| Jan 22, 2013
Q: I found a recipe that called for Mexican Oregano is this different than the Italian Oregano that I have in my spice rack?
—Andrew Maselli, Chicago
A: Yes, the two are different plants and each oregano has its own "personality," according to...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Police have issued alerts in the South Side neighborhoods of Bronzeville and Oakland after a string of robberies around East 35th Street.
Two to four teenagers have robbed people in several incidents between South Michigan Avenue and South Cottage...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:32 AM
A cab driver was injured on Wacker Drive after colliding with a Chicago fire truck on its way to a fire call this morning.
The taxi collided with Truck No. 6 about 10:20 a.m. at Wacker and Michigan Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Sean...
| Jan 8, 2013
Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of condensed milk over cream?
—Curtis Tuckey, Chicago
A: The biggest difference, I think, between cream and condensed milk can be found in the latter's alternative name: "Sweetened condensed milk."...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:59 AM
An Oak Brook doctor who was stabbed in the neck and face during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant in November is suing his alleged attacker along with the restaurant and hotel that houses it.
Mir Shah says he was violently attacked and...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:07 PM
If you're a tattoo artist and think your tatts can top the best in the nation, ink this in your datebook:
The Spike TV show "Ink Master" has set a Season 3 casting call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at the The Westin, 909 N. Michigan Ave.
| Jan 13, 2013
When Iris Levenberg found herself divorced and living in South Florida in her 50s, the executive head hunter-turned-life coach was determined to find a life partner.
"I was on a mission," recalls Iris, now 61. "I spent years as a head hunter, and that's...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A man who previously has served two stints in federal prison for Chicago-area bank robberies has been charged in another heist and is suspected in four others and an attempted robbery in the last month.
Sharkey Elam, 67, was arrested Thursday after a...
| Jul 2, 2013
Q: Would you know if the Ramova Grill is still in operation? It was located at 35th and Halsted not too far from the Ramova Theater. Also is the theater still there?
—Alice Bowen, North Olmsted, Ohio.
A: The Ramova Grill closed in 2012, ending a...
| Jan 15, 2013
Q:I have eaten at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery several times and LOVE their Tuscan Chicken. Is there a recipe that you could get for this delicious dish?
—Patricia Korns, Westmont
A: Yes! Here's the recipe for Rock Bottom's Tuscan Chicken...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:51 AM
There's still time to get a deal on CTA passes.
The CTA said Monday that retailers could continue to sell passes at the old prices as long as they had them. Prices were hiked Monday for daily, weekly and monthly unlimited ride passes.
"Our belief is...
| Jan 28, 2013
By now it's no secret: Alums of RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote contest get results, from the major label signings of I Fight Dragons and Rockie Fresh to The Congregation opening for Wilco and one of last year's competitors, Santiago x The Natural, gaining...