| Apr 4, 2013
Adrienne Lo and Abraham Conlon, the proprietors of the hugely popular new Chinese-Portuguese restaurant Fat Rice in Logan Square, are interesting looking, the kind of couple you see around town and wonder what their deal is.
I've seen them around for...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Evanston Review reports: Acclaimed chef Grant Achatz has reached an undisclosed settlement with the Chicago-area dental clinic he sued after a stunning 2007 diagnosis …...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:16 PM
If I were to create a cocktail that embodies Wicker Park, the nutty neighborhood I call home, it would be some combination of PBR, musician sweat and tattoo ink, with a splash of expensive beer and an artful garnish of skinny jeans and plaid.
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:54 AM
An autopsy Sunday determined a 35-year-old man who was hit by a car in Bucktown early Saturday morning took his own life, authorities said.
Police said the man may have been kneeling in an intersection about 3:30 a.m. on the 1900 block of Milwaukee...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Scientists have yet to prove that there is a genetic predisposition to good writing, but as they continue the search they would do well to read "The Chocolate Money," the first novel by a former Chicagoan named Ashley Prentice Norton.
| Oct 17, 2012
It looks like the folks at Gorilla Tango Theater are at it again! After scoring hits with "A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque," "Temple of Boobs:A Indiana Jones Burlesque", as well as "Hooter Rangers: A Spicy Morphin Burlesque", it looks like they will be...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Western Avenue may not be Chicago's most beautiful street, but local artist and architect Jane Sloss thinks that it is the city's most revealing. That's why the 31-year-old Andersonville-based artist decided to paint 24 watercolor paintings, one to...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:15 PM
1633 N. Halsted St. 312-867-3888
Chris Pandel of Bucktown favorite The Bristol channels the simplicity of Italian cooking with roasted
meats, wood-fired pizzas and homemade pastas.
2326 N. Clark St. 773-348-1774
This no-frills tavern...
| Aug 28, 2012
Grab a book and your laptop and get ready for a day-long cafe-hop. You may be craving decaf by the last stop, but you’ll have successfully toured the neighborhood’s best beaneries.
Start your morning at Buzz: Killer Espresso (1644 N. Damen...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:19 PM
For a time Monday, visitors to aldermen's offices at City Hall office were greeted by a 7-year-old whose Mets cap was barely visible over the top of a desk.
Chicago teachers were out on strike, so Roberto Maldonado II wasn’t at Drummond...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Think of Bucktown as Wicker Park's slightly older, more professional sister. High-end fashion, home and gift boutiques abound along Damen and Armitage avenues, adding an unmistakable air of luxury to the neighborhood.
Start your Bucktown shopping...