| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Chicago Police arrested five teenagers today for shoplifting from a downtown Walgreens while an officer was outside the store responding to a separate theft 15 minutes earlier.
Officers responded to a report of two men stealing products from a...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:52 AM
21st Annual Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival
435 N. Michigan Avenue
Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:54 AM
UPDATE: Police this morning said Juliana Homer was found and reunited with her family. No other details were released.
A 15-year-old girl with health problems visiting from California is missing in Chicago, police said today while asking for the public's...
| Jul 5, 2012
Cecil Locke has become a summertime institution in Chicago, bringing his 150 pound folding chess table from the South side to Michigan Avenue from April through November, weather permitting. He sets up his 26 foot invention at Michigan and Jackson,...
| Jul 10, 2012
Q: Can you substitute margarine for shortening in a cupcake recipe?
If the recipe calls for 3/4 cup of shortening, how much margarine would you use?
—Judy Levin, Chicago
A: Yes, you can. Just keep in mind there will likely be some texture and...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:45 PM
A driver is accused of continuing on to gamble at a casino after hitting a bicyclist, leaving the victim in critical condition.
The collision happened around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday on E. Michigan Ave. near Wattles Rd., in Emmett Township. Police say that...
| Jan 16, 2012
While Mayor Rahm Emanuel is preparing for large demonstrations at the upcoming G-8 and NATO conferences, his administration is moving to settle lawsuits that prompted a scathing judicial rebuke of the way the Chicago Police Department has treated...
| Jan 17, 2012
Q: Oh, how I miss Chicago and its bakeries and so much more. My German and Polish friends used to make a large sheet pan of apple slices, somewhat like a pie, had a glaze on top and was cut in squares like a brownie. Have searched and can't find a recipe....
| May 28, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago
Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes
Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Anyone ever tell you history is dull, tedious and irrelevant? Not us. And for some particularly fascinating and relevant insights into black history, ditch the textbooks and head to these stage shows, which explore everything from the politics in...
| Jan 26, 2012
Q: What is the difference between chicken broth and chicken stock? Can you use either?
--Tina Feigenberg, Chicago
A: There's no real difference. The "Deluxe Food Lover's Companion" defines broth as "a liquid resulting from cooking vegetables, meat or...