| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Maybe fans should reconsider their mild dislike of Clark the Cub because one alternative seems to be lacking in the public relations department.
A video was posted Saturday after the Cubs' 2-0 loss to the Phillies of a man dressed as an unofficial...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Before one pitch was thrown at Wrigley Field this season, a fan upset at being kicked out of the ballpark was arrested for allegedly shoving a newspaper stand into a Chicago police car.
Nicholas A. Spadaro, 38, was removed from the North Side stadium by...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Is the Cubs' season already this frustrating? It apparently is for one cub.
A video posted Saturday on YouTube shows a dustup at a Wrigleyville bar between a man in a Cubs costume and a patron who removed the mascot's furry head.
The video quickly...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:35 AM
A man who dresses up in a brown bear costume and roams Wrigleyville on game days says a bar scuffle caught on video this weekend shows just the tail end of things.
The clip posted on YouTube Saturday shows a bar patron yank the head off the bear costume...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Review: The Big Cheese Poutinerie
3401 N. Clark St. 872-206-8749
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
God help you if you're a stoner and you live anywhere near the intersection of Clark and Roscoe streets. There you'll find The Big Cheese...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:41 PM
You know what I'm sick of? People telling me that singing ability has ANYTHING to do with being good at karaoke. It doesn't.
True, it doesn't hurt to be able to somewhat carry a tune, but you don't need it to truly sell a song.
For the sake of...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Jonah Hill had an unremarkable Oscar Sunday. Perhaps you heard: He won nothing; he did nothing. He woke up early and drove to a Starbucks in the suburbs outside Naperville, where he bought a coffee, then he drove home and shoveled the snow from his...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Eight months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised aldermen they could restore paid Sunday parking in their wards to help ensure local businesses thrive and residents were kept happy.
They’re still waiting.
On Wednesday, as the mayor touted what he...
| Mar 9, 2014
As the saying goes, "Timing is everything." And for Wendi and Tim Howard, time never seemed to be on their side.
"We met when we were both 16 and working at the Sizzler in Carol Stream," says Wendi, now 45. "I was a waitress, and he was a cook. We...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Fans of the original John Barleycorn have about a month left to enjoy the Lincoln Park restaurant and bar.
Owner Sam Sanchez said he is selling the building 658 West Belden Ave., where John Barleycorn first opened in 1963, for around $4 million. He is...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Attention, college graduates: If Chicago's hot Wrigleyville, Wicker Park or Bucktown neighborhoods aren't for you, consider Naperville.
That is, if you don't want to live in major city. Editors at Livability.com, which focuses on small- to mid-sized...