| Nov 8, 2012
November 2012 update: John Barleycorn River North is due to open Nov. 15.
Article originally published July 10, 2012.
Downtown Chicago football fans will have one more option when it comes to sports bars this season with John Barleycorn River North due...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:38 PM
The tips collected at Kerry Wood’s charity event at Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier Friday went straight to the Wood Family Foundation, which might explain why the Cubs and Bears players working the “Woody’s Winter Warm-up”...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A 24-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed outside of a Wrigleyville dance bar early this morning by a man who seemingly was about to give the victim a hug, police said.
The victim was on his cell phone outside of Deuces and The Diamond Club,...
| Sep 27, 2012
Mike Roper's a sucker for a good story. One afternoon, while sampling beers at his Uptown bar Hopleaf, he relayed how archaeologists in Turkey unearthed pottery buried for thousands of years, drinking vessels once containing beer. The liquids inside had...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:45 PM
260 Sports Bar
260 W. 26th St., 3rd Floor 312-706-8100
Rating: 2.5 (out of 4) Take it or leave it
While Wrigleyville seems to get a new crop of openings and facelifts every season, it’s rare to see new options around U.S. Cellular Field. So when...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:14 AM
The 10th Annual Off The Street Club Junior Board's March Mania is Friday, March 23, 2012, from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm at Sluggers, located at 3540 N. Clark in Wrigleyville. Track the NCAA championship with Off The Street Club, and become champs for the kids!...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:25 PM
There isn't going to be a better time all year for star sightings in Chicago than this weekend.
Lollapalooza will not only bring 100-plus acts to the city, but also draw dozens of celebrities who are just as excited as the rest of us to watch their...
| Aug 1, 2012
Being blessed with a city full of nightlife destinations comes with its price: Friday and Saturday nights can mean waiting around for a table or bar stool, if you get in at all. But with a few minor adjustments and a little planning, no spot is...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:12 PM
LONDON — Silence filled the Aquatics Centre on Friday as U.S. Olympian Christina Loukas gathered herself on the 3-meter springboard before her first preliminary dive.
Then a fan who couldn't contain his excitement yelled something that would have...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:41 AM
We met in a college logic class. Evidently it was not love at first sight — we later realized we had shared a class before and never noticed each other! I sat behind him in logic, and he passed a poem to me. Three months later (still in college)...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:41 AM
The most riveting drama to come out of Wrigleyville this season--certainly more interesting than anything that's happened on the field--turned out to be a giant hoax.
No, a girl did not in fact get stuck in the hideous giant noodle across the street from...