With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.
The top five stories were grim: terrorism, performance-enhancing drug use, legal settlements, murder charges.
As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game
There are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.
For a unique Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a homemade craft from your child. The following crafts are geared to specific ages, but all are sure to delight mom.
Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.
An annual music festival held here in Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival will take place July 19-21 in Union Park. While most bands haven’t been confirmed–the festival usually has over 40 artists–Pitchfork announced three headliners today: R. Kelly, Björk, and Belle and Sebastian….
I may have no idea who half the people at the Golden Globes were, but I do know smiles. As a miserable adult, I fake smile throughout most of my day. This makes me an expert. Maybe? Anyway, here’s my “expert” analyzation of some of the best smiles at last night’s Golden Globes…
The Field Museum is all about history, so here’s a little history about the Field Museum. The museum was first incorporated into the State of Illinois on September 16, 1893 as part of an outgrowth of the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893…
Most of us make them, and then most of us break them. Resolutions are uttered the first days of January, but by February we’ve already abandoned that which we so wanted…
Cook County has a new first couple–the first couple to say “I do” in 2013.
Officers discovered a 20-year-old man laying on the ground in the 700 block of North Noble Street. He was bleeding from a gunshot wound to the throat.
The Taste of Chicago next year will be only five days, and will again feature reserved seats and specially-prepared food for an extra price, according to published reports.
Chicago’s Reeling gay and lesbian film festival has been called off for this year, for a one-year hiatus.