35 min ago | Chicago Reader
Back in February rap geeks around the world mourned the passing of Tim Dog, a Bronx-based MC who caused a stir back in 1991 when he released "Fuck Compton," an inflammatory single that helped set off the East Coast/West Coast feud that would eventually result in Biggie and Tupac's murders.
35 min ago | Racked
Chicago designer Jenna Zielbauer of Cotton Candy Couture and her husband Patrick Zielbauer are bringing a contemporary womenswear boutique to Damen on June 27, adding new flair to an already bustling shopping street.
3 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
In 1980, the Chicago Tribune 's Richard C. Longworth wrote this city's epitaph. The steel mills were closing.
5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Months of argument and anguish over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push for sweeping school closings came to a climax Wednesday as his hand-picked Board of Education voted to shut 49 elementary schools and transfer thousands of children to new classroom settings.
5 hrs ago | Naperville Sun
This Memorial Day weekend, two separate family-friendly events upend the conventional wisdom about some of history's most fearsome and fascinating creatures.
7 hrs ago | Serious Eats
Little Joe's in suburban Countryside serves its Italian beef and hot dogs topped with singular giardiniera, one packed with shaved, pickled celery.
8 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
"For the past few years Mavado has been in the same predicament that's afflicted so many other dancehall superstars: he's practically a demigod in Jamaica, but barely anyone in the U.S. knows who he is," writes Miles Raymer in Soundboard .
10 hrs ago | Chicago Metro Real Estate
This week I toured the mansion for sale at 4801 S Ellis Ave in Chicago's Hyde Park - Kenwood Historic District .
This firkin is always unique, and can only be enjoyed in the tap room here on Lincoln Avenue.
Sunday's morning church session: How the Spirit speaks to you. The spirit speaks to you all the time through your thoughts and feelings.
The south end of the Red Line is now officially closed for rebuilding. The project is supposed to take five months.
And I'm only talking about the specials here. It might take another century and a half to detail full menus.
In the aftermath of the devastating tornados that struck Oklahoma this week, Chicagoans cast a watchful eye at the sky this morning.
Avondale's LeaderBar Drafthouse & Eatery celebrates National Burger Day, Tuesday, May 28, by offering $1 Leader Burgers with the purchase of any craft beer.
As it stands now, Chicago's Navy Pier is a cluttered, over-commercialized tourist trap that juts out into Lake Michigan.
The suspect is described as a 20- to 30-year-old Asian man with a medium build and short black hair, police said.
After weeks of protests, it appeared on the eve of a school board vote as though at least one school eyed for closure would be spared.