The man was denied bail in court over the weekend. [ more › ]
Some newer patios have joined your slate of outdoor dining options just in the last few weeks. [ more › ]
She had the crowd on their feet. [ more › ]
Her two attackers stole her video camera and tripod. [ more › ]
Here in Chicago, it comes as no surprise that there are a million ways to get from here to there. We're a bustling and constantly on-the-go city—and you bet we're proud of it! But while math teaches us that the fastest way to get from where you are to where you're going is a straight line, can't we all agree that's a little boring? [ more › ]
Unremarked upon in Ken Burns terrific documentary about the Civil War, a group of Confederate soldiers, after surrendering at Vicksburg, were paroled, over the objections of William Tecumseh Sherman, by U.S. Grant. Grant's opinion was...Show More Summary
Dyke March gave us the community, solidarity space to grieve and post-gender swag we needed this weekend. [ more › ]
There's another big Pride event happening in Uptown today. The old Montrose Rocks festival, which celebrates LGBT people of color, has been rebranded as "Pride At Montrose" and takes place at the lakefront and at Cricket Hill.Check out...Show More Summary
Lionel's parade-ready at his perch at Dayton and Montrose. Follow his adventures on his Facebook page.
A few more local Pride celebration opportunities: Baker & Nosh, at 1303 West Wilson: "Make sure to stop by and see us 9am-noon Pride Sunday, and grab a free La Colombe coffee! Happy Pride, Chicago!" Uptown Lounge, at 1136 West Lawrence:...Show More Summary
The #TestForFlu Bug, aka the Virus Buster, was in Uptown last week, educating the public about influenza. We saw it parked on Clark. It was kind of hard to miss, to be frank.
Tonight shortly before 9pm, a 42-year-old man was shot several times in Edgewater. The shooting occurred on Kenmore between Berwyn and Balmoral. Witnesses reported hearing shots and seeing a dark blue Mercedes speeding away from theShow More Summary
The Uptown Chamber has come up with a fun video celebrating the businesses and pride that Uptown has. Check it out at www.UptownProud.org -- and see what discounts and freebies are available this Pride Weekend, too.
click to enlarge and read the messages It started with Alchemia Art of Hair, who invited the public to write messages of pride, love, and support on the sidewalk outside the shop at 5009 N Sheridan. Now the trend has moved slightly north, with the wall and sidewalk at 5050 N Sheridan full of messages proclaiming love. Show More Summary
Lakeview Pantry, which has served the public for 46 years and is Chicago's largest food pantry, has moved to a new home just steps from Uptown, at 3945 N Sheridan (across from the Red Line station). They are rightly proud of their new location, which doubles the size of their previous space. Show More Summary
The attacker would not cooperate until police let him finish his beer. [ more › ]
Basketball has changed, but poverty in Chicago isn't much different. (You can see for yourself on TV tonight.) [ more › ]
If there is still any doubt that the Broadway and Wilson corridor is going to be unrecognizable in a few years, here is yet another planned development we heard about a few months ago, now in greater detail. Ald. Cappleman has also issued a letter of support to the city to make Stewart School a Chicago landmark. Show More Summary
There are a lot of great events happening during the next ten days, but if you park your vehicle on the street in Uptown, you'll want to be sure it's not going to be towed, because parking restrictions are on the horizon. The concert restrictions on Irving Park and Clark begin TODAY at 2pm. Show More Summary
The woman was an innocent bystander, leaving a Starbucks just south of a police station. [ more › ]