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  • Let's take this outside

    Let's take this outside
    The heat of summer 2013 took its sweet time arriving this year, even though summer officially began only last week. But as anyone in Chicago can tell you, the weather doesn't have to be ideal to make outdoor dining appealing. Chicagoans, perhaps because...
  • IDOT refines Circle Interchange plans

    IDOT refines Circle Interchange plans
    An almost half-billion-dollar reconstruction plan aimed at untangling the Circle Interchange in Chicago, one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in the U.S., is being modified again to lessen the adverse impacts on nearby West Loop residents, Greektown...
  • Summer Eating List

    Summer Eating  List
    Summer is the sweet season for restaurants. Fresh produce is abundant, daylight lasts longer and restaurants are busier and bigger (with the addition of outdoor seats) than at any other time of the year. So once again I'm trotting out my Summer Eating...
  • Former Dominick's CEO opening more grocery stores here

    Former Dominick's CEO opening more grocery stores here
    Stop in to one of the eight Mariano's Fresh Markets in the Chicago area and you could spot founder Bob Mariano pushing carts, rewrapping meat or helping clean up spills. The eponymous, upmarket grocery stores, tended with his exacting sense of detail,...
  • Small plates unite with style

    Small plates unite with style
    No restaurant better exemplifies the changing face of the Taylor Street neighborhood than 3-month-old Urban Union. Taylor Street, the city's de facto Little Italy (no disrespect meant toward the Heart of Italy enclave at 24th and Oakley), has been a...
  • Man shot in back in Greektown

    Man shot in back in Greektown
    A man was shot in the back in Greektown early Thursday morning, one of at least three people shot overnight in Chicago, police said. Someone inside a car shot the 23-year-old man about 2 a.m. on Jackson Boulevard just east of Halsted Street. The victim...
  • Go alfresco

    Go alfresco
    Summer's here, and the time is right for eating in the street. Or near the street. Or in a bottle-service cabana high above the street. Chicagoans love outdoor-dining season, all the more so because of its short duration. There are precious few days in...
  • Journey to center of a time warp

     Journey to center of a time warp
    Trotting out familiar flavors in unexpected guises is almost de rigueur among serious young chefs these days, but few can match the wit and imagination on display at Trenchermen, a not-quite-3-month-old restaurant in Wicker Park. Savory seasonings...
  • Lady Gaga goes vegetarian in Chicago, Lee DeWyze gets married, 'Man of Steel' teaser trailer debuts

    Lady Gaga goes vegetarian in Chicago, Lee DeWyze gets married, 'Man of Steel' teaser trailer debuts
    Lady Gaga has ordered fried chicken at Table Fifty-Two and deep dish pizza at Lou Malnati’s during past visits to Chicago, but the “Born This Way” singer opted for vegetarian-friendly restaurants during last week’s stay in the...
  • Review: 'Detroit: A Biography' by Scott Martelle sees ruin, hope

    Review: 'Detroit: A Biography' by Scott Martelle sees ruin, hope
    Detroit: A Biography Scott Martelle Chicago Review Press: 288 pp., $24.95 In February 1863, Thomas Faulkner, a Detroit saloon owner of mixed-race background, was arrested on the charge of raping a 9-year-old white girl. Despite his protestations of...
  • Shootings, stabbing overnight wound 4

    Shootings, stabbing overnight wound 4
    A 16-year-old boy and a woman were among four people shot overnight in the city, police said. Someone shot the woman in the leg about 5:20 a.m. today while she was outside in the 700 block of West Gladys Avenue  in the West Loop Gate neighborhood,...
  • This year's upcoming museum exhibits

    This year's upcoming museum exhibits
    Glowing fish, giant dinosaurs, plasticized animals and more. That's not a description of the toy aisles at Target, or at least it's not only that. It also spotlights what's coming up in the new year at the area's family museums and zoos. Here are some...