| Sep 16, 2012
The clash between Northwestern University and preservationists over the fate of Bertrand Goldberg's old Prentice Women's Hospital is expected to climax as early as Oct. 4 when the Commission on Chicago Landmarks could begin weighing the merits of...
| Sep 17, 2012
The photo on the $100 ticket isn't all that's fuzzy regarding red-light camera violations, one driver complains, while another wants to ban trucks from using the Circle Interchange or make them pay a hefty toll.
Q: Jon, I feel disgusted. I received a...
| Feb 17, 2012
Chalk it up to high gas prices, new urbanism or a nostalgic longing for the downtowns of old, but many homebuyers want to be close to their favorite hangouts. Instead of spending gas and time driving into town, they want to live in town, near their...
| Aug 6, 2012
The latest food truck to join Chicago’s growing street food scene doles out healthy salads courtesy of two recent Yale graduates who have already set up successful storefronts in New Haven, Conn.
The Little Salad Truck hit the streets of Chicago at...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:13 PM
A Chicago real estate lawyer was arrested on charges he sexually assaulted a Minnesota woman inside her Streeterville hotel room Tuesday after she left the door to her room open, prosecutors said today.
Anthony Bergamino Jr., 49, was charged with one...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:21 PM
A plan to transform the former Children’s Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park into condominium towers and storefronts is in limbo after the local alderman rejected the proposal for the high-profile site in one of Chicago’s toniest...
| Nov 11, 2011
Please bring me a buyer, flush with cash, and ready with preapproval letters. He or she should be willing to pay full asking price (or more), close quickly and without complication. Make my buyer easy to work with and free of unreasonable...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Bleacher Report pieced together a roundup of Chicago-area properties purchased by Cubs players. Here are a couple of highlights: Ryan Dempster owns two mansions near Wrigley Field—one is listed for $1.9 million—and a nearby condominium....
| Apr 29, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Johnny Depp poses for a photo with a fan outside of the Chicago Music Exchange Store on April 29, 2011. Johnny Depp shopped at the Chicago Music Exchange store in Lakeview Friday afternoon. The fedora-wearing Depp, who I hear was "supernice" during his...
| May 6, 2010
Blogging moms and nutritionists are criticizing a new formula for toddlers that comes in chocolate and vanilla flavors as an early start to obesity.
"Is it really a good idea to get our kids hooked on all things chocolate at the same time they're...
| Jan 7, 2010
Kenneth Griffin and his wife, Anne, will give $16 million to the new Children's Memorial Hospital to establish an emergency care center that will be named after the hedge fund managers.
The Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation's commitment, disclosed...
| Feb 7, 2010
We emerged out of the predawn darkness, an assortment of not-yet-caffeinated people toting ski clothes and Starbucks cups. Precisely at the scheduled time of 6:15 a.m., a coach bus pulled up, its cushy seats promising a fine nap. At 6:30 we were off,...