| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of shootings around Chicago.
The mayor said the spike in violence -- including 49 shootings with 10 fatalities last weekend and the Monday...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 8:55 AM
One of the first big events of the Chicago running season, the Shamrock Shuffle, closed a group of streets in the downtown area this morning.
According to race sponsor Bank of America, these streets will be closed for the 33-year-old 8-kilometer...
| Mar 27, 2012
Q: I love making puff pastry straws for my cocktail parties and while nobody has ever complained about them, I would like some tips on how best to twist them so they come of the oven looking like a pro made them. The strips never really seem to twist...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Talk to business leaders about the G-8and NATO summits coming to Chicago this spring, and they universally say they hope the events are a chance to showcase the city as a global commercial center, political player and tourism draw.
But in the next breath...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
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| Feb 16, 2012
Not long after Rock 'n' Vote 2011, finalists appeared at the North Coast Music Festival (Pyro Fighter) and the Taste of Chicago (Yeah Dude, Briar Rabbit). And none of those local bands even won our annual contest.
Think your local band deserves more...
| Feb 17, 2012
Chalk it up to high gas prices, new urbanism or a nostalgic longing for the downtowns of old, but many homebuyers want to be close to their favorite hangouts. Instead of spending gas and time driving into town, they want to live in town, near their...
| Feb 21, 2012
Q: My pound cake came out beautifully but the top of it was crusted. When I wanted to turn it out or cut it the crust would break into pieces. Why? Can I do something so it won't happen again?
—Nancy Kowalkowski, Chicago
A: A quick call to...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Three people were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital this afternoon following a crash involving three taxis on Michigan Avenue.
The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. on the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue, according to Chicago Fire Department...
| Feb 23, 2012
Join Chicago Tribune photojournalists Alex Garcia and E. Jason Wambsgans for this in-depth seminar on composing your best images. The seminar will serve as a primer on enhancing your photo content through careful in-camera framing as well as critical...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Jamie Kennedy is on a mission to make professional wrestler and Deerfield native Colt Cabana (real name Scott Colton) a star.
Kennedy – known for his roles in “Scream,” “Son of the Mask” and “Malibu’s Most...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Two men who were shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood early this morning took themselves to a South Side hospital, police said.
Someone shot a 26-year-old in the face and a 29-year-old in the arm at 12:40 a.m. in the 4300 block of South Michigan Avenue,...