| Mar 10, 2013
| 10:02 PM
In less than a month, a new performing arts center will open its doors in Chicago.
Or perhaps it's best to call it a new/old venue, its novel concept taking root in a familiar building.
Come April 1, the noted Chicago jazz drummer and impresario...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Darth Vader and a squadron of more than a dozen Imperial soldiers and Stormtroopers stroll into Chicago's Adler Planetarium on a Thursday night and gather around a large-scale model of the Earth as if planning to attack it with their superweapon the Death...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Bowling trophies that have collected dust from decades past litter the interior of Mont Clare Shoe Repair (7181 W. Grand Ave.), a family-owned business tucked away in the city's far Northwest Side Mont Clare community. The business is celebrating its 75th...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:54 PM
City Hall is pressing the Chicago Cubs and the owners of nearby rooftop clubs to reach agreement on a sign deal by week’s end, Ald. Thomas Tunney said today.
Such a deal between the Cubs and rooftop owners could be a key component in a proposed...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 12:38 PM
If the idea of living in a sleek condominium in a quaint neighborhood nestled in the heart of the city sounds inviting, 4846 Clark should get a look.
CMK Realty recently announced the release of 40 new residences for sale.
The condominiums include...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Diners with gluten sensitivities and allergies—and those who date them—have reason to make Lakeview a destination. The neighborhood has seen three restaurants open in the past two and half years that make a point to offer gluten-free options....
| Mar 17, 2013
— He dropped out of north suburban Richmond-Burton Community High School, and a few years later Andy Turco found himself staining decks in the summer, plowing snow in the winter and going without work for a month or two in between.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:18 AM
This is David Hernandez:
"I grew up here
"I know the streets like the back of a passenger's head on the subway train."
Yes, he did: Puerto Rican by birth, he was a Chicagoan by virtue of his passion, upbeat personality and the power of his poetry....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel summoned Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and the aldermen representing the area to City Hall on Thursday afternoon in an effort to seal the deal on a $300 million Wrigley Field rehab, a Cubs source said today.
Progress was made, but...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:06 PM
A Chicago man appeared in court today after he allegedly jumped out of a bathroom stall at a Wrigleyville bar and stabbed a man in the neck early Sunday morning, police said.
Gregg A. Greaves, 23, of the 4700 block of North Beacon Street, was charged...
| Dec 11, 2012
Our very own Pat Tomasulo takes on the Tweleve Bars of Christmas in Wrigleyville!