| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
Karma is a bitch -- the baddest bitch, I'd say.
We've all fantasized about a universal day of reckoning for the people of Chicago who insist on interrupting our daily goings-on with their "Are you kidding me?" behaviors. One South Side alderman...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A Chicago man who planted a backpack he thought contained a bomb outside Wrigley Field three years ago on a busy Saturday night was sentenced to 23 years in prison in federal court this afternoon.
Sami Samir Hassoun was nabbed in an FBI sting in 2010...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:07 AM
It's the kind of story you might see on a "Real Housewives" reality show.
Rich Guy isn't satisfied with his wife anymore. She's aging naturally and the wrinkles are setting in. Sure, she's popular and most people love her just the way she is, warts...
| Apr 15, 2013
And then, suddenly, there was a Wrigley Field deal. To readers wondering how this would affect their visits (or life) in Wrigleyville, the parameters of the deal were a draw in Monday's Chicago Tribune.
So were the statements Monday of the deal's...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:41 PM
I smell a niche at Theater Wit, the multispace venue just a few blocks from the bars and eateries of Wrigleyville: the date-night show. Not a bad idea, given the locale.
Itamar Moses' "Completeness," wherein a pair of brainy graduate students almost...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:33 PM
A new Ripken Design study, analyzing alternative sites for a multiuse stadium, was in the hands of the Hagerstown City Council and mayor at Tuesday’s council meeting, and on the city’s website.
The supplemental study examines the pros and...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:38 PM
For anyone who values innovation in music, the next few days could mark the beginning of a significant era in Chicago.
On Monday, Chicago jazz drummer and music producer Mike Reed will launch Constellation, a performing arts center that will feature...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Talks continue today at City Hall over the Wrigley Field rehab proposed by team owner Tom Ricketts, who opted not to travel to Pittsburgh for the team's first game of the regular season.
Although negotiators took a break Sunday, daily talks have taken...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:09 AM
It could be argued that Links Hall, the venerable dance organization housed for decades on the second floor of a walk-up building in Wrigleyville, is a state of mind as much as a place.
Links' dance is raw, unadorned, wending from the wild and wacky...
| Apr 4, 2013
Adrienne Lo and Abraham Conlon, the proprietors of the hugely popular new Chinese-Portuguese restaurant Fat Rice in Logan Square, are interesting looking, the kind of couple you see around town and wonder what their deal is.
I've seen them around for...