| Apr 17, 2012
Q: Does a teeny bit of rust inside the can at the seam mean big problems? Just tell me—am I going to be responsible for major illness? There was no time to get another can of coconut milk for the cake.
—Faye Hess, New York, N.Y.
A: No news...
| Jul 15, 2011
It should be good news that a giant statue of a woman rose over one of Chicago's most conspicuous public spaces this week.
Chicago, a city that has almost as many statues as it has potholes, is notoriously short on statues of women. Mile after...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Both bridges on Congress Parkway over the Chicago River will be partially open to traffic on Saturday for the first time in two years as a $33 million rehabilitation project creeps toward completion in late May, the Illinois Department of Transportation...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 11:10 AM
A man who grabbed a $7,000 camera from a California tourist in the Gold Coast was chased down by the tourist and two construction workers and caught by security guards and police, authorities said.
Allen McCrone, 26, of the first block of Boxwood Court...
| Apr 24, 2012
Q: Sometime in the early '70s (1970-1974) the Tribune published "Grandma's bread" recipe. I made it several times and loved it. As I recall, the recipe contained whole wheat, rye, cornmeal and probably white flours. The bread baked to a warm golden brown....
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Partners in Change - Gleefully Green
Wednesday, April 25
610 S. Michigan Avenue
Tips from the Delta institute and its ReBuilding Exchange of reclaimed construction materials and...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Chicago police discover a man shot dead within a block of a Southwest Side high school and six others were wounded in separate shootings that occurred across the city in less than 12 hours.
In the most recent shooting, a 49-year-old man sitting in a...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Chicago's First Lady and the Chicago Architecture Foundation are supporting Chicago's most neglected animals with the donation of a cruise line vessel and architecture docent to benefit Tree House Humane Society, Chicago's premier cageless, no-kill...
| Apr 29, 2012
It's this simple: Barack Obama brought Jimmie Oliver and Kim Wilson together.
No, they've never met the president. They've only seen him on TV. But without Obama the couple would not be planning to marry June 23 — at a destination resort wedding in...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 12:36 PM
A 15-year-old boy was arrested Saturday night on the Magnificent Mile and charged with felony mob action after a police officer saw him and several other people beating a person on the ground, police said.
The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. in...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:54 AM
A taxi driver received two tickets after he struck two young children as they crossed the street on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago police said today.
The incident happened in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, forcing police...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:07 AM
The morning commute from the Skokie home of Olivia Coss to her job on Michigan Avenue in Chicago got a lot easier on Monday with the opening of Skokie’s $20 million Oakton Avenue CTA station.
Coss was among the handful of commuters who jumped on...