| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:24 PM
Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood is the site of one of the nation's first affordable housing developments meant for gay and lesbian seniors. Plans are under way to construct an 80-unit apartment building at the northwest corner of Halsted and Addison...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 5:43 AM
LeAnn Rimes dined at Chicago Q in the Gold Coast Wednesday. Rimes has been spotted at Chicago Q multiple times ever since husband Eddie Cibrian began filming the now-canceled "Playboy Club" in Chicago.
"High School Musical" star Zac Efron had drinks...
| May 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
In April we gave folks 30 sandwiches for 30 days, some of the best the area has to offer. But Chicago is a big place and we could do 365 days of sandwiches if we wanted to.
So here's a few more of personal favorites that didn't make the original list...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 4:44 AM
A Wilmette man was cited for driving under the influence and failing to reduce his speed after police say he rear-ended a squad car in the Lakeview neighborhood early Friday morning.
Nathaniel Byram, 31, of the 2100 block of West Beechwood Avenue, was...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 7:31 AM
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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:00 PM
I was saddened to hear news of the death of Joe Kafka, co-owner of Kafka Wine Co. in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Kafka died Sunday from injuries after falling from his high-rise apartment building. He was 38.
Kafka brought a unique and fun...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:18 AM
An answer to a long-standing mystery finally was forthcoming today: What would the organization known as Chicago Muse do with the remaining proceeds from the sale of the Theatre Building Chicago, located at 1225 W. Belmont Ave., to Lukaba Productions?...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:22 AM
Where will Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert and the celebrities on hand for their highly anticipated concert Saturday at Wrigley Field hang out once the show ends?
Even a few years ago, they only would have had a few country music-friendly options...
| Jan 25, 2012
A federal judge on Tuesday declined to grant a new trial for William Cellini, ruling that a juror's failure to disclose her criminal background during jury selection was not deliberate and did not taint the Springfield power broker's trial.
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Lili-Anne Brown is taking over as artistic director at Bailiwick Chicago, the small, itinerant Chicago theater company formed out of what was the Bailiwick Arts Center in the Lakeview neighborhood.
According to Brian LaDuca, the theater's managing...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Indie Burger, Chicago's only all-organic hamburger joint, opened Wednesday night, serving a healthy stream of curious diners attracted by its promise of local, organic and affordable comfort foods.
Located on a corner of Belmont and Kenmore that has seen...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Pipeworks Brewing debuted this week to the drinker's equivalent of a standing ovation.
Its first release, a double India pale ale called Ninja vs. Unicorn, hit streets Tuesday and sold out in days (a few stray bottles might be lurking, but you'd be lucky...