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  • Dashboard Eggs, or How I Learned To Stop Complaining And Embrace The Heatwave

    Dashboard Eggs, or How I Learned To Stop Complaining And Embrace The Heatwave
    We like to complain about heat and humidity around here. But today was one of those days where you don't even try to complain, you just walk outside and get KNOCKED. OUT. It's hot outside. Near 100 degrees, topping it in some areas. The heat index soared...
  • Cops warn of Northwest Side purse snatcher

    Cops warn of Northwest Side purse snatcher
    Police have issued a community alert warning of a purse snatcher who attacks female shoppers while they are unloading carts in parking lots on the Northwest Side. Police said the robber approached the victims while they were unloading shopping carts...
  • Additional heat deaths bring total to 22 in Cook County

    Additional heat deaths bring total to 22 in Cook County
    The Cook County medical examiner’s office has determined today that three people have died of heat-related causes, increasing the number to 22 people who have died since the beginning of last week’s heat wave. Dorothy J. Short, 68, of the...
  • Church drops plan to buy Portage Theater

    Church drops plan to buy Portage Theater
    A Northwest Side church has dropped its bid to purchase the Portage Theater in the Six Corners shopping district, a move the local alderman had warned would threaten efforts at a revival in the area. Chicago Tabernacle Church released a statement...
  • Fire crews respond to smell of smoke in Blue Line subway

    Fire crews respond to smell of smoke in Blue Line subway
    Part of the CTA Blue line was shut down briefly this morning as Chicago Fire Department crews checked out a smell of burning rubber in the subway at the Belmont stop on the line. Crews were dispatched to a call of smoke in the subway at the stop, in...
  • Man hit by Amtrak train in Old Irving Park

    Man hit by Amtrak train in Old Irving Park
    A man on a railroad overpass was fatally struck by an Amtrak train and thrown to the street below in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, authorities said. Joseph Maczko, 59, of the 3300 block of North Kildare Avenue, was dead on the...
  • Authorities: Man posing as worker accused of stealing fest donations

    Authorities: Man posing as worker accused of stealing fest donations
    A Chicago man pretended to work at a North Side street festival Saturday so he could stuff hundreds of dollars in admission donations into his pocket, authorities said. Christopher Urban, 39, was arrested and charged with theft about 5 p.m. Saturday at...
  • German beer hall crawl in Lincoln Square

    German beer hall crawl in Lincoln Square
    Hungry for a taste of Lincoln Square’s German heritage? This lineup covers the best of the neighborhood, starting with a few bars on Irving Park before heading north through Lincoln Square proper. Start your trip by hopping off the Irving Park...
  • Winners and losers in Chicago housing market

    Winners and losers in Chicago housing market
    Even if the real estate market were in Armageddon mode, many real estate industry types could still be expected to give you an enthusiastic "yes!" if you asked them, "Is now a good time to sell my house?" But given the near-avalanche of somewhat...
  • New weekend brunch options

    New weekend brunch options
    When it's this frigid outside, the idea of attempting a weekend brunch that goes beyond toaster waffles eaten while huddled under a blanket seems downright unreasonable. If there's anything that stands the chance to ply you from the cozy comforts of...
  • Frank Catalano going strong

    Frank Catalano going strong
    When it comes to playing through pain, Chicago tenor saxophonist Frank Catalano has more experience than most of his colleagues. Eighteen years ago, he severed the middle finger of his right hand while fixing his car, enduring surgery to reattach it and...
  • Man charged in theft of car that had 18-month-old inside

    Man charged in theft of car that had 18-month-old inside
    A car that disappeared early Thursday with an 18-month-old girl inside was stolen by a man who lives near where the car was found hours later in Bensenville, police said today. Adan Ozuna, 34, of the 1000 block of Argyle Street in Bensenville, is...