A Florida man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a Chicago fan who had traveled to Jacksonville to see a game between the Bears and the Jaguars last fall.
Al Boardman has created this short video using motion graphics to honor five of the more notable and tallest buildings in the city skyline: The John Hancock Center; the Crain Communications building; Marina City; Trump Tower; and the Building Formerly Known as Sears Tower. [ more › ]
Lingering after-effects of Chicago Options Exchange and H&R Block tech issues
Devin Velez dreamed a dream, then he lived it; watched it, then he lived it. The Chicago-born, longtime fan of "American Idol" tried out for the show last summer after talking about doing so for years, and then lived out every "Idol" fan's dream by heading to Hollywood and eventually making his way to the top 10. Show More Summary
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New York Media’s Grub Street is closing its blogs in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston, and says the site “is being refocused as a national food website with its home base in New York, but will continue to cover big stories wherever they originate on the map.” Grub Street shutting down … Read More
By Victor Skinner, EAGnews.org The Chicago Teachers Union is at it again.
The Chicago Bulls' season is over, and it's hard to see the same handful of free agents returning to the roster. Fortunately for the Bulls, this upcoming free-agent class is very deep and talented. They could potentially pick up a few...Show More Summary
Chicago City Council Selects Clear Channel Airports as Digital Media Provider for O'Hare and Midway Airports Contract Could Deliver More than $25 Million Annually to the Windy City CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chicago's City Council recently...Show More Summary
By James Warren, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Organized labor will break its silence and oppose President Obama's nominee for Commerce Secretary, Chicago's Penny Pritzker, the Daily News has learned.
Can you believe an entire year has passed since Mr. T's last birthday? I hardly can. Derek Erdman I pity the fool who don't celebrate my birthday. Laurence Tureaud (DBA: Mr. T) was born on this day in 1952 in Chicago, IL. He was raised in a three bedroom apartment in the Robert Taylor Homes housing project with four sisters and seven brothers. Show More Summary
In an uprising reminiscent of backlash against those oft-despised doorstops otherwise known as the Yellow Pages, residents of one Chicago neighborhood are fighting for the right to not be bombarded on a weekly basis with coupon circulars. Despite opting out, the residents claim in a lawsuit that the coupon packages keep showing up, like some sort of plague of … [More]
Coming into their second-round series against the Chicago Blackhawks, it appeared that the Detroit Red Wings had little chance of winning. All of the stats favored the Blackhawks, who had already beaten Detroit in all four games during the regular season. Show More Summary
Three Chicago teenagers are facing sexual assault charges after they allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint and posted a video of that attack on Facebook. In December, two 16-year-old boys and one 15-year-old boy brought the girl to one of their homes and allegedly took turns assaulting her, including sodomizing her. One of the [...]
It’s with regret that Grub Street announces the closure of our local blogs outside of New York, in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston. We thank Hadley Tomicki, Michael Gebert, Jay Barmann, Collin Keefe, and Kara Baskin for the excellent work they’ve done over the last few years. Show More Summary
What started as a songwriting project for Chicago's Evan Weiss under the moniker Into It. Over It. quickly blossomed into a band more ambitious than the endeavor that bore it. After a year of writing and releasing songs—all compiledShow More Summary
Grub Street is shutting down all of its local sites with the exception of the New York City branch. According to former Grub Street writer Jenny Miller, Grub Street will be "shutting down non-NYC editions," and Chicago editor Michael Gebert...
Head to Eater Chicago to watch the trailer for the upcoming film Trubadeaux: A Restaurant Movie. Produced by Second City improv vets with a combined 35 years of restaurant experience, the film tells the story of two brothers trying to...
The 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs resume Tuesday night with two games. The New York Rangers will host the Boston Bruins in Game 3, while the San Jose Sharks look to draw even with the Los Angeles Kings. Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel...Show More Summary
The 2013 MLB Draft is rapidly approaching as only 16 days remain until the draft kicks off on June 6 in MLB Network's Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Chicago Cubs hold the second pick in the 2013 draft, following the Houston Astros. Show More Summary