| Sep 3, 2013
Part of Chicago's enthusiasm for craft beer comes from a "drink local" ethos. There's a special satisfaction to hoisting a pint brewed mere miles from where you're drinking, and this fall, Chicagoans will welcome some new hometown heroes to their taps....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:32 PM
From a phenomenal collection by Tribune photographer Brian Cassella, "School's Out Forever," in which he documents recently closed Chicago Public Schools: "Near North Elementary, 739 N Ada St in West Town. Opened 1884, closed 2013. The oldest building...
| Aug 1, 2013
230 W. Kinzie St. 312-464-9544
Restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff's restaurants have inspired many admirers, and this bustling shared-plates spot serving simple pastas, roasted veggies and bone marrow on toast was his first.
440 N. State...
| Jun 30, 2013
Less than a year ago, refrigerated rooms that once stored meat for distributors and pork traders in the brick warehouse at 1000 W. Fulton Market were overgrown with stalactites and stalagmites of ice.
This year, the 10-story Fulton Market Cold Storage...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:50 AM
CTA Blue Line service was briefly snarled this morning as crews investigated a "loud noise" in an inbound train in West Town.
About 8 a.m., the operator of an inbound Blue Line train heard a "loud noise"’ and stopped the train at the Grand...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
A 1-year-old was critically injured with head trauma this morning after falling from a second-story window on the city's West Side.
About 9 a.m., the child fell from a window of an apartment in the 1600 block of West Maypole Avenue in the West Town...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:32 AM
One person was injured in a small fire in the West Town area this morning, fire officials said.
The victim of the fire in the 1300 block of West Cortez Street suffered mild smoke inhalation, and was taken to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Englewood and South Lawndale each recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
In Englewood, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 7400 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A man who works for the city's Independent Police Review Authority remains in custody this morning after being charged with threatening to "go postal" and kill himself and three co-workers, police said.
A judge Thursday set bail at $100,000 for Brian T....
| Jan 20, 2013
As is often the case in life, timing is everything.
For Anthony Latronica, it was also expensive.
On Nov. 3, the West Town resident parked his car on North Avenue near Wells Street and walked to the nearest parking meter to pay.
His wife put her...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The roll-out of new model homes continues in the Chicago area as confidence rises among builders and developers in their prospects for sales in 2013.
Here's a look at three developments with newly decorated model homes on display:
Wicker West 1555