to listen.
It is 1998 or '99. Tyler Clark is a pudgy teenager with a secret crush on Janelle Greene, a petite brunette who, like Tyler, attends Kokomo High...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Charges are pending against a motorist who struck an 87-year-old pedestrian in the Uptown neighborhood this morning, police said.
The accident happened at 7:55 a.m. on the 4700 block of North Broadway, police said.
The man was taken to Advocate Illinois...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Federal authorities on Thursday sued a controversial Chicago psychiatrist, accusing him of pocketing kickbacks from drug companies and committing a massive fraud as he prescribed antipsychotic medication to thousands of mentally ill patients in area...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:36 AM
A $203 million reconstruction of the Wilson station on the CTA Red Line is scheduled to begin next year.
The new station will serve as an anchor for economic development in the Uptown neighborhood.
The new station will feature glass and steel canopies,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Lamb of God, the Richmond-based metal band, is paying tribute to America's armed forces with a new video. The band is asking family members of service men and women to submit photos of their loved ones for use in a clip.
"Lamb of God is looking to...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:26 PM
A 16-year-old boy opened fire on two Chicago police officers sitting inside an unmarked squad car on the city's Uptown neighborhood on Saturday, prosecutors alleged in court.
Jansen Aikens was charged as an adult with two counts each of attempted first-...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:38 AM
JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound
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| May 7, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Chicago-area brewpubs won a combined three gold medals at this weekend's World Beer Cup in San Diego, one of the most eagerly-watched competitions in the craft beer world.
Revolution Brewing won two golds, scoring top honors among English-style summer...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Authorities are questioning a parolee in connection with a shooting in the Wrigleyville neighborhood over the weekend, police said.
No charges have been filed as of Monday afternoon, police said, but authorities are questioning a 26-year-old man who...
| 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...