After Overnight Spate Of Robberies, Shooting In River North, A Community That Was Already Grappling With Crime Demands ActionA series of rapid-fire crimes early Thursday struck a community already grappling with a spike in crime as it is.
Restaurant Owners Hopeful, But Don't Expect Quick End To Worker Shortages With Federal Unemployment Benefit Programs OverThis Labor Day, many industries are hoping people come back to work - with extra federal unemployment benefits officially having expired Saturday. CBS 2’s Tara Molina was told Monday that while business owners in particular are hopeful, those still facing worker shortages may not see the impact of the expiration right away - especially restaurants.
Best Bars For Cinco De Mayo In ChicagoChicago definitely goes all out in celebrating its diverse cultures throughout the city. With Cinco De Mayo around the corner, there are a number of bars that will be holding special events to get people into the spirit of the holiday.
Coolest Lent-Friendly Bars In ChicagoFor those of you participating in Lent (or those of you who just enjoy a good fish fry!) -- this article is for you. Here are a few Lenten menus, fish fry specials and seafood options to try out this Easter season.
Best Of The Worst: Holiday Bar Crawls & Ugly Sweater PartiesKnit snowflakes, wool ornaments and a snowman made of yarn - sounds like an ugly Christmas sweater. This year, there’s no shortage of events and pub crawls to show off your fleece finest.
12 Days Of Holiday Cocktails It’s cold. You’re thirsty. Countdown the days until your holiday vacation with one (or all) of the winter libations below. Any of these finely mixed cocktails are sure to keep you toasty this season.
Chicago’s Awkward First Dates and How to Avoid ThemEveryone has had that awfully awkward first date that you hate to relive, but must keep telling the story over and over to your friends. Fear no more! Here are my favorite stories, along with suggestions to ensure this never happens to you again.