| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Personal grocery delivery service Instacart said Thursday it has added Jewel-Osco to its roster of stores that Chicagoans can choose from.
The San Francisco company, which allows customers to pick groceries from a combination of stores and get same-...
| Nov 24, 2013
The Goodman and the Joffrey are great, but they’re not the only games in town. Find a show to suit your family this season, whether you’re looking for something traditional, new-fangled or Santa-free.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Police are trying to figure out how a North Center man ended up fatally stabbed on his front porch early this morning.
The 24-year-old man was declared dead at 6:40 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center after he was found stabbed several...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A North Center man stabbed a childhood friend to death following an alcohol-fueled argument over a marijuana plant the man was growing in his mother’s back yard, prosecutors said today.
Christopher Shoji, 25, charged with first-degree murder in...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A 25-year-old man has been charged this evening with fatally stabbing a man in the North Center neighborhood who was found on his front porch, police said.
Christopher Shoji of the 2000 block of West Warner Avenue is charged with first-degree murder...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The fifth annual Chicago Ghost Conference will haunt the city for two days, Oct. 4 and 5, at the Irish American Heritage Center (4626 N. Knox). The conference will cover everything from ghost hunting to...
| Sep 19, 2013
Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold will lead a discussion about marriage equality in the next Chicago Forward on Oct. 1.
The event is at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St. For tickets, which cost $20: https://cfmarriage....
| Aug 16, 2013
Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks.
Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:04 AM
Three people were shot, one fatally, in separate overnight shootings on the city's South and Northwest Sides.
Shortly after 2 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the back of his head while riding in a car on the city's South Side.
| May 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Residents of the Chicago neighborhood known as North Center may well live passionate lives in those neat single-family homes and three-flats, but the pedestrian-free section of West Berenice Avenue between Lincoln Avenue and the train tracks is not...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:47 AM
A branch bank in a North Center neighborhood grocery store was robbed this morning, police said.
A man in his 30s walked up to a teller about 10:10 a.m. at the TCF Bank in the 4200 block of North Lincoln Avenue and robbed the bank, said Chicago Police...