| May 18, 2012
| 1:15 PM
1633 N. Halsted St. 312-867-3888
Chris Pandel of Bucktown favorite The Bristol channels the simplicity of Italian cooking with roasted
meats, wood-fired pizzas and homemade pastas.
2326 N. Clark St. 773-348-1774
This no-frills tavern...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:04 PM
1551 N. Wells St. 312-944-1551
This combination restaurant and wine bar offers more than 50 wine options by the glass, including several flight options if you just can’t choose. Snack on small plates ranging from mussels to chorizo-...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:59 AM
For a minute there, I was wondering if there would be any fighting among the cast members of VH1’s upcoming reality show, “Mob Wives Chicago.” There were no signs of tension when I spent an afternoon observing the five women in March and...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:39 PM
No matter the cuisine or setting, the North Shore can hold its own as a dining destination. Many restaurants and chef/owners have made their names in these suburban towns and cities drawing diners from all over Chicagoland.
Highwood is one example of...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:38 AM
It’s that time of year again when LGBT Chicagoans and all their allies wave the Pride flags high. But there’s more to Pride than just the parade—you can also celebrate with these seven shows, which span the spectrum from Obie Award-...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:42 AM
A man and woman were fatally stabbed this morning in separate domestic disturbances on the city's North Side, Chicago police said.
Authorities made arrests in both fatal stabbings, but no criminal charges had been filed this morning, officials said....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 11:42 AM
A fire in an Old Town stable that left several horse carriages damaged has been deemed suspicious by fire investigators, authorities said.
No horses were injured in the fire, which began around 9 p.m. Thursday in the Noble Horse stable, 1410 N. Orleans...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend At Crush in Old Town
Don't let the summer slip away without celebrating at Crush in Old Town over Labor Day weekend! Toast the changing of the seasons on Wells Street with wine tastings, delicious food from Old Town...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:31 PM
“Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday.
There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...
| Aug 9, 2012
In a dental office overlooking the Magnificent Mile, Valerie Carlson teared up as she recalled traumatic dental surgery that left her filled with fear when she was a teenager.
On this day, she was to undergo preparatory work for dental implants. Normally...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Levon Helm was the rarest of musical multi-taskers: an unflappable drummer and a singer who wrung soul out of every note. He also was a terrific team player and bandmate; he made the people around him sound good.
Helm was "the only drummer who could make...
| Mar 6, 2013
Dawn Clark Netsch seemed to have been around forever, and so it seemed as if she always would be.
She must have been young once, but from the time she came into my consciousness, 20 or so years ago, she seemed old.
I mean old in a good way, the kind...