In the newest play at the Goodman Theatre, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage gives a look into this topic by giving us an intimate look into the fictional life of a black woman in early-Hollywood.
Adam Dunn jacked a pair of two-run homers and went 3-for-4 at the plate to help Dylan Axelrod earn his first win of the season and give the White Sox a series win at Target Field. [ more › ]
Chef Brochu will be expanding the food offerings at the Aviary. [ more › ]
If admonishments in court by Judge Amy St. Eve are an indication, the short-fingered vulgarian can’t wait to get back to New York City. [ more › ]
During a week in which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's disapproval rate on two racially charged local issues skyrocketed, he found time to write a glowing letter to Federal District Judge Susie Morgan.
Justin Timberlake may be one of the most talented people in the world, but his suit and tie ain't got nothing on Iron Man's suit that flies. [ more › ]
Get cultured, sip cocktails and listen to jazz underneath the evening sky at one of two Chicago museum terraces every week this the summer. [ more › ]
Riders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break. Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more. Over the next few years, the CTA rehabbed...Show More Summary
Chicago Craft Beer Week kicks off Thursday with tappings, tastings and dinners all across Chicago's beer bars, taverns and restaurants. [ more › ]
Police say the boy was the second person that the dog had attacked. [ more › ]
The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday morning they planned to file civil rights lawsuits in federal court to stop Chicago Public Schools’ plan to close 54 schools. [ more › ]
Bring your cocker spaniel to go with your coffee, or enjoy your scones with your scottie. Baker & Nosh (1303 W Wilson) announced on Facebook today that Saturday is Doggie Day In The Garden: Bring on the dogs!! We are trying something new this weekend. 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
As he prepares to record his debut album this weekend, we speak with Chicago-based comedian Drew Michael about his biggest influences and devotion to comedy as an art form. [ more › ]
Husband of the year nominee Mohammed Ahmed left his wife at the hotel in Orlando to allegedly meet a person he thought was a prostitute. [ more › ]
Tonight from 6-8pm, join the DePaul Art Museum (935 W Fullerton) for a free artist talk with Mequitta Ahuja, whose mixed-media drawings are part of the current exhibition at DPAM, "War Baby / Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American...
A bright welcoming banner with blue and yellow lettering offsets the bleakness of the long, gray concrete wall across the street from Mahalia Jackson Elementary School. The canvas banner has cracks in it that runs across Jackson’s portrait,...Show More Summary
It's been a long, cold, lonely winter... [ more › ]
Watch movies, drink beer and talk about it online tonight. Tickets are still available to see the star of "Searching for Sugar Man" Friday. [ more › ]
Demera Restaurant (4801 N Broadway) is featured on Groupon today, with your choice of five different dining deals at half off, starting at $14. The deal will be available for the next four days, and can be used between May 20 and December 11th. Take a look here for details.