Mike Edwards got married at the Portage Theater. Brian Lambrecht proposed to his wife on stage during a silent film festival as an organist played and the words, “Will you marry me?” flashed onscreen. Northwest Side residents with poignant personal memories and silent and... more
Mike Edwards got married at the Portage Theater. Brian Lambrecht proposed to his wife on stage during a silent film festival as an organist played and the words, “Will you marry me?” flashed onscreen. more
West Side alderman Jason Ervin rightly complains that the city's bike rental program will only serve neighborhoods close to the lake. more
A Carol Stream man who was driving drunk when he rammed his truck into a train, killing his girlfriend, was sentenced Friday to six years in prison. more
When Byron Kouris first talked about opening an ice cream parlor near Wilson and Ravenswood, people told him he was nuts. At the time, the area was considered off the beaten path, but shortly after he opened Zephyr Restaurant in 1976, customers came in... more
Anecdotal reports point to long wait times, but officials say system didn't crash Tricia Poreda thought she had done everything she needed to do to get her three children into a Chicago Park District summer camp. more
Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday afternoon. more
As Complex Magazine ranks the 25 Douchiest Bars in Chicago, Ward Room investigates the link between frequenting such watering holes and voting for Rahm Emanuel. more
St. Patrick's Day weekend is a time for Irish dancers to show off their moves and for their fans to get their fill of the athletic art form. It's also a time for dancers to fine tune with the world championships in sight.
The former site of the Chicago Silk Flower company was left with significant damage Friday after a fire that required more than 65 firefighters and more than two hours to extinguish.
Over $7,000 in items stolen
Assailants used bat against one victim
Over $400 worth of cash and goods taken
Valuables carried off in pillowcases
Unleashed dogs also a concern