| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Chicagoans play in bowling, kickball, baseball, beach volleyball and countless other sport leagues. But skee ball? It's more popular than you think.
"For most of the people, the last time they played was when they were 5 years old at Chuck E. Cheese's,"...
| Nov 8, 2013
The Chicago Cubs received preliminary approval Thursday to push back Wrigley Field's right field wall an additional 8 feet as part of a renovation of the stadium, a move that also would involve narrowing Sheffield Avenue behind the ballpark.
| Nov 6, 2013
Know of a trivia night in Chicago that you don't see listed here? E-mail RedEye nightlife and events reporter Kate Bernot.
The Beetle Bar & Grill
Specials: $3 pints of Point Lager and $4 Stoli vodka cocktails...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:25 AM
That was the best advice Ken Vangeloff could give me. We were trying to catch baseballs on Waveland Avenue during batting practice before the Cubs game Sunday. If anyone would have a good advice, it would be Vangeloff. Since 1990, he...
| Sep 18, 2013
Marcel Somfelean, owner of former West Loop restaurant Pasha, loves Kuma's Corner, but doesn't care for the heaping serving of noise he gets while dining there. He's hoping to appeal to others who share that feeling with Buzz – Burgers, Barrels &...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Story: Prosecutors dismiss charges in 2 cases A hat-tip to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez: A homeless man in prison for raping a clerk at the Daley Center and a man convicted of a fatal shooting in Wrigleyville were......
| Oct 17, 2013
Cheesie's Pub & Grub
958 W. Belmont Ave. 773-388-1574
Grilled cheese sandwiches with unorthodox fillings—think tater tots, mac 'n' cheese and chicken tenders—were made for a satisfying post-bar meal. Pizzas with toppings inspired by the bar'...
| Oct 17, 2013
3329 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-281-7300
This local institution warmed up its ovens in the 1920s and still is charming locals with its doughnuts, which range from cinnamon-sugar to sour cream to old-fashioned glazed.
3159 N. Southport...
| Oct 3, 2013
Let's get one thing out of the way: If you have not eaten a burger sandwiched between two halves of a “bun” made from deep fried mac-n-cheese, you have not truly lived.
Rockit Burger Bar in Wrigleyville became the latest burger joint to jump...
| Oct 1, 2013
Surprisingly last spring, the voice inside Theo Epstein's head started asking whether Dale Sveum was the right manager for the Cubs.
Steadily throughout the summer, a chorus of praise outside Wrigleyville — "Around baseball, the story is the...
| Sep 26, 2013
The happy truth about Buffalo (and other style) chicken wings: Respectable to very good wings aren't hard to make. Fry 'em right (that is, until the skin is good and crispy), douse them in sauce (hot sauce, butter and vinegar are the base components of...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:55 AM
You could argue the live-lit scene, which has seen explosive growth in Chicago these past couple of years, is the inevitable lo-fi pushback to our hyperdigitalized age. Amid all those glowing screens and social networks, surely we crave...