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Siam Noodle & Rice Has Opened At Its New Location

For nearly 30 years, Siam Noodle & Rice operated at 4654 North Sheridan, gaining a reputation as a friendly, authentic, family-owned restaurant that endured through Uptown's many changes.Due to the possible upcoming sale of the building...Show More Summary

Naperville Is Warning Residents About Rabid Bats

Two were found within just three days, according to Naperville police. [ more › ]

2 People Were Stabbed At Last Night's Dropkick Murphys, Rancid Concert At Northerly Island

It's not clear how the knife got inside, since attendees reportedly had to go through a security check. [ more › ]

Shake it up: Chicago's best milkshakes to try before summer ends

The summer is prime time for nostalgia. Theme parks are open, blockbuster movie remakes breathe life into old favorites and frozen sweet treats abound. Get your hands on these milkshakes for your next night out before the warm weather fades, and we turn to hot chocolate instead. R.J. Grunts 2056...

Sprinkles Cupcakes giving away limited-time Black Velvet cupcakes

A stellar sight to see isn’t the only reason to be excited about the impending solar eclipse. Sprinkles Cupcakes (50 E. Walton St. 312-573-1600) will be giving away their re-released Black Velvet cupcakes to the first 50 customers on Monday, Aug. 21. The Black Velvet offering will be available...

Get moving for doughnuts at Stan's Donut Dash 5K

If you’re anything like me, you run solely so you can gorge yourself on doughnuts afterward and not feel quite so guilty. Stan’s Donuts is embracing this idea with its Donut Dash 5K on Saturday, Aug. 12. This goes beyond just post-gaming your run with a doughnut—the glorious fried and glazed treats...

Do good this week with the National Runaway Safeline

"When she answers the phone, she hears desperation. But by the end, she hears hope.” That’s how a volunteer with the National Runaway Safeline describes why she donates her time to the organization, according to Katy Walsh, the organization’s director of development and communications. “Our mission...

Community Groups Blast Rahm's DOJ Lawsuit As A Political Misdirection From Real Immigration Reform

The primary purpose is "not to defend the rights of undocumented Chicagoans but to preserve federal funding for the Chicago Police Department and bolster Mayor Emanuel's national image," charged the coalition of activist groups. [ more › ]

Hundreds To Protest The 'Blackballing' Of Colin Kaepernick, At The Bears' Home Opener

The activist quarterback remains unsigned in the wake of his national-anthem protests against racial injustice. And critics are calling collusion. [ more › ]

Watch 'Kim Jong-Un' Threaten To Nuke The Wieners Circle In 'Colbert' Opening Bit

"Soon you will pay dearly for these new sanctions. Because our glorious missiles can now reach Chicago," warned the supreme leader in last night's cold-open gag. [ more › ]

Fire Forces Evacuation, Shut Down Of Lincoln Park's Balena

No one was hurt, but there's little word yet on the cause or the full extent of the damage. [ more › ]

Blackhawks Announcer, Ex-Player Eddie Olczyk Diagnosed With Colon Cancer

The beloved TV commentator and Chicago native has undergone a procedure to remove a tumor and will undergo chemotherapy in the coming weeks. [ more › ]

Watch A Short Doc About The Infamous White Sox Shorts, Which Debuted 41 Years Ago Today

They'll always live on in our hearts. And "Worst Uniforms of All-Time" listicles. [ more › ]

You Could Buy A House On The 606 With An Above-Ground Swimming Pool

Real estate along The 606 is many things: architecturally stunning, potentially very overpriced, marred by rapid gentrification. But still, few, if any, Bloomingdale Trail properties offer potential buyers a swimming pool. [ more › ...

The 100-Bottle 'Wall Of Malort' Is Back & May God Help Us All

"Malort makes my mouth cry, but my heart happy," reads one of the frequently hilarious tasting notes, which drinkers are again leaving at the latest "installation." [ more › ]

Got A Teen? Know A Teen? After School Matters Is Now Accepting Fall Applications

After School Matters is now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 programs. For those not familiar with it, ASM is "a non-profit organization that provides life-changing after-school and summer program opportunities to more than 15,000...Show More Summary

The Budlong Is Bringing A New Food Hall To Uptown Next Year

With Budlong's hot chicken and BBQ Supply Co. Plus a new deli from the restaurateur behind both much-loved spots. [ more › ]

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