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Wilson Men's Club Hotel Is For Sale, And Oak Park Columnist Is On The Case

It's always entertaining when people who don't live in Uptown tell those of us who do what is acceptable for our community. So many outliers care so greatly about Uptown from their nests in Rogers Park, Ravenswood, Chatham, and Northbrook. Show More Summary

Photos: Navy Pier's Big, New Ferris Wheel Is Almost Complete

  On Friday crews finished installing spokes and a rim on the new wheel, which will be 50 feet taller than the previous one. [ more › ]

Harry Osterman On "Live From The Heartland" On Saturday

Ald. Osterman will be a guest on the Live from the Heartland radio program, which is broadcast from the Heartland Cafe in Rogers Park at 9am on Saturday. It's on WLUM-88.7 FM. The show's website describes it as "An hour of conversation with people you should know: politicians, performers, activists and everyday people doing extraordinary things. Show More Summary

Senator Mark Kirk Tries To Reignite Anti-Refugee Hysteria

Mark Kirk and other Senate Republicans are reviving November’s scaremongering over allowing Syrian refugees into the United States over fears terrorists can use fake passports to enter the United States. [ more › ]

Take A Video Tour Of Halsted Street With Bear Rapper Big Dipper

Look inside a vertical farm, Chance the Rapper's crew's studio, and Berlin, with Vice's new video. [ more › ]

Horror Film 'Southbound' Is A Demonic Detour Worth Taking

A good dose of macabre humor and some truly eerie moments make the movie a pleasurable road trip to terror. [ more › ]

Dates For Pitchfork Music Fest Announced; Tickets On Sale Now

We are nearing festival season, which is partly fun and partly tiresome due to everyone talking about festival season. [ more › ]

Drunk Driver Who Drove The Wrong Way On Lake Shore Drive Gets 8 Years

"I do not deserve to be breathing the same air as all of you," the driver said in court. [ more › ]

In The Week's Top Chicago Music Stories, Chance Dances And Soul Evolves

We've rounded up the week's five top music stories for you. [ more › ]

Photos: Colorful Light Installation Under Wabash Avenue CTA Tracks Tested

  The latest step in an effort to beautify a stretch of Wabash Avenue darkened by the CTA's Loop train tracks is underway. [ more › ]

Celebrate The Year of the Monkey In Uptown

From Ald. Osterman's weekly newsletter:"Mark your calendars for this year's Lunar New Year celebrations on and around Argyle! Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration 1pm-3pm, Saturday, February 13on Argyle, between Kenmore Avenue and BroadwayRing...Show More Summary

Video: A Horrific Loop CTA Derailment Happened 39 Years Ago, Killing 11

In 1977, 39 years ago this week, the deadliest CTA derailment took the lives of 11 Chicagoans. [ more › ]

This Super Bowl Snack From Avec's Chef Will Class Up Your Game Day

If you want to class things up a bit (while also keeping it healthy), try this awesome dish from avec restaurant. [ more › ]

'Blunt Trauma' Cause Of Death For 6 Found In Gage Park Home

Officials also told reporters that no one ransacked the home where the bodies were found, and that the doors were locked from the inside. [ more › ]

18 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

There's so much more than football going on this weekend in Chicago. [ more › ]

Teen Charged With Animal Cruelty After Pouring Boiling Water On Cat In Facebook Video

It feels somewhat indicative of Facebook's evolution: from a popular site for young people to a place for catching felons who lack self-awareness. [ more › ]

Photos: Thousands Rally For The Teachers Union Amid Contract Fight

  Sixteen demonstrators were arrested prior to the start of the march inside Bank of America on LaSalle Street. [ more › ]

Rauner, Democrats Lay Out Plan for I-55 Expansion

A year ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner was on a barnstorming tour of Illinois to promote his Illinois Turnaround agenda in advance of the spring legislative and budget-making session. The was a prelude to what has become an eight-month standoff...Show More Summary

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