| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The body of an adult male was pulled from Lake Michigan this afternoon on the South Side in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood.
The Chicago Fire Department responded shortly after 4 p.m. to a call of a person in the water on the 5700 block of South...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The body of man pulled from Lake Michigan Staurday off the shore of Hyde Park has been identified of a man whose inflatable raft drifted away from the lakefront last week, authorities said.
The body of Anthony Tyson, 54, was found about 4 p.m....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Last year, Chicago bassist-bandleader Matt Ulery won richly deserved national acclaim for "By a Little Light," a daring, unconventional double album that ranked among the most hauntingly beautiful jazz releases of 2012. By merging jazz, classical and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Virtuoso flutist Nicole Mitchell was a key player in Chicago music for more than two decades until she moved to California in 2011 to accept a teaching position, but the city keeps luring her back.
This weekend, for instance, Mitchell will return here...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Dana Hall's Black Fire: Chicago drummer-composer Hall continues his exploration into music of unjustly overlooked pianist-innovator Andrew Hill. 9 p.m. Tuesdays in September and October at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E. Hubbard St.; $10 at 312-642-6805 or...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Chicago’s period-instrument orchestra Baroque Band has announced dates, artists and programming for its seventh season, 2013-14.
With founder and artistic director Garry Clarke taking a year’s leave of absence, concerts will be led by...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Several of the most intriguing bands in Chicago jazz, as well as national and international artists, will converge on the city's South Side for the seventh annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival, running Sept. 28-29 in superb venues across the neighborhood....
| Jun 26, 2013
"Whenever someone mentions Chicago to me these days, whenever someone just says the word 'Chicago,' literally the first thing I think of are carpet ads," cartoonist Daniel Clowes said this week from his home in Oakland, Calif. "Magikist signs, Mohawk ads....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Bob Katzman of Bob Katzman's Magazine Museum in Skokie first called last summer.
He really wanted a story, he explained, because, well, he had such a great story to tell: He had 140,000 magazines and newspapers, flags from around the world, buttons that...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON — Continuing the first family’s outreach to Chicago teens, President Barack Obama today welcomed 14 students and five chaperons from Chicago’s Hyde Park Academy High School to be among his guests at an informal luncheon in the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:03 AM
A third-year biochemistry student at the University of Chicago went missing Wednesday night, and his family suspects Austin Hudson-Lapore, 20, had ventured out to watch the storms passing through the city.
At a press conference Friday night, his father,...