| Oct 10, 2013
Halloween is hard enough, what with figuring out your own costume, helping the kids choose theirs and trying not to snack on the industrial-size bag of Kit-Kats you've convinced yourself is necessary, despite your house's location on a side street, off...
| Oct 17, 2013
Cheesie's Pub & Grub
958 W. Belmont Ave. 773-388-1574
Grilled cheese sandwiches with unorthodox fillings—think tater tots, mac 'n' cheese and chicken tenders—were made for a satisfying post-bar meal. Pizzas with toppings inspired by the bar'...
| Aug 15, 2013
Chicago Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod, who joined the team in March after signing a five-year, $35 million deal, has paid $790,000 for a four-bedroom, 3,500-square-foot house in Vernon Hills.
Bushrod, 28, previously was with the New Orleans...
| May 9, 2013
Before I could ride a bicycle or recite The Lord's Prayer, I remember sausages. Bulbous and gray, with brown patches from the fry pan, these links — ask my folks — were the quickest, cheapest way to quiet a hyper child. But my introduction...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Chicago police have issued an alert after a man tried to drag a woman into his car in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road around 6 p.m. Monday when the man started following her and...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Four people were seriously injured when an SUV flipped over early this morning on Lake Shore Drive on the North Side, authorities said.
The four were traveling in the SUV when it flipped over near Irving Park Road shortly before 2:30 a.m., officials...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A male of unknown age was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in the Old Irving Park neighborhood Sunday evening, authorities said.
Amtrak Train No. 341, bound for Milwaukee, struck a pedestrian about 8;17 p.m. while the train was traveling about 79...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:56 PM
A South Lawndale man was arrested early Thursday for firing three gunshots into the air in Irving Park after police officers found him trying to hide his gun in his pants, according to court records.
Police officers responded to a call of shots fired at...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Graceland Cemetery, which spreads majestically across 125 acres north and east from the corner of Clark Street and Irving Park Boulevard, is an easy place to spend an entire day, wandering among the more than 100,000 people spending eternity there....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:11 PM
A 4-year-old girl was shot and seriously hurt on the Northwest Side in one of three shootings across the city that left eight people injured overnight, authorities said.
The first shooting happened shortly about 10:25 p.m., as the girl, Shyla Rivera,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:52 PM
As bullets started pelting the car that they were riding in Sunday night, Javier Rosario says he and his best friend both quickly covered his 4-year-old sister in the back seat to try to shield her from the gunfire.
But Shyla Rivera was still hit in the...
| Sep 4, 2013
Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area.
Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...