| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Digital Producer, Editor
Hometown: Hoffman Estates, IL
Current Home: East Ukrainian Village
What's great about Chicago? The accents and the pizza
I'm the one on the staff most likely to... cry...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted.
Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:34 AM
Chicago firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire in an apartment building that spread to two others in the North Center neighborhood, authorities said.
No injuries were reported in the 3-11 alarm blaze reported in three framed home near the...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Chicago police are investigating a pair of home invasions today, including one in which the robbers posed as delivery men and handcuffed their victims, officials said.
The latest incident happened about 9:45 a.m. on the 6100 block of West Henderson...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Smoke from an overheating motor forced authorities to move about 60 children from a childcare center attached to a church this afternoon on the North Side.
Police said a fire alarm activated at 1:23 p.m. when a boiler overheated in the Concordia Place...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:49 PM
A Chicago man pretended to work at a North Side street festival Saturday so he could stuff hundreds of dollars in admission donations into his pocket, authorities said.
Christopher Urban, 39, was arrested and charged with theft about 5 p.m. Saturday at...
| Feb 11, 2007
Here's the plan: Sell the house, buy a less expensive place and put the profit in the bank to generate a little extra monthly income.
The idea appeals to a lot of older people who still want to own property but who need to tap into the home equity they'...
| Aug 10, 2009
| 9:41 AM
(WGN-AM)-Two people were mugged early this morning in the North Side's North Center neighborhood, one of them critically, Chicago police said.
It's unclear if these muggings are related to others within the past two weeks in the Lincoln Park and Lakeview...
| Mar 17, 2009
Check out the Irish dancers at Paddy O' Splaines tonight! Neighborhood: North Center 2434 W Montrose Ave (between Artesian Ave & Campbell Ave)Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 866-1825
Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance 1750 Glenview Road, Glenview (847) 998-0066...
| Mar 26, 2010
If you've never heard of Chicago's North Center community, you're not alone. Many who come to dine or imbibe here would be surprised to learn there even is a name for the area bordered by the Chicago River to the west, Addison south, Montrose north and...