| Apr 3, 2013
You're walking in Chicago.
It's chaotic and it's loud.
People swarm the sidewalks, many of them shouting. They spill into the street, many of them cursing. They jostle you, step on your toes. Traffic is a nightmare.
You squeeze through the barricade...
| Apr 5, 2013
Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles.
Buyers pay a premium for those lofty perches,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:53 AM
We're about to begin a remarkably lively jazz weekend, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights:
The Engines: This enterprising ensemble has been offering a stylistically free-ranging music for nearly a decade, but this weekend's engagement...
| May 20, 2012
| 10:23 AM
A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot late Saturday night near his Southeast Side home, another man was killed on the South Side and five other people were wounded in separate overnight attacks, according to Chicago police.
The boy, Nazia Banks, was playing...
| Feb 13, 2013
In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs.
Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
“Forever Marilyn,” the 26-foot-tall statue that became a controversial fixture on Chicago's Michigan Avenue, has been getting final touch-ups since her arrival in Palm Springs Monday morning....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
UPDATE -- The debate video is posted here. It was a vigorous, informative and very civil exchange and watching it will be an hour well spent. This, from an e-mail press release, looks interesting: CHICAGO -- After some difficulties lining......
| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Assault A person reported being threatened with a knife sometime between 8:55 p.m. and 8:57 p.m. March 16 in the 900 block of Davis Street. …...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The following incidents were taken from Wilmette Police Department reports on May 15-23. GARAGE BURGLARY A bicycle, worth $360, was reported stolen from a possibly …...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Ever since Cars.com linked up with PickupTrucks.com, we've done only a little truck testing of our own, but we still take them out for a spin just to keep in step with the market. Such was the rationalization last week......
| Jul 8, 2012
When Sunny Fischer was 4, her family moved into a new apartment with a shiny stove and easy access to green space and playgrounds.
"The schools were great — I had terrific teachers," Fischer says.
"There was a library within the development that I...