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  • Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses

    Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses
    Three quick tips about haunted houses to start off this guide to Halloween 2012: Tip No. 1: Haunted houses, the ticket-selling kind, versus the rumor-shrouded Victorian Gothic kind at the end of your street, are mostly slasher flicks come to life. You...
  • Review: La Sirena Clandestina

    Review: La Sirena Clandestina
    Review: La Sirena Clandestina 954 W. Fulton Market 312-226-5300 Rating: !!! ½ (Heating up) Don't recognize the name John Manion? It's not your fault—the chef's largely been out of the limelight since his former home, Mas, closed in 2008. He...
  • Mini-review: La Cuchara

    Mini-review: La Cuchara
    La Cuchara 1521 W. Madison St. 312-291-9344 Rating: !! (out of four) Give it some time What's a restaurant's website for if not to stoke your appetite? La Cuchara's definitely features some appealing claims that fueled my anticipation, but upon arrival,...
  • St. James Church gathers its faithful

    St. James Church gathers its faithful
    An unforgiving icy wind blew across the three dozen — young and old, black and white, rich and poor — gathered on Palm Sunday in front of the ancient and shuttered St. James Catholic Church in Bronzeville. It was a cold morning for the...
  • How to keep your New Year’s resolution

     
    So you’ve got a resolution. Now what? How many of us actually keep our resolutions past the first two weeks of January? Any hands out there? I’ve come up with some Lincoln Park spots that can help us all (yes, me too!) get on track for 2012....
  • Christmas presents stolen from car, house burglarized, and more

     
    The following incidents were taken from Wheaton police reports on Dec. 30: DUI A Geneva woman was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, …...
  • Is Cash Cab Chicago real?

     
    Getting in the Cash Cab will probably be the most challenging item to check off my bucket list; however, now that Chicago has acquired it's very own version of the elusive New York City trivia-mobile, my odds have slightly improved.  So when my best...
  • Sighting: Vampire Weekend at Girl & The Goat

     
    Vampire Weekend performs onstage at the RockCorps concert at the Manchester Apollo in England. (Tim Hales, AP / July 8, 2010) The guys from Vampire Weekend dined at Girl & The Goat on Saturday while in Chicago for their show at the Aragon Ballroom on...
  • Danny Davis drops out, endorses Carol Moseley Braun in mayor's race

     
    Posted by John Chase at 6:36 p.m.; last updated at 7:38 p.m. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis ended his bid for Chicago mayor tonight, endorsing former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun. Davis said he is endorsing Braun in the name of......
  • A night at the Bulls game with the Blackhawks' Brian Campbell

     
    Brian Campbell watches the Bulls-Detroit Pistons game at the United Center on January 10, 2011. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune) Brian Campbell looked up from a text message from Blackhawks teammate Patrick Sharp Monday night and smiled— even if the...
  • Emanuel offers budget thoughts, but leaves questions

     
    Posted by John Chase at 11:55 a.m. Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel today unveiled his thoughts on improving Chicago's economy and tackling the city's budget crisis, but his plan left unanswered questions about how he'd balance the budget and tackle...
  • Sighting: Michael Jordan at One Sixtyblue

     
    Michael Jordan speaks during the 1990-91 Bulls reunion ceremony that took place at halftime of the Bulls-Utah Jazz game at the United Center on March 12, 2011. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune) Bulls legend Michael Jordan had dinner at his West Loop...