14 hrs ago
Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Thursday, May 23
Yes, I am saving my energy for the mad sprint through the closing weekend events.
19 hrs ago
Chicago Craft Beer Week Highlights, Wednesday, May 22
Yep, running late here. Let's just paste in and go! And you go catch some local beers and hard to find tappings.
Police: Man Touches Woman's Leg At South Loop CTA Station
The suspect is described as a 20- to 30-year-old Asian man with a medium build and short black hair, police said.
Tue May 14, 2013
TIF, hotel taxes could help pay for planned McCormick Place arena
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to build a 12,000-seat basketball arena near McCormick Place that would double as a home for mid-city sized shows would be built with $125 million in public funds - $55 million in tax-increment financing and $70 million in hotel taxes, sources said Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
A weekend in Chicago: How to Spend 48 hours in The Second City
Only have a weekend to spend in Chicago ? Here are some suggestions on how to get the most out of The Second City in 48 hours or less.
Wed May 08, 2013
2 Investigators: Light Sculptures Cost Chicago Taxpayers Millions
Chicago is synonymous with classic architecture, and public art projects like the Picasso and the so-called "Bean" at Millennium Park.
Mon May 06, 2013
Lipstick Glowing on the Off Ramp: Congress Parkway's New Lighting
Can you really redeem something created in the urban equivalent of original sin, when even the two parts of its name - 'Congress' and 'Parkway' - form an oxymoron? In 1909, for his Plan of Chicago , Daniel Burnham envisioned Congress Parkway as the city's great civic promenade, a tree-lined boulevard lined with uniform-height Beaux Arts Buildings ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Lost Chicago landmark: the old Old St. Mary's church
The Archdiocese has delayed demolition of St. James Church. That calls to mind a historic church that wasn't saved: the old Old St.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Potential Dauntless HQ set for the 'Divergent' movie scoped out by fans
In short, an interior site suspected to be the Dauntless faction HQ location for Neil Burger's Chicago-based "Divergent" adaptation was pegged by an observant local fan who'd been scouting out the long-known 2400 Michigan Ave.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Local Tourist
Chicago's Best Bacon Bites
Bacon and beer fests are everywhere this Spring and it's a great time to be a Chicagoan.