Sunday Dec 8
Shootings across city kill 1, injure 7
Eight people were shot in a 10-hour span starting Saturday evening across Chicago, including a 26-year-old man fatally shot in the North Austin neighborhood and three men injured when gunshots were fired into an Englewood lounge.
Lessons for locals on power of parents in schools
Monica Soto-Espinoza was convinced she didn't have the skills to help out in her children's school, but the parent-mentor program changed her mind.
City of Chicago
Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn Announce Comprehensive Improvement Plan for CTA Blue Line O'Hare Branch
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Pat Quinn today announced a comprehensive improvement plan for the Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line O'Hare Branch - an overhaul that will provide faster travel times and updated stations while creating more than 1,300 good-paying jobs.
Where In Chicago To Shop For The Netflix-Binger On Your Gift List
The holiday season can be a stressful time -- and finding something special for everyone on your gift list can be one of the most stressful tasks of the season.
Chicago: Bike Writer Elly Blue Discusses the Economics of Cycling
On Friday I had the pleasure of moderating a discussion of cycling and economics with bike writer Elly Blue, author of the new book " Bikenomics : How Bicycling Can Save The Economy," at City Lit bookstore in Logan Square.
Chicago: Construction Makes Milwaukee Bike Lanes An Obstacle Course
Responding to a query today from Streetsblog Chicago about abysmal conditions for cyclists on Milwaukee Avenue, transportation commissioner Gabe Klein says he has asked a deputy commissioner to work with the Department of Water Management "to put a better traffic management plan in place for cyclists ASAP."
Black Box Acting to Open New Training Center in January 2014
Black Box Acting, Chicago's premier actor training program, has announced the opening of its new, permanent headquarters at 2625 W. North Ave. near Chicago's Logan Square, Wicker Park and West Town neighborhoods.
Give the gift of sleep, Art Van Black Saturday sale begins November 23
While our lives generally seem extremely busy, a large portion of our lives is spent in bed.