They say they won’t go without a fight, not even on a rainy day, chanting and marching outside buildings that for quite some time, offered SRO’s, or single room occupancy units to those who had no other options.
From live bands to New Orleans cuisine, the Chicagoland area offers plenty of ways for you and your friends to have one last hurrah for Mardi Gras. Whether you want to dress up in costume or come as you are, there’s a party for just about everyone.
Police arrived just in time to stop a robber in Lakeview — and caught him in the act.
Ready to brave the great outdoors this winter? This list will get you prepared for some serious camping.
From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.
CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman who drunkenly walked into a roadway and was struck by a taxi cab on the North Side remains remains in critical condition. Police say the woman, 26, was “intoxicated” when […]
I had been inside Headquarters Beercade for less than five minutes when it hit me: This place was unlike any other bar–or arcade–I had ever been to. Located in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, Headquarters Beercade seamlessly fuses together spectacular craft beer and cocktails with classic arcade games…
Metallic sculptures of two giraffes and a goat have been removed from a street in Lakeview after more than three decades.
For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.
You can get an education simply by walking up Halsted Street in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side, thanks to the newly-dedicated “Legacy Walk.”
Concern about safety is growing in one Chicago neighborhood and some of the people who live there say a unique restaurant may be to blame.
An off-duty Cook County prosecutor has been placed on administrative duty after allegedly biting a man on the leg during a scuffle outside a lingerie shop in the Lakeview neighborhood over the weekend.
A Canada-based tea café is setting up shop on three fashionable strips in Chicago.
Guardian Angels are out patrolling a section of the East Lakeview neighborhood, after a man tried to sexually assault a woman in her home on Newport Avenue.
Two people were injured overnight in when a car and a motorcycle crashed just a couple of blocks from Wrigley Field.
The Massachusetts woman accused of stalking Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein will be allowed to leave the state for mental health treatment.
Martin Dorsey wanted to become an actor and moved out to Las Vegas for college in hopes of scoring a couple of gigs after he graduated.
A 21-year-old South Side man has been charged with multiple felonies, after allegedly attacking another man, then throwing himself through a glass pane to evade arrest and injuring an officer in the process, near Clark and Belmont several hours after the Gay Pride Parade.
A Chicago Police officer was cut and injured, and at least one other person was reportedly stabbed, when revelry apparently got out of hand in the Clark and Belmont district in Lakeview – long after the vast majority of the crowd out for the Gay Pride Parade had gone home.
Panera is transforming a store in Lakeview into one of its “pay what you can” shops, with menus that list only suggested donations, not set prices.