| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Residents of a River North condo building on N. Franklin Street and W. Institute Place were warned Tuesday that an NBC pilot will be filming on the corner Saturday-Monday.
"DO NOT BE ALARMED,” the condo association notice said in bold letters....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Ask on youtube and you shall receive. That’s the lesson Jason Segel superfan and Wrigleyville resident Chelsea Gill learned after she posted a video of herself asking “The Muppets” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star out...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:44 PM
The concept of sitting on a patio while watching a baseball game is an idea whose time has finally arrived inside Wrigley Field.
"It's a very nice view
it's just beautiful," Lee Maloof of Vernon Hills said of the Budweiser Patio Deck adjacent to the...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:45 AM
How did the Cubs’ Kerry Wood spend the night before his team’s season opener against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field?
By decorating cupcakes.
Wood — all 6-foot-5 of him — squeezed the cream cheese frosting out of a...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:31 AM
It’s safe to say Lollapalooza didn’t have people like me in mind when choosing its headliners.
There is no hip-hop headliner like there was in 2008 (Kanye West) and 2011 (Eminem). Also, I’m too young to care that the three-day music...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Chicago may have missed out on “The Dark Knight Rises” – which opted to film in Pittsburgh rather than in Chicago like the first two Batman films did – but we did get Miley Cyrus’ high school romance film “LOL.”...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
| Nov 8, 2012
November 2012 update: John Barleycorn River North is due to open Nov. 15.
Article originally published July 10, 2012.
Downtown Chicago football fans will have one more option when it comes to sports bars this season with John Barleycorn River North due...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:04 PM
A weekend brawl in Lakeview that sent a man to the hospital with a fractured jaw broke out as a group in a white stretch limo was shooting a music video called "Take a Sip."
That's about the only thing prosecutors and relatives of those arrested agree...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:45 PM
260 Sports Bar
260 W. 26th St., 3rd Floor 312-706-8100
Rating: 2.5 (out of 4) Take it or leave it
While Wrigleyville seems to get a new crop of openings and facelifts every season, it’s rare to see new options around U.S. Cellular Field. So when...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A 24-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed outside of a Wrigleyville dance bar early this morning by a man who seemingly was about to give the victim a hug, police said.
The victim was on his cell phone outside of Deuces and The Diamond Club,...