| Jul 28, 2013
Chicagoans love their lake. It cools the hot summer winds, and it provides a watery playground for swimmers, fishermen and boaters. But last week's warnings of rogue waves reminded residents that Lake Michigan can be a dangerous neighbor, even in the warm...
| Jul 28, 2013
Romantic comedies are filled with stories of opposites attracting, but the truth is, opposing personalities can tear a relationship apart.
Just ask Erik and Mark Sosa-Kibby of Kenosha.
Erik, 38, admits that he is the stereotypical artist with his head...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:46 AM
State Sen. Kirk Dillard made official today his second consecutive bid for the Republican nomination for governor, blasting Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for what he called a lack of leadership on key issues.
Speaking outside the Lakeview home where he...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Review: DryHop Brewers
3155 N. Broadway 773-857-3155
Rating: !!! (out of four) Off to a good start
Oh, DryHop, where were you when I lived in Lakeview? Now that I've moved to a 'hood further west, my brewpub options have improved—shoutout to...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated 15 years of performances on the MCA stage with its benefit, "remixed/reimagined."
The evening began with an outdoor reception on the front plaza that included food from some of Chicago's food trucks, plus mini...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:03 PM
As Chicago's annual Pride Parade wound its way through the North Side on Sunday, onlookers said there was something sweetly historic about this year's celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Chicago Fire Department officials evacuated part of an apartment building on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood tonight because of high carbon monoxide levels.
As of 9:30 p.m., firefighters evecuated the third floor of an apartment...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
A man was found with a stab wound to the back of his head early this morning on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
About 2:15 a.m., police were called to the 700 block of West Sheridan Road after receiving a report of a man lying on the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:43 AM
The Annoyance Theatre, a venerable Chicago comedy theater, is on the move. Jennifer Estlin, the theater's owner and executive producer, said Wednesday that it will exit its Uptown digs on the same block of North Broadway as the Uptown Theatre and move...
| Apr 15, 2013
Mara Tapp was driving through the North Kenwood neighborhood on Jan. 29 when she saw a swarm of police cars. She knew something was wrong but continued to the after-school class she teaches at nearby Reavis Elementary.
She would later learn that the...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Despite what you might have heard, it's not impossible to be a vegan in Chicago.
"It's much easier than most people think it is," said Annie Fosnacht, a 35-year-old Edgewater resident vying to be PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door.
Fosnacht and fellow...