| May 1, 2013
| 1:41 PM
I smell a niche at Theater Wit, the multispace venue just a few blocks from the bars and eateries of Wrigleyville: the date-night show. Not a bad idea, given the locale.
Itamar Moses' "Completeness," wherein a pair of brainy graduate students almost...
| Jun 21, 2013
My friends, you have before you the ancient scrolls that contain the Kassopedia, Vol. V, a compendium of the world's knowledge.
But first, remember what Sherlock Holmes once said.
The famous fictional detective noted that the human brain is like an...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Add DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin to the list of suburban politicians angling to lure the Chicago Cubs to his turf if there’s an unlikely collapse of the city-sanctioned framework plan to renovate Wrigley Field.
Citing what he...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Starting Sunday, people parking cars in Chicago’s metered spaces will have to mind the signs lest they pay when they don’t have to or get a ticket for not feeding the meters long enough.
Drivers won't need to feed meters at all on Sunday in...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Three people were shot overnight and another four wounded Saturday afternoon, according to police.
The most recent shooting happened across the street from Wrigley Field about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. A man, age 25, was shot in the upper back outside the 7-...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Authorities are questioning a parolee in connection with a shooting in the Wrigleyville neighborhood over the weekend, police said.
No charges have been filed as of Monday afternoon, police said, but authorities are questioning a 26-year-old man who...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:03 PM
A parolee shot another man in the back across the street from Wrigley Field when the man tried to interfere with a robbery, authorities say.
Marcus E. Harris, 26, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, is charged with aggravated battery, obstructing...
| Apr 26, 2013
The no-diapers movement is reportedly gathering great force in New York, where a cadre of hipster moms in SoHo and Brooklyn are trying to save the environment and let their little ones go free.
I call it the "Go Mowgli" movement, after the little boy...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A private funeral service for slain Bears fan William Christopher Pettry was held this afternoon while a fundraising effort has been launched by Bears player Kellen Davis to help Pettry’s widow and three children.
Davis, the Bears tight end, will...
| Oct 14, 2012
On Aug. 3, 1953, a young World War II veteran piloting a small plane terrified thousands of Wrigleyville residents while flying erratically over the neighborhood.
A group of teenagers was playing a late afternoon game of softball on a gravel lot up...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Story: Wrigley Field rooftops spokeswoman: 'We're not stealing their product' No, they're not. They were, but they struck a deal with the company that owned the Cubs a few years back -- remind me to search Google for that name......
| May 28, 2012
| 8:25 AM
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