| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:02 PM
What started as a simple business proposal is becoming something more for a father and daughter who recently opened a massage clinic in Western Springs.
Greg and Sarah Clark opened Elements Therapeutic Massage in the Garden Market Shopping Center on...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:21 PM
More than five months after saying she wouldn’t return as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon announced Wednesday she would seek the Democratic comptroller nomination but wouldn’t say if she backs her boss for re-...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
A 10-year-old girl was listed in serious-to-critical condition after falling over the railing near an escalator at a Loop department store Friday afternoon and landing at least two floors down, according to a police report.
Shortly before 3:30 p.m....
| Jul 24, 2013
A food truck option specializing in Creole and Cajun cuisine is on its way, but before making its debut on the streets of Chicago this fall, The Great Louisiana Geaux Geaux Truck hosted a sneak preview of a few of its menu items at The Garage in West Loop...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:05 AM
For Chicago jazz lovers, the best part of summer starts Thursday.
That's when the ninth annual Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz series launches at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. For six consecutive Thursday evenings, some of Chicago's most...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Nick Offerman, the former off-Loop actor who went on to play Ron Swanson on the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation," now apparently is a big-enough name to headline the Chicago Theatre.
The former Defiant Theatre company member will play the downtown...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
A Chicago man extorted tens of thousands of dollars from a married Loop real estate executive by threatening to expose their romantic relationship, authorities alleged Friday.
John Holliman, who has previously been arrested in Ohio for posing as doctor...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A man was shot to death in the South Loop and another man was killed in Lawndale in attacks across Chicago that also wounded five other people, including a 16-year-old boy.
Andre Bunton, 37, was shot around 11:25 p.m. Thursday as he sat in a parked...
| Jul 5, 2013
Floral motifs embellish the exterior of 13thirteen Randolph Street Lofts, but the art deco building's most distinctive features are the apartments inside.
With exposed ductwork, 11-foot ceilings, original concrete floors and big windows, the loft-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:05 AM
A Chicago police officer who stands at 6 feet and weighs more than 200 pounds, Jimmy Sherlock said he didn't think twice about riding a bike through the South Loop around midnight.
"I'm not huge but I'm usually not too worried about being messed with too...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Lock on, Chicago.
If you’re biking the city this summer, you’ll need to invest in a good lock (or four, depending on how paranoid you are). Otherwise, you’re vulnerable to bike theft.
Bike theft is common in major cities, and all the...