| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:27 PM
North Lake Shore Drive is a mess for many of the quarter-million drivers, bus passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists who use it each day, according to new research from city and state transportation officials who are planning an overhaul of the aging...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
“Titanic,” the 1997 musical that was slated for a Broadway revival this fall until a lack of an available theater postponed the production, will receive a staging from Griffin Theatre Company in October, the company said on Tuesday.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:33 PM
A Chicago man was robbed of his wallet early Sunday morning at the Addison CTA station after he tried multiple times to swipe his Ventra card, which wouldn't work, according to county prosecutors.
The 29 year-old man, who arrived at the Lakeview Red...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:05 PM
When you pop open a Budweiser, you know exactly what you're getting because consistency is king.
Regardless of whether the beer is brewed in Budweiser's St. Louis, Newark, N.J., or Los Angeles breweries, whether it's produced in the dead of winter or...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Chicago tobacco sellers with past convictions for selling drug paraphernalia could lose their tobacco retailer licenses under a plan being pushed by a Lakeview alderman who hopes to thin out a dense collection of "head shops" he said are drawing the ire...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Lakeview-area police officers want Pride revelers to know that the city's steeper fines for public drinking will actually be enforced at this years' LGBT Pride Festivities.
At a beat meeting last week, Chicago Police Department commander Elias...
| Jun 12, 2014
WMAQ-Ch. 5 co-anchor Rob Stafford has listed his five-bedroom house in Hinsdale for $1.7 million.
Stafford, 55, has been on the air in Chicago for more than 21 years, since joining WBBM-Ch. 2 as a general assignment reporter in September 1992. He...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Put your hands together for funny women — more than 400 of them. This weekend was the 3rd annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival, an event that draws hundreds of comedy fans to Stage 773 in Lakeview to see estrogen-fueled stand-up, sketch and improv....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Entrepreneur Beau D’Arcy paints a romantic picture when talking about his latest venture, a floating entertainment complex called Breakwater Chicago.
“When you’re on Breakwater, you have the ability to have a great dinner, a glass of...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:17 PM
David Wilk and Charlie Gurion have kissed many times since they met, and many more times since they became one of the first same-sex couples in Illinois to get a marriage license.
But until Sunday, their kisses never had been cheered by thousands of...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:58 AM
When the annual Pride Parade steps off at noon Sunday on the North Side, marriage will be the overarching theme and cause for celebration at the event, organizers have said.
And this year, the colorful procession will start out with dozens of married...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...