| Apr 13, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Illinois restaurants may soon have to find a way to cut artificial trans fats from French fries, onion rings, popcorn shrimp, pies, cakes and fried chicken.
Legislation that passed the Illinois House on Wednesday would ban artery-clogging trans fats in...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:08 PM
JP Graziano's Grocery Co. 901 W. Randolph - West Loop
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:04 PM
1330 W. Madison St. - West Loop
| May 30, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined city firefighters this morning for a Memorial Day mass that marked an especially deadly year for the department.
When Christopher Wheatley was killed after falling three stories from a fire escape as he battled a blaze at a West...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:54 PM
A day after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egyptians in Chicago traded their earlier protests outside the Egyptian consulate for chants of joy.
Ayahel-Beshbeeshy draped herself in the Egyptian flag before coming downtown from the West Loop...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Bond was set at $10,000 today for a Chicago man accused of running a marijuana grow house inside his West Loop home, authorities said.
Police on Tuesday night said they found approximately 100 marijuana plants inside Ryan Vrane’s home on the 300...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 8:32 PM
For the last time in his 22 years of office, Mayor Richard Daley hoisted an Irish-style walking stick above his head Saturday at the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade that his father inaugurated in 1956.
It was an emotional experience, for Daley...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:21 PM
10 days. 200 restaurants. One city.
Chicago Restaurant Week is back and bigger than ever, with HUNDREDS of restaurants offering three-course lunches and dinners at a discounted rate ($22 for lunch, $33/$44 for dinner). This gives thousands of diners...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago.
Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Police Marine Unit officers rescued a kayaker this afternoon after his craft flooded and tipped over into the chilly waters of the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.
The mishap happened in the river between Washington and Randolph Streets...