| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose.
Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as easily made a pair of ear buds, a citrus reamer, a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:43 AM
It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city.
>> Bark in the Park 5K
- The plug: "The Anti-Cruelty Society’s largest single fundraiser"
- Course: Montrose...
| May 5, 2014
Pressure is growing on the city of Chicago to jettison its resistance to finding ways to reduce noise levels in residential areas caused by planes serving O'Hare International Airport.
Two Chicago aldermen who have been put in a virtual holding...
| Dec 25, 2013
At a glance, the scene of people unloading trucks and unpacking boxes at a Bucktown neighborhood church on a recent Saturday could have been any end-of-year donation drive for the Chicago area's less fortunate.
But instead of unacquainted volunteers...
| May 2, 2011
| 9:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "The Original Grease" ★★★½ Through June 26 at American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron St.; Running time: 2 hours, 40 minutes; Tickets: $45-$50 at 773-409-4125 or atcweb.org “Grease” has been many things ...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "The Detective's Wife" ★★★ Through July 31 at Writers' Theatre in Books On Vernon, 664 Vernon Ave., Glencoe; Tickets: $50-60 at 847-242-6000 or writerstheatre.org At a pivotal point in the latest play from Keith Huff, the...
| Jul 25, 2010
In the second installment of our six-part series on Chicago and the suburbs, we explore the North Side, site of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the Steppenwolf Theatre, Wrigley Field and the Water Tower — but no World Series titles ( the Cubs were...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:11 AM
After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:11 PM
An 81-year-old bicyclist died this afternoon after he ran into an SUV as he rode on the street in the Edgebrook neighborhood, officials said.
Robert van Pelt of the 6300 block of North Hiawatha Avenue was pronounced dead at 12:05 p.m. at Advocate...
| Jan 3, 2012
HOURS CHANGES AT CHICAGO POST OFFICES, STARTING JANUARY 17TH
AMC O'Hare 11600 Irving Park Rd. MONDAY-FRIDAY 4 pm - 7 pm SATURDAY Closed
Aon Center 200 E. Randolph St. MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5 pm SATURDAY Closed
Auburn Park 8345 S. Ashland Ave. MONDAY-...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:39 AM
If you want to go sledding today, the Forest Preserve District of Cook County has five hills with lighting open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The spots within the city limits are the Dan Ryan Woods near Western Avenue and 87th Street in Beverly and Caldwell...
| Jun 11, 2010
It used to be fun to check out all the fancy models.
Back in the heyday of housing, prospective buyers could jump in the car and drive to the many new subdivisions throughout the Chicago area to walk through hundreds of models, decorated with all the...