| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:03 PM
A fixture in Chicago’s Chinatown community who was also a onetime top aide to former Mayor Richard Daley is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday to federal charges he spent more than $5,000 in charity funds on himself and failed to report the money...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:28 PM
A onetime top aide to former Mayor Richard Daley pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges he stole thousands of dollars from two Chinatown charities and failed to report the money on his taxes.
Prosecutors said Gene Lee, a fixture in Chinatown who...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 8:04 AM
Despite our wonky weather, we've officially landed in the season of street fests, when local neighborhoods take turns entertaining us with entertainment and eats.
Following, our favorite and most anticipated street fests of 2011, based on what we'll be...
| Jun 26, 2009
For Chinese and Chinese-Americans, the word "jia" is not lost in translation. Loosely interpreted, it means family or home, even homeland.
For the Chinese who worked the railroad yards in Chicago in the 1870s and those arriving in the periodic waves of...
| Jul 8, 2010
Chicago is filled with reasons to celebrate in the summertime. The major one, of course? It's not winter.
We all have our own list of the joys of summer. At the very top of mine is power shopping — outdoors!
Throughout the city and suburbs,...