Police have arrested a suspected robber who was shot by an employee of the store he was trying to steal from Monday afternoon in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
You can hear the gun-fire and see the shop owner bobbing left and right to save his life.
What do you get the guy or gal whose birthday you’re attending that you barely know? A gift card? Too aunt-y. Socks? What are you, a creep? What you need is a trinket, my dear — holiday tchotchkes, everyday baubles, and birthday bric-a-brac. The following are some of Chicago’s fine purveyors of them.
Whether you have just moved to a new place or you’re looking to redesign a room in your home, Chicago has a few furniture stores for different tastes or to achieve that certain look. From great deals to expensive artifacts, there’s a little something for everyone.
Some of the best shops in the city involve creative owners trying to make an extra buck through two businesses at once. And while there’s plenty of these that you’d expect (gift shops or restaurants attached to hotels and museums), we decided to highlight some of the quirky and downright inspiring examples of Chicago’s multitasking business owners.
Thomas Zoells’ passion for piano is obvious. From the carefully collected keepsakes of famous composers to the impressive three-story showroom of the world’s best pianos, this is a man in the midst of his passion.
Family is coming for Thanksgiving and you have no idea how to cook a turkey? Have no fear! Take home turkey dinners were made exactly for this occasion; to make you look really good and your kitchen even better.
I know a lot about comics. Ergo, I know a lot about comic shops. Here, my friends, are what I consider the top five comic shops in the Chicago-land area.
Police say Tyrone M. Young hid in a stall of the women’s restroom and emerged wearing only boxer shorts as a 35-year-old woman was washing her hands at a sink.
It was a terrifying ordeal: A masked man entered a Morgan Park food mart and began dousing the place with gasoline before he was wrestled to the ground.
Electronics retailer hhgregg plans to open at least 20 stores in the Chicago area, beginning this fall, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday.
Jewel-Osco is closing a grocery store on Feb. 24 because of lagging business, a company spokeswoman said.