| Aug 19, 2011
Macy's Passport presents Glamorama took flight "Like a G6" with performances by Far East Movement and Grammy Award-winner Cee Lo Green at the Chicago Theatre. The sold-out event lived up to its reputation with guests viewing fall fashion by Jean Paul...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
At least seven people were wounded including two men who were killed, in separate shootings overnight, officials said.
The first shooting happened about 9:25 p.m. on the 5600 block of South Marshfield Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, police...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 5:37 PM
Countless words led to Stephen Sondheim receiving the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement Sunday, but some of the most difficult for him to write were also the simplest.
Looking relaxed on the Symphony Center stage in his olive-...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Marshall Willoughby could pass for a homeless man as he sips coffee outside a neighborhood bar in his adopted hometown of Gary, Ind.
His eyebrows are wild and bushy, his worn clothes flaked with sawdust and spotted with grease. But the passers-by from...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Jennifer Olvera serves up the skinny on all things edible, sippable and growable in her new book, “Food Lovers’ Guide to Chicago” (Globe Pequot, $15.95).
The book contains pithy restaurant reviews, a food festival calendar, tippling...
| Mar 15, 2008
By Scott Simon
Random House, 419 pages, $25
The brief period in 1987 immediately following the death of Mayor Harold Washington, when Ald. David Orr temporarily replaced Washington, and Establishment candidate Eugene Sawyer and liberal...
| May 11, 2009
| 6:29 AM
Chef Gustavo Castaneda
733 W. Maxwell Street
LOMO DE ARBOL
1 lb. tomatillo, without husk
1 oz. fresh garlic, chopped
1 onion, juilienne
1/4 c. chile de arbol, roasted for 2 seconds over an open...
| Jun 2, 2008
| 9:25 PM
Bo Diddley, who died Monday at age 79 in Florida, was as essential to the creation of rock 'n' roll as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Little Richard, though he seldom got the credit or the accolades that were showered on his better-known peers.
| Jul 12, 2007
Geno Bahena is back, which makes me happy and anxious.
Happy because, at his best, chef Bahena can make Mexican cuisine sing as few others can. He's a veritable master of the moles, those complex sauces that are at the heart of serious Mexican cooking,...
| Jul 30, 2009
Address: 1000 S. Powerline Road (in the Cypress Bend Plaza)
Food: New-York deli and Chicago
Hours: 10 a.m. to
7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dining facilities: Order at the counter then eat at...
| Mar 19, 2009
In the wee hours that straddle Chicago's late-late nights and early mornings, the streets and sidewalks fill with an eclectic mix of commuters. Some have just finished a late shift, while others are on their way to an early one. Some have endured a multi-...
| Mar 20, 2009
Chicago developer Bob Angevin combined retail with rental property when he took over The Landmark building in Andersonville. He did the same at The Abbey condominiums in Hyde Park. So he was ready to venture into the Near West Side when the opportunity...