| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Haymarket Pub & Brewery 737 W. Randolph St. 312-638-0700
Try 10 house-made sausages, each paired with a cheese from Marion Street Cheese Market and two beers from Dryhop Brewers, Pig Minds Brewing Co., Half Acre Beer Company and...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:24 PM
President Barack Obama’s decision to delay action on immigration until after the November elections was met with anger and frustration from local Latino activists, who blamed fellow Democrats for putting politics ahead of the needs of immigrant...
| Aug 31, 2014
If it's a cliche to say you will know a people by the food they eat, then that's a cliche I joyously embrace. When the Tribune posted me to Mexico as a foreign correspondent in 1994, I greedily ate my way to as deep an understanding of the country as I...
| Aug 22, 2014
After three and a half decades, can the tradition-bound Chicago Jazz Festival evolve into something better, newer, fresher?
Can the event break with formulas of the past and prove worthy of the great jazz city whose name it bears?
At this late date,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Outside Thalia Hall, the most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood, I do a double take. It's a freezing night, and there's a small woman with a guitar slung over her back standing in the recess of a doorway. "Come into my office,"...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Vieux Farka Toure (from Mali), Bombino (Niger) and Pablo Menendez & Mezcla (Cuba) will headline the 16th annual World Music Festival Chicago, running Sept. 11 through 21 in venues across the city.
The festival, presented by the city’s Department...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art and movie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Chicago arts organizations will receive $1,233,500 in grants from the National Endowment for The Arts this year, headlined by a $100,000 grant to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago for its Movement As Partnership dance education program, $90,000 for Chicago...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday.
In an announcement today, the White House described...
| Mar 14, 2014
Chef Matthias Merges is a busy man. He's the chef/proprietor at Asian street food-inspired Yusho (2853 N. Kedzie Ave., 773-904-8558) and craft cocktail bar Billy Sunday (3143 W. Logan Blvd., 773-661-2485). He also recently opened A10 (1462 E. 53rd St.,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It's not just the new year that gets our little wheels turning.
Thoughts of what to do next in the ever-changing style lab we call home are a professional hazard for design editors, and the rest of the house-obsessed. Ideas float in (what if we moved...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Even as attendance dropped overall at area museums and animal attractions in 2013, it was a very good year for horticulture.
The Chicago Botanic Garden had more than 1 million visitors for the first time since it opened in 1972, a 5 percent increase...