| 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...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The brew pub that arguably started it all in Chicago — or can at least lay claim to being the granddaddy of the city's current generation of breweries — has a new hand at the helm.
This month, Nick Barron, 28, formerly the head brewer at...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
What's Beadquest, you ask? It's Festa's 5th annual Mardi Gras bead-collecting pub crawl.
From the producers of TBOX, Saturday, February 16th Wrigleyville is the NEW New Orleans.
Save $5 off your ticket from RedEye with the code "RedEyeBeads". Get...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:01 PM
As an astute anthropological observer of the bar scene ecosystem, I find there’s no more curious, frustrating or irrational a phenomenon than the ultra-long bar line. To be sure, normally I am not the type of person to wait in an ultra-long bar line...
| Feb 3, 2013
A feminist for Michelle Obama
This is in response to "Nation's feminists divided on first lady's overt choices" (News, Jan. 21). The article suggests that many feminists, and by implication mostly white feminists, are disappointed in Michelle Obama.
| 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
Bolat African Cuisine. A stunning black-and-white African-themed mural on the back wall is the first sign this Wrigleyville restaurant cares about appearances. But one spoonful of a truly peppery pepper soup shows Bolat's owners, Beatrice Hardnick and her...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:26 AM
A parolee who has been arrested more than 70 times was behind bars again after he stole a box of Starburst candy from a Wrigleyville CTA station, police said.
Amarri C. Bowens, 22, of the 100 block of North Campbell Avenue, racked up his 77th arrest...