| Feb 20, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Max Armstrong recaps his experience at the New York Farm Show in Syracuse.
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
7:10 a.m. The broom has been around...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:45 PM
A three-story building caught fire about 7 a.m. this morning in the Uptown neighborhood, critically injuring one resident and slightly injuring a firefighter, officials said.
Each floor of the building on the 1200 block of West Lawrence Avenue caught...
| Feb 3, 2012
Lisa Nigro is busy creating the next chapter in her extraordinary life.
The first few chapters? Mom and dad divorce when Nigro is a toddler. She shuttles between their homes, dreams of becoming a veterinarian but studies social work. After laboring in...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:57 AM
While our Chicago Live! team is busy finalizing appearances by the likes of Jonathon Brandmeier, Rick Bayless, Homaru Cantu and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Guest details here), I want to tell you about our new home.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything.
"It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment.
My friend Trin went...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Howard Brown is searching for a new CEO after former chief Jamal Edwards announced earlier this year he would leave the LGBT health center.
In a statement to the media Tuesday, Howard Brown said a search firm, Kittleman, was hired to look for a new CEO,...
| Sep 21, 2012
At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Someone fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in the head Friday night in the Pill Hill neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said, and a 33-year-old man was killed later in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Six others were...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Officials are investigating the shooting of a miniature bull terrier in the Uptown neighborhood by a Chicago police officer who said the dog was unleashed and running toward him.
The officer shot the dog, named Colonel, around 3 p.m. Saturday while...