| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything.
"It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment.
My friend Trin went...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Howard Brown is searching for a new CEO after former chief Jamal Edwards announced earlier this year he would leave the LGBT health center.
In a statement to the media Tuesday, Howard Brown said a search firm, Kittleman, was hired to look for a new CEO,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Officials are investigating the shooting of a miniature bull terrier in the Uptown neighborhood by a Chicago police officer who said the dog was unleashed and running toward him.
The officer shot the dog, named Colonel, around 3 p.m. Saturday while...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:50 AM
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has suspended Medicaid payments to a controversial Chicago psychiatrist who the federal government says fraudulently prescribed antipsychotic medication to thousands of mentally ill nursing home...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 12:12 PM
A Chicago police officer and a female civilian were taken taken to area hospitals after being injured in a high-rise fire in the Uptown neighborhood this afternoon.
One civilian and one police officer were taken by paramedics from the scene of the fire...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Tim Seeley a local Chicago writer that has worked for Marvel and DC Comics brings Witchblade to Chicago with issue 151 that comes out this Wednesday, January 4, 2012. With most comic book characters based out of New York, it’s a change of pace for a...