| 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....
| 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....
| 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...
| 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 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 11:20 AM
A 20-year-old West Side man was the first Chicago homicide victim of 2013, one of 11 people across the city shot since midnight.
Someone shot Octavius Dontrell Lamb, 20, in the throat in the 700 block of North Noble Street in the West Town...
| 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...