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Is America's Best Hotel In Chicago?

The new wave of fancy hotels that have opened in the past couple of years has taken our city's selection to a new level. [ more › ]

3 Up, 3 Down: The Cubs haven't scored since Saturday, and it's time to worry

The doubts are starting to creep in for Cubs fans, and it's easy to see why.    After the Cubs' 6-0 loss in Game 3 of the NLCS in Los Angeles, they now have been shut out in 18 straight innings, a dubious postseason franchise record. More concerning is the Cubs now trail in the series, two games...

L.A. hot dog spot may have bitten off more than it can chew

Leave it to the trash-talkingest place in Chicago to defend the city's honor on baseball's biggest stage.  The Wiener's Circle, known for its in-your-face, vulgar service as much as its cuisine, traded barbs with Pink's, an L.A. hot dog rival, while the Cubs were getting set to take on the Dodgers...

Sir Elton John interviewed Whitney and called ‘Light Upon the Lake’ one of his favorite albums of 2016

This is a sentence I've always wanted to write: "I have something in common with Elton John." Dreams do come true because that something is a deep love of Chicago band and former RedEye cover stars Whitney. In an interview posted today by the New York Times, writer Nathan Reese facilitated a phone...

Sox fan Frank Kaminsky creates Bartman jersey, engages in Twitter feud with Cubs

Frank Kaminsky is THAT kind of White Sox fan. The Charlotte Hornets center and suburban Chicago native showed up at Monday's preseason game against the Bulls at the United Center wearing a custom-made Steve Bartman jersey. Yes, he had his own Bartman jersey made. That's hate dedication right there....

Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

A farmers market dinner at Travelle, two debate watch parties and more things to do in Chicago on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Review: 'Hamilton's America' is the history lesson you need to watch pre-'Hamilton'

Documentaries are boring. Cameras pan over black and white photos, actors do vague and cheesy re-enactments in period costume and a narrator speaks at a glacial pace about something we learned about in grade school social studies. But if there's anything "Hamilton" has done, it's upend people's...

Helpless against the "Hamilton" hype

There’s little that hasn’t already been said, written or raved about "Hamilton." It’s a musical that rewrote the game, and chances are you’re either anxiously waiting for the day you get to see it or Kanye-shrugging that "hip-hop musical" you keep hearing about. I feel you. It’s obnoxious when...

Quiz: Which 'Hamilton' character are you?

With "Hamilton" officially opening and making Chicago its second home, the hype will continue to climb these next 11 months. Lin-Manuel Miranda's game-changing musical about American history is host to an impressive cast of characters, which may have left you wondering what your 1770s counterpart...

President Obama made a workout playlist, and we'd definitely break a sweat to it

Clearly, the first lady's attempts to get America up and moving are working on the leader of the free world, as well. In his time guest editing for Wired, President Obama also managed to create a 10-song workout playlist to gift to the world before making his presidential exit in January. The good:...

On The Eve Of 'Hamilton's' Chicago Debut, A Look At Its Radical Empathy

On the eve of the official 'Hamilton' opening in Chicago, a look at the musical's profound sense of nuance. [ more › ]

Barack Obama's Gym Playlist Is (Almost) Perfect

The coolest dad in the the U.S. of A. provides a pretty solid soundtrack for your next workout. [ more › ]

Check Your Fridge: Revolution Brewing Recalls Six Popular Beers

Six ales, including longtime favorites like Anti Hero IPA and Eugene Porter, were pulled for exhibiting off flavors. [ more › ]

Photos: Advocates Imagine A 27-Mile Riverfront Bike Trail For Chicago

Could Chicago build an unbroken, contiguous trail along the 27 miles of riverfront that span the North and South branches of the Chicago River? [ more › ]

Pearl Jam, Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

A few acts on this year's list have Chicago ties, and they deserve to make the leap from nominee to inductee [ more › ]

Cubs Destroy NBA's Frank Kaminsky After He Sported Steve Bartman Jersey

The Hornets center and Lisle, IL native trolled bravely. But the White Sox fan was out of his league in more ways than one. [ more › ]

Hundreds Rally At Trump Tower To Tell GOP 'This Pussy Votes'

"No Country For Old Men," and other brilliant signs from the Pussy Grabs Back protest at Trump Tower this morning. [ more › ]

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