An Army veteran who complained that the government was controlling his mind drew a gun from his checked luggage on arrival at the Fort Lauderdale airport and opened fire in the baggage claim area Friday, killing five people and wounding eight, authorities said. He was taken into custody after throwing...
Goose Island’s brewpub is throwing itself a goodbye-for-now party. On Sunday night, the last night of service before the 28-year-old pub closes for a months-long renovation, a handful of beers will be poured to mark the occasion. Among them will be Cran Bruin, a tart Belgian brown ale, plus past...
If you were expecting a staid, classical experience you are in for a surprise. [ more › ]
"I don't think I've ever been that scared before in my life." [ more › ]
After the loss of 'Too Much Light,' the beloved theatre company is pressing on with late-night weekend programming. [ more › ]
The DOJ is playing beat the clock to finish the report before Obama leaves office. [ more › ]
There's a lot of fun to be had in Chicago this weekend, like concerts, comedy, cooking, and hey, maybe riding the L in your underpants. [ more › ]
It looks like a great call by the African-American history institution. [ more › ]
A Chicago man faces charges of kidnapping and home invasion over the incident that set neighbors on edge. [ more › ]
At the top of Obama's mind was the surge in Chicago has seen in violence. [ more › ]
The White House released the start time and other must-know details for Saturday's ticket distribution. [ more › ]
The doc doesn't shy away from mortality, but by no means was it an advance eulogy for its stars. [ more › ]
You don't need some Couch-to-25K program to get healthier, and you definitely don't need to spend $34 a pop to sweat it out with 40 yuppies while a fitness guru yells at you to "dig deeper." You don't even need to leave your apartment. [ more › ]
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The Golden Globes at the Davis Theater restaurant, a Harry Potter drinking competition and more things to do in Chicago this weekend, Jan. 6-8.
If you’re going to watch one awards ceremony, make it the Golden Globes. The Oscars’ drunk little sister has fewer trivial categories and more laughs overall because people aren’t taking themselves so seriously. In honor of not taking things too seriously, we broke down each best picture nominee...
Obama says he will be "part of the solution" to Chicago's violence problem after leaving office. [ more › ]
Anna and David Posey's captivating new restaurant is one to watch.
Chicago septet Whitney will perform on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Thursday night. Whitney, co-founded by former Smith Westerns guitarist Max Kakacek and Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Julien Ehrlich, released its debut album "Light Upon the Lake" in June of 2016 to critical acclaim. Known...
Artemi Panarin has made a living in the NHL thanks in part to his booming one-time shot. Panarin sets himself up from the left circle and the Hawks know to get Panarin the puck on that shot if he is open. It is one of the most effective shots in the NHL. Panarin has eight slap-shot goals, which...