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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies Around Lincoln Park

The robbers threatened to shoot their victims if they didn't give up their property, according to police. [ more › ]

Wicker Park Fest's First Wave Of Musical Acts Is Out; Guided By Voices & Doomtree Headline

If you're going to brave the crowds, you may as well have a decent soundtrack, right? [ more › ]

Huge, $1 Billion Union Station Revamp Calls For New Hotel, Residential Towers

If approved, the massive project would add 3.1 million square feet of office, residential and retail space. [ more › ]

Chicago's Cars.com To Pull Advertising From Fox News' 'Hannity' Show

The Chicago-based site Cars.com has decided to pull advertising from Sean Hannity's Fox News show, shortly after a media watchdog group published a list of the show's advertisers. [ more › ]

What's streaming and leaving Netflix: June 2017

There's so much to do outside this summer but we won't judge you for camping out on the couch, blasting the AC and binging on season 5 of "Orange is the New Black," which returns to Netflix on June 9. After all, this is your last call to watch "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," "The Little Rascals" or...

Police Officer Shoots Suspect While Pinned Him Between Cars On West Side

Police did not say how many shots the officer fired or if the suspect was armed. The officer suffered a possible broken leg; and the suspect is expected to survive. [ more › ]

Body Pulled From Columbus Park Lagoon Wednesday

The body of a man was pulled from the Columbus Park Lagoon on the city's West Side Wednesday morning, according to police. [ more › ]

A Few Handy Tips To Help Prevent Your Bike From Getting Stolen

Warmer weather means more bikes on the road, which means theft will likely spike. Here's what you can do to mitigate the odds of losing your ride in Chicago. [ more › ]

Thousands March In Chicago, Oak Brook For $15 and a Union

Thousands of low wage workers marched in the Loop Tuesday afternoon to demand a $15 an hour wage and union rights. Despite the rain, the workers and their supporters made a soggy trek from Daley Plaza to Trump Tower, then over the river to the Rock and Roll McDonald’s for a short rally. [ more › ]

Photos: This Rare Mansion That Survived The Chicago Fire Can Be Yours, For $2.85M

The historic, vintage property was one of the few spared in the 1871 blaze. [ more › ]

Dyke March Is Moving To Little Village For Pride This Year

The more social justice-oriented, less corporate little sister to Chicago's massive annual Boystown Pride Parade is moving to La Villita this year. [ more › ]

Cubs Will Shell Out $1M For New Security Cameras In Wrigleyville

The grant passed committee the day after the attacks in Manchester. [ more › ]

Summer Activities Aplenty In Sheridan Park

Good evening neighbors! It might not seem like it with the gloomy weather, but Memorial Day is upon us and summer is shaping up to be busy in Sheridan Park!See our attached flyer with (some) summer events... Highlights include:-Windy...Show More Summary

Clark & Wilson Development Gets Cut Back In Size

Revised design for 4537 N. Clark (Longford) A redesigned plan for 4537 N. Clark will be voted on at the next Dover Street Neighbors Association meeting on June 7 at 7PM at 4542 N. Dover.After receiving feedback on the first proposal,...Show More Summary

The Best Burger In Chicago Is Definitely Not What You Think It Is

Pickled jalepeños, miso butter and hoisin aioli make this surprising best burger pick stand out. [ more › ]

Do good this week by volunteering with Dare2Tri

For 8-year-old Gabrielle Sullivan, cerebral palsy is a fact of life, but it's not enough to stop her from running, jumping, biking and swimming like any other kid.  Thanks to Chicago-based organization Dare2Tri, Sullivan even has the opportunity to go above and beyond a "normal kid" in these areas—she...

Get moving: Your muscles will hate you for taking a barre class at The Bar Method

Have your muscles ever burned so intensely that you fear they may actually be on fire? No? Then you clearly haven't taken a barre class yet. A barre fitness class, inspired by ballet training, works by isolating specific muscle groups and toning them with precise and repetitive movements, essentially...

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