| 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....
| May 22, 2013
| 2:35 PM
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Have you ever been swept away by the river of salvia in Millennium Park's Lurie Garden or watched bee balm sparkle against its swaying grasses and wished to take that home? Now you can.
Some of the Lurie's most loved perennial...
| May 16, 2013
Chicagoans take their coffee seriously, and not just when they're drinking it.
"For a long time in Chicago, coffee shops were split into two camps," said Zaida Dedolph of HalfWit Coffee Roasters. "Ones that served Intelligentsia, and ones that served...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
"Sons of Anarchy" fans should hie themselves hence to the basement venue of the Underground Wonder Bar, where Wayward Productions is offering up a nitty-gritty biker version of "Richard III" under Carlo Lorenzo Garcia's direction. It has...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police issued a community alert this afternoon warning of a pair of robbers who have targeted cell phone stores on the Near West Side.
The robbers entered the stores brandishing a handgun before demanding money, police said.
One of the robberies...
| Apr 5, 2013
Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles.
Buyers pay a premium for those lofty perches,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:23 AM
| May 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
West Town Tavern 1329 West Chicago Avenue Chicago www.westtowntavern.com
Pan-Seared Gulf Shrimp, Manila Clams and Mussels with Spicy Roasted Tomato Sauce and Linguini
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion, about 1...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:08 AM
You didn’t really expect Michael Phelps to stay in during his week in the Chicago area for the Ryder Cup, did you?
Besides taping the Golf Channel’s “Feherty Live” September 24 with Michael Jordan and and taking part in the Ryder...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Lady Gaga showed her support for the series premiere of NBC’s “Chicago Fire” on Twitter and in person Wednesday.
The pop star – who is dating “Chicago Fire” star Taylor Kinney – encouraged her 30 million...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:50 AM
After a lengthy battle with the city over regulation and permit issues, the Logan Square Kitchen has announced that its business is no longer economically viable and that it will permanently close its doors on June 28.
The Logan Square Kitchen is a...