| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:50 AM
On Oct. 1 the city will begin a six-week rehabilitation of the northbound on-ramp to Lake Shore Drive from Michigan Avenue at Oak Street.
The $1.78 million project will close the ramp while repairs are made to the nearly 50-year-old viaduct and retaining...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performance this evening at Symphony Center has been canceled because musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have gone on strike, officials said.
The concert at Symphony Center was to begin at 8 p.m. but was canceled...
| Sep 25, 2012
Q: I am originally from the Southwest side of the city. I grew up on a Canasta cake made by Weber's Bakery on Archer Avenue. I live retired in Phoenix now and I can find nothing like it here. When I fly back from the city, I stop there and bring one...
| Sep 26, 2012
Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet
September 29-30, 2012
The Purple Pig
500 N. Michigan Avenue
Berkshire Pork Secreto (can be done...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Michael Jordan’s Steak House
505 North Michigan Avenue
Cheesecake with Graham Pecan Streusel
500 g cream
500 g milk
200 g yolks
300 g maple syrup
Zest of 1 lemon
30 g (about 14 sheets)...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The Lollapalooza sightings have begun.
“Community” actress Alison Brie and rumored boyfriend and “21 Jump Street” actor Dave Franco had dinner Thursday at RPM Italian. Franco, brother of James Franco, took in the Lollapalooza...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Day 2 is done at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, and what a day Saturday was: It was sandwiched by much-anticipated sets by Chief Keef and Frank Ocean, and in between came the first evacuation in the festival’s Chicago history. Here’s how it...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Aug 7, 2012
Q: I asked my brother, an executive chef at a golf club, the following question and he never (gave) me an answer either way: Is it possible to microwave a souffle?
—Joanne Thompson Pease, Torrington, Conn.
A: Conceivably you could, but why?...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:12 PM
At least nine passengers suffered minor injuries when a Wendella tour boat hit a dock near Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
According to witnesses, it appeared the boat slammed into the dock after pulling...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:37 PM
At least nine people were injured this evening when a Wendella Boat Tour vessel hit a concrete dock near the Michigan Avenue bridge on the Chicago River. WGN Radio's Andrea Darlas has a report.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:31 PM
“Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday.
There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...