Summertime in Chicago means the bars will be as packed as ever with young singles looking to mingle and tingle. The women of this city are as distinct as the neighborhoods that produce them, and it's important for every guy to know his environment. Show More Summary
Today's forecast is a far cry from the 80-degree weather we enjoyed earlier in the week. [ more › ]
A different kind of leather experience is hitting the Magnificent Mile this Memorial Day Weekend-the 35th annual International Mr. Leather competition-with accoutrements, goods and services not likely to be found at Coach, Ferragamo or Gucci. Show More Summary
Sporting their trademark red berets and white hoodies, Miguel "3rd Rail" Fuentes and his fellow members of the Chicago chapter of the Guardian Angels risk their lives attempting to deter crime and save the lives of strangers. Read more ?
Last Thursday, the Chicago Plan Commission approved Mesa Development's proposal for Vue53, a Hyde Park commercial and residential development that would replace a Mobil gas station and adjoining car wash on 53rd Street, just north of Nichols Park. Read more ?
Some species of bird feed their chicks by regurgitation: food is first ingested by the mother before climbing back up her esophagus. Some artists do the same. Pope.L makes it work. Read more ?
"Multiple Exposures" achieves in the gallery what Jane Fulton Alt's photography critique group accomplishes behind closed doors. Read more ?
At the Washington Park Arts Incubator, an enthusiastic crowd does battle with a panel, teasing out the relationship between art and community development. Read more ?
Some of the most popular flowers at the Hyde Park Garden Fair are under attack by impatiens downy mildew, a type of fungus that causes plants to drop their flowers and leaves. Its spores can hang out in the soil for almost a decade. Read more ?
The salesman asked the driver to stop, but he was told to "shut the f--- up," so he jumped from the car. [ more › ]
If you've never listened to Indiana band Murder By Death, be not afraid of the menacing name. [ more › ]
(out of four)If by chance you own pet dogs, chickens or giraffes, do not bring them to "The Hangover: Part III." Things don't go well for animals in the movie.Things never go well for the Wolf Pack, as they are once again in over their...Show More Summary
Yes, some fans go to baseball games to watch the on-field action. But I'll attest that a solid 72 percent-a completely unscientific digit I've selected-are there for the sunshine, the nacho helmets and the chance to catch a slingshot tee. Show More Summary
Chicagoans planning to use their porch this summer should check out the structure first, city officials advised on Wednesday. The city issued porch safety tips on Wednesday, just before the Memorial Day weekend and the 10 th anniversary...Show More Summary
From Ald. Cappleman's email update, sent today: Neighborhood Nights in the Ward's parks and playlots returns on Wednesday evenings. These events will allow any resident to meet with Ald. Cappleman and discuss any issue or just come to chat. Show More Summary
Even with the schools spared today, this is the largest wave of school closures in the country. [ more › ]
We should not place unnecessary barriers between a voter and her ballot. Unfortunately in recent years, state governments across our country have renewed the push to enact barriers.
Brian Urlacher won't be a first ballot Hall of Famer. These highlights show he deserves to be enshrined in Canton, however. [ more › ]
Last week was National Etiquette Week but this instructional video produced by the United States Navy in 1967 purported to help commissioned and non-commissioned officers work on their game with dark-haired beauties. (Blondes, we assume, couldn't be bothered with.) [ more › ]
Terriers prove that — much like the breed of dog they've chosen to name their band after — pop music has no specific size, shape, color or sound. [ more › ]