David Rice and Alison Vesely started First Folio Theatre as a backyard summer theater company.
A month before the new school year starts, protestors from the Chicago Teacher’s Union were expressing outrage over budget cuts at the Chicago Public Schools, with a protest march through the Loop.
Like his boss, Grant Achatz, in the culinary field, bartender Charles Joly is becoming a star in bartending circles.
More than 300 boats will be running the annual Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac this weekend, and this year it will documented on film.
If you’re planning to drive somewhere for the Fourth of July holiday, the trip will cost you less.
A team of experts from the Field Museum spent the weekend helping with a murder investigation in Michigan.
Thanks to a Chicago-area company, a California do-it-yourselfer has received a $5,000 return on a $3 investment.
A Chicago area pastry chef is showing his pride in the Blackhawks through chocolate, and lots of it.
The AMA’s move means 90 million Americans who are considered obese now are classified as having a medical condition that requires treatment. It also puts more pressure on insurance companies to cover the costs of treatment for obesity.
First, Millennium Park had The Bean. Now it also has “the screen.”
Think you’re the Blackhawks’ most loyal fan? You’ve probably got nothing on a guy from Skokie who’s been to more than 2,100 consecutive home games.
The lawyer for six men who accused a prominent Jesuit priest of sexually abusing them as children, said the approximately $3 million settlement for each victim is a small measure of justice in the case.
They say no one’s perfect, but one school in the far southwestern suburbs has not just one, but two students who have achieved perfection in one area.
Strangers have been coming together to provide a funeral for a newborn baby boy, whose body was found inside a cooler at a suburban recycling plant last week.
Myron Freedman died Wednesday at the age of 95. A short time later, a fire broke out in the storeroom of Myron & Phil’s, the steakhouse and seafood restaurant he and his brother founded 43 years ago.
A suburban woman is using her family’s tragedy to lobby Congress for tougher regulation of the trucking industry.
More than 100 women are getting a second chance at becoming Chicago firefighters, after the city settled a lawsuit with them over the weekend.
Landmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.
If you think your one vote doesn’t matter, just take a look at some of this week’s election results.
Members of the Chicago Metro Chorus gave a command performance at City Hall in observance of Barbershop Harmony Week.