| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:09 AM
My husband needs a haircut, and if I don't intervene he will just cut it himself. So I just might buy today's Groupon for Swagger, a Men's Salon. $19 gets you a haircut, normally twice the price, at 1711 W. Division Street.
If you have any baby...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:57 AM
For the first time in what seems a long time, today's forecast includes no hazardous weather watches or warnings, no wind chill advisories and, of course, no blizzards.
All in all, it should be a fairly typical winter's day.
The National Weather Service...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Neighbors sometimes tell Allison Baskes that her 10-year-old Roscoe Village home looks much older than its age. Some assume her home has graced the street for decades and that she added modern touches more recently.
Baskes takes no offense, instead...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Last Tuesday I reported that it was Fat Tuesday, Paczki Day and IHOP Free Pancake Day. Well, I was right about one of those things. I'm frankly kind of hurt that none of you emailed the Frugalista to let me know that I was one week early.
But to show...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:26 AM
WWE Superstar and Chicago-area native CM Punk added another tattoo to his collection Tuesday at Family Tattoo in Roscoe Village. "I did a tattoo of a dead fish on the back of his (left) shoulder," said tattoo artist Matt Wes. "It was a friendship tattoo...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 2:52 AM
Don't you get tired of thinking about those kids all the time? Deals for family activities, kids clothes, etc., etc. I mean, what about YOU, right? Let's start off our Tuesday with some Frugalista deals for Mom.
The Frugalista really doesn't...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Editor's note: This story written by RedEye's Leonor Vivanco originally ran on March 24, 2009. With the recent rash of iPhone robberies on the CTA, we thought it was timely to bring it back.
Are you the perfect target? Your behavior could be putting you...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Call him the anti-Ambien.
If it's sleep you crave, steer clear of Marcus Sakey. Start one of his books at bedtime, and you can forget about slumber.
"I love the idea that a book can hook someone that way, that it can send you into work exhausted the...
| Jun 22, 2011
When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops.
But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:28 AM
2100 West Roscoe Street
Try It: Bacon Cheeseburger or Nouvelle Burger
As a vegetarian/pescatarian, I am always looking for a great burger and we finally found one at Victory's Banner. This...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Four Moon Tavern 1847 W. Roscoe St. - Roscoe Village