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Laugh Factory

Miles Austrevich (left) and his father Len at the Laugh Factory in Chicago, for a 30-hour Joke-A-Thon, part of an effort to collect 5,000 jokes to keep Miles laughing when he goes through a three- to six-month treatment for brain cancer. (Credit: Lisa Fielding, WBBM)

Is Laughter The Best Medicine? Chicago Cancer Patient Thinks So

If Miles Austrevich can find a reason to laugh, so can we all. The young man from Chicago is fighting brain cancer for the fourth time and his dad has been asking people to donate a few minutes of their time to tell miles a joke or two.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Broadway At Waveland Avenue

Reports: L.A.-Based Comedy Club, Adult Store Coming To Broadway

More changes are coming to the vibrant stretch of Broadway that runs through the East Lakeview neighborhood – and they don’t all involve Wal-Mart.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Red Theatre Curtain

Reports: Laugh Factory Coming To East Lakeview

After nearly a year of vacancy, the old Lakeshore Theatre space in the East Lakeview neighborhood will be taken over by an outpost of Los Angeles’ Laugh Factory, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011