| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Bail was set at 10 thousand dollars for a teenager from Cicero charged with spray-painting graffiti on several stores along the Magnificent Mile.
18-year-old Joshua Moreno was arrested after a witness said he saw Moreno defacing the Apple Store...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
If you've ever walked into a Barnes & Noble, you have no doubt noticed the new releases pyramid front and center.
If a book is in the news or written by a celebrity author, you will find it in this display. I always give it a quick circle and often...
| May 2, 2013
Mother's Day is a little more than a week away, so if you haven't made brunch/dinner plans, it's time to get cracking. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.
Allium. Mother's Day brunch seatings from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Expansive buffet with...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Boy, Trib Nation had a few things to say about DePaul Professor Rachel Shteir's Sunday Book Review article on Chicago, drawn from three books written by people from here, and which appeared this week in The New York Times.
She reviewed "Golden," by...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Smoke from a light fixture in the basement of a building brought firefighters to the Magnificent Mile this afternoon.
The call came shortly before 2 p.m. after smoke was spotted coming from a basement of the building on the 600 block of North Michigan...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The woman works at a restaurant and rides the "L" all the time and had never been afraid on the trains. But then she found herself in the middle of one of two disturbances by groups of teens on the North Side over the weekend.
"I've never been scared...
| Apr 3, 2013
You're walking in Chicago.
It's chaotic and it's loud.
People swarm the sidewalks, many of them shouting. They spill into the street, many of them cursing. They jostle you, step on your toes. Traffic is a nightmare.
You squeeze through the barricade...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED BELOW WITH A RESPONSE FROM THE ILLINOIS RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION Thursday at noon, low-wage food and retail workers will rally with supporters at St. James Cathedral in Chicago (map) to kick off a union organizing campaign and to demand......
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The protest march on North Michigan Avenue early Thursday afternoon by members of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago was probably futile. The membership of this independent, newly formed union — drawn from retail and restaurant employees in...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:07 AM
Lubricated by a salty margarita purloined in the lobby, clearly besotted with the environmental theatricality of period Mexican chic, and with the taste of Rick Bayless' tuna ceviche apparently dancing cartwheels on his lips, one intensely aroused...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:40 AM
- 676 N. St. Clair
- The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival
- Through September 8
- Other highlights:
- In-Fashion: The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival is the nation's first...