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  • Review: La Sirena Clandestina

    Review: La Sirena Clandestina
    Review: La Sirena Clandestina 954 W. Fulton Market 312-226-5300 Rating: !!! ½ (Heating up) Don't recognize the name John Manion? It's not your fault—the chef's largely been out of the limelight since his former home, Mas, closed in 2008. He...
  • Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses

    Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses
    Three quick tips about haunted houses to start off this guide to Halloween 2012: Tip No. 1: Haunted houses, the ticket-selling kind, versus the rumor-shrouded Victorian Gothic kind at the end of your street, are mostly slasher flicks come to life. You...
  • Terror bombing suspect to remain in custody

    Terror bombing suspect to remain in custody
    18-year-old Adel Daoud will remain in custody while he awaits trial. A federal judge decided Thursday the teen poses too much of a threat to public safety. Daoud is accused of trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a West Loop bar last...
  • Interview: Zach Gilford willing to work in 'Mob Doctor's' shadow

    Interview: Zach Gilford willing to work in 'Mob Doctor's' shadow
    Zach Gilford looked more like a college student meeting for a study session than a TV actor meeting for an interview over brunch Thursday at West Town Bakery & Diner. The Evanston native and Northwestern alum, best known for his role as Matt Saracen on...
  • Quinn calls for Megabus investigation

    Quinn calls for Megabus investigation
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday requested a federal investigation of Megabus, its history and business and operating practices in the wake of two fatal accidents in Illinois involving the low-cost motorcoach company over the past week. Quinn acted after the...
  • Former Illinois Gov. Ryan to get early work release

    Former Illinois Gov. Ryan to get early work release
    An attorney for George Ryan says the former Illinois governor has qualified for work release five months before his July 2013 parole. According to Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson, Ryan's new home will be a halfway house in Chicago's West Loop...
  • Woman killed by bus remembered as 'go-getter'

    Woman killed by bus remembered as 'go-getter'
    Donna Halstead rubbed shoulders with some of the most powerful people in the state, worked for the first female Supreme Court chief justice in Illinois and joked around with homeless men who hung around her West Loop apartment. Halstead, 76, was killed...
  • Lady Gaga dines at Girl and the Goat, Dave Chappelle hangs out at The Shrine and Underground, Avicci DJing Studio Paris

    Lady Gaga dines at Girl and the Goat, Dave Chappelle hangs out at The Shrine and Underground, Avicci DJing Studio Paris
    There will be plenty of celebrities in Chicago this weekend due to Lollapalooza, but likely none bigger than Lady Gaga. The pop mega star with nearly 28 million Twitter followers had dinner at Girl and the Goat in the West Loop late Friday night.  I...
  • City Winery Chicago announces 2012 concert lineup

    City Winery Chicago announces 2012 concert lineup
    City Winery Chicago, a 300-capacity concert hall in the West Loop, will open Aug. 1 and announced a full slate of performers Tuesday for the 2012 season, including singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, gospel great Mavis Staples and jazz vocalist Kurt Elling....
  • Construction barge takes on water in Chicago River

    Construction barge takes on water in Chicago River
    Emergency crews are monitoring a construction barge that is taking on water and listing this afternoon in the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.   The vessel began taking on water about 1:30 p.m. in the river near Canal and Adams streets,...
  • Man dies in car stranded on Kennedy Expressway

    Man dies in car stranded on Kennedy Expressway
    A man died in a vehicle left stranded on the Kennedy Expressway near the West Loop, authorities said this morning. The vehicle containing four people stopped in the southbound lanes of the expressway near Chicago Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, when...