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  • Outdoor dining in Lincoln Park and Old Town

    Outdoor dining in Lincoln Park and Old Town
    Rocco Ranalli's 1925 N. Lincoln Ave. 312-642-4700 Inside, this eatery is all old-school Italian with brick walls and checked tablecloths. Outside, the massive patio is the perfect place to devour a pizza and a few rounds of craft beer. Corcoran's...
  • Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast

    Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast
    Boka 1729 N. Halsted St. 312-337-6070 With Steppenwolf and The Royal George Theatre just down the street, this dining room makes a stunning setting for a pre-theater dinner or date. Former Charlie Trotter's chef Giuseppe Tentori changes the contemporary...
  • 2 dead, 2 wounded in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 2 wounded in overnight shootings
    Shootings across the city left two men dead and two others wounded overnight, according to authorities.  A 25-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood about 10:50 p.m. Two people approached him while he sat in a white car in the 6800...
  • Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy

    Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy
    A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court. Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
  • Should CHA require drug tests for residents?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
  • Officials: Off-duty officer shoots burglar in Old Town Triangle neighborhood

    Officials: Off-duty officer shoots burglar in Old Town Triangle neighborhood
    Chicago police shot and killed a man in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood before midnight Saturday night, according to police and a union spokesman. The off-duty officer lives in the area and saw a man on the porch of a vacant apartment about 11:30 p....
  • Q&A: Michael Shannon imagines General Zod's trip to Wiener's Circle

    Q&A: Michael Shannon imagines General Zod's trip to Wiener's Circle
    Perhaps it’s not surprising that Michael Shannon, an Oscar nominee (“Revolutionary Road”) known for playing troubled characters, appears as tortured madman General Zod in “Man of Steel,” opening Friday. Would he be open to...
  • In Fenger, art builds community

    In Fenger, art builds community
    The urge to create is as old as the human race, as ancient as the day someone felt the urge to draw colorful lines across bodies and faces or, more permanently, paint on or carve into the walls of a cave. This sort of self-expression reaches a natural, if...
  • Bicyclist killed in Old Town was ambassador for biking

    Bicyclist killed in Old Town was ambassador for biking
    A transplant from New Hampshire, Robert “Bobby” Cann was an ambassador for Chicago biking, taking the time to answer new riders' questions — even taking them on test rides to familiarize them with city streets. Cann, who worked at...
  • Backyard canvas: Adam Schwerner's urban garden

    Backyard canvas: Adam Schwerner's urban garden
    On a quiet street of century-old cottages in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood sits a house that stands out. It could be the trio of blue wooden ladders rising from the miniature woodland. Or perhaps it's the row of old doors painted in eye-popping hues...
  • 2012 bar and restaurant review: Highs, lows and delicious trends

    2012 bar and restaurant review: Highs, lows and delicious trends
    When it comes to adventures in dining and drinking, Chicago definitely delivered this year. Hot chefs expanded their empires with new restaurants. New words made their way into our nightlife vocabulary. And, of course, there were doughnuts. And pie. And...
  • Songs of Good Cheer

    Songs of Good Cheer
    Columnists Mary Schmich and Eric Zorn joined musicians Thursday night at the Old Town School of Folk Music for the first of four Songs of Good Cheer programs. Click here for a photo gallery. This is the 14th year for the caroling party, which grew out...