| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Ars Viva: Alan Heatherington conducts music for string orchestra, including Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin's colorfully scored ballet based on music from Bizet's "Carmen," Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings and Vaughan Williams' Oboe Concerto, with...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:01 PM
A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman on a CTA Red Line platform Sunday, police said.
Barry A. Marquez, 28, of the 2300 block of Bradley Place in Evanston, has been charged with criminal sexual abuse/force...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Book a sitter, grab your biggest shopping bags and sharpen your elbows, friends; it's time to run through some of Chicagoland's best children’s consignment sales. For a few extra bucks, many offer presale access to new parents, consignors and...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:52 AM
The Union Pacific Railroad has apologized for a closed station at Davis Street in Evanston on the Union Pacific North line last Thursday afternoon that kept customers outside in the cold.
Union Pacific has notified communities along its lines that it...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:15 PM
An Evanston man exchanged text messages last fall with a 14-year-old he met on Craigslist before paying for a taxi to take him to his home, where the teen performed a sex act on him, prosecutors said Saturday.
Jonathan Labe, 53, of the 900 block Reba...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended.
Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Ani Gogova and Ian Maksin: The Chicago-based piano-cello duo performs as part of the Jewel Box Series. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Recital Hall and Auditorium, Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.; $10-$25; 773-442-4636, boxoffice.neiu.edu...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The battle for Illinois returns to Chicago this weekend. Northwestern hosts Illinois in men's basketball on Sunday in a rivalry that has grown in intensity. RedEye caught up with several Chicago-area natives on the Wildcats and Illini to talk basketball,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:36 AM
To his admirers, Chicago guitarist Fareed Haque epitomizes the eclectic appeal of world music. During the past couple of decades, his musical explorations have led him to embrace jazz, classical, fusion, Indian, Asian and other alluring sounds from around...
| Jan 6, 2014
Next to the fear of speaking in front of the class, for some young children, is a fear of reading out loud in class.
It's the dread of reading words that made sense last night at the kitchen table, but now seem impossible to sound out. Growing panic...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A mechanical or electrical problem is suspected as the cause of a weekend fire that destroyed a popular Evanston eatery and damage several other businesses.
"There's nothing suspicious at this time on it," Evanston Fire Chief Thomas Janetske said....