| Jul 2, 2011
| 10:41 AM
With the sixth annual Pitchfork Music Festival just around the corner July 15-17 in Union Park, the Chicago-based music Web site has announced it’s expanding the franchise to Europe.
Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will debut Oct. 28-...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 7:29 PM
UPDATE: Antwon Barr, 18, was located and was returned home safely, police said tonight. No additional information was released.
An 18-year-old man missing from his West Side home is mildly autistic and police are seeking the public's help in finding him....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang.
| Jul 17, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Hundreds of teenagers and 20-somethings queued up along Ashland Avenue before the gates opened at the Pitchfork Music Festival, enduring a relentless midday sun in exchange for the best vantage points around the festival stages.
Though Pitchfork's crowds...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 9:27 PM
The Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 is a wrap. And here’s our wrap-up of Sunday’s action in Union Park, with reporting once again from your truly (GK), the tireless Bob Gendron (BG) and the ever-vigilant Kevin Pang handling video and editing....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 10:31 PM
Psalm One: One of Chicago’s most prolific and innovative MCs is back with a new self-released album, “Get in the Van, Vol. 3,” in which she aims squarely at the hips with beats that are even more aggressive and danceable than usual, 10...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 3:32 PM
The Bears' Jay Cutler, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" host Jeff Garlin and "Pardon the Interruption" co-host Michael Wilbon all dined separately at Paris Club Saturday.
Bill and Giuliana Rancic -- who are set to open a restaurant with Paris Club owners RJ,...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Rosie O'Donnell and her daughter dined at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in River North Tuesday. O'Donnell signed a baseball for the Chicago Sports Museum at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier and added a #22 to it in honor of her jersey number in "A...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 10:31 PM
“Why in the night sky are the lights hung?/Why is the Earth moving around the Sun?”
So many questions, so few answers. At the Chicago Theatre on Friday in the first of two-sold-out concerts, Robin Pecknold and his band Fleet Foxes stood in...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:31 PM
Peek-A-Boo At Pioneer Court
The controversy surrounding the new 26-foot Marilyn Monroe statue in downtown Chicago's Pioneer Court is swirling through the streets of Chicago and the backrooms of City Hall...and it has more than just Marilyn's over-sized...
| Sep 14, 2009
| 1:11 PM
The First Baptist Church of Union Park and the First Baptist Oviedo are located only 14 minutes apart, but they represent two extremes of a recent study that shows both widespread decline among American churches and instances of astonishing growth and...
| Jun 17, 2009
| 8:01 AM
(WGN-AM)- The violent clashes between police and protesters during the 1968 Democratic National Convention aren't typically considered proud moments in Chicago history.
But some members of the Fraternal Order of Police want to change that. On June 26,...