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  • The best of everything restaurant-related

     
    For some reason this seems to be the 'best of' season. At least I've just gotten three examples, which as you know, makes it a trend. First, the new Zagat survey came out. Then Baltimore magazine's August issue features 'The......
  • The essentials: Tio Luis Tacos

    The essentials: Tio Luis Tacos
    Tio Luis Tacos 3856 S. Archer Ave. 773-843-0098 Looks like: A brightly colored Mexican carnival filled with rustic ceramic tiles and brightly colored murals. Sounds like: A sizzling grill Smells like: Griddled meat and the sweet perfume of caramelized...
  • Lowrider buzz shifts into high gear at East Pilsen festival

    Lowrider buzz shifts into high gear at East Pilsen festival
    Hundreds of lowriders cruised into the East Pilsen neighborhood Sunday for a festival showcasing the culture of souping up old cars and driving them “slow and low.” The festival, in its fourth year and hosted by the Chicago Urban Art...
  • Alfred 'Fred' McDougal, textbook publisher, 1931-2014

     Alfred 'Fred' McDougal, textbook publisher, 1931-2014
    After selling the textbook publishing company he co-founded, Alfred "Fred" McDougal established the McDougal Family Foundation to help students by honing the skills of teachers. "The foundation started by focusing on Chicago public schools and...
  • Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014

    Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014
    Gerald Ratner practiced law in Chicago for more than 75 years and for many decades represented the billionaire Crown family in business and real estate deals that included the sale of the Empire State Building. A baseball player at the University of...
  • Holiday sets off explosive business for Indiana fireworks shops

    Holiday sets off explosive business for Indiana fireworks shops
    Many Americans take the day off on the Fourth of July, but not Miranda Panos: She's in the fireworks business. She plans to work until midnight Friday at Uncle Sam Fireworks in Hammond. There's usually one last surge around 10 p.m., she said, when...
  • Housing crisis over? Not yet, most adults tell survey

    Housing crisis over? Not yet, most adults tell survey
    Another national survey is out that points to the struggles people face to make a monthly housing payment. In the past three years, more than half of adults have taken steps that include getting a second job, racking up credit card debt, cutting back on...
  • Man held on $2M bail for shooting in April

    Man held on $2M bail for shooting in April
    A 22-year-old Chicago man was charged in connection with a drive-by shooting in April that left four injured in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Police arrested Juan Castro, of the 6100 block of South Kildare Avenue, on May 29 and...
  • 2 dead, 9 wounded in Saturday shootings

    2 dead, 9 wounded in Saturday shootings
    Saturday shootings left two men dead and eight wounded across the city. The first fatal shooting took place about 3:45 p.m. in the 700 block of West 69th Street in the city's Englewood neighborhood when two gunmen opened fire at two men standing...
  • Extra-alarm fire at Southwest Side building

    Extra-alarm fire at Southwest Side building
    Chicago firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire at a Southwest Side building Monday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Fire crews were called to the scene about 5:40 p.m. The fire, which was elevated to a 3-11 alarm about 6:15 p.m., was...
  • Girl, 2, four others injured in Southwest Side rollover

    Girl, 2, four others injured in Southwest Side rollover
    A 2-year-old girl and four women were seriously injured when their car rolled over in the Brighton Park neighborhood on Southwest Side early Tuesday morning. The crash happened at Pershing Road and Kedzie Avenue about 5:10 a.m., Chicago Deputy Fire Chief...
  • Dog rescued in Texas but lost near Midway is found safe

    Dog rescued in Texas but lost near Midway is found safe
    A dog rescued in Texas but lost at Midway Airport after slipping from her harness has been found safe and is on her way to a new home in Wisconsin. "We are just so happy," said Lauren Kelliher, vice president of Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus, which...