Just a day after seeing it for the first time, aldermen on Wednesday signed off on the Emanuel administration’s ordinance scrapping the city’s ban on gun ranges. Such swiftness is […]
Law enforcement agencies are using wiretaps more than ever, mostly for drug investigations.
Detroit MC Danny Brown is coming to town.
Portuguese guitarist Luis Lopes brings his Humanization 4tet, featuring saxophonist Rodrigo Amado, to the Hideout tonight.
Illinois high school students will no longer be tested on their writing skills. The move to eliminate writing from state standardized tests will save $2.4 million. (Tribune) RELATED: If you’re […]
Tips from a well-dressed local artist.
When packaged meat products ask questions, people answer.
A special Soup and Bread fund-raiser to benefit the Garfield Park Conservatory, which suffered extensive damage in the recent hailstorm, is at the Hideout tomorrow from 5:30 to 8 PM.
Reader politics reporter Ben Joravsky and media columnist Michael Miner have been named finalists in the 2011 AltWeekly Awards, presented by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.
Police are investigating a weekend stabbing in Boys Town. Witnesses videotaped a group of more than ten people beating a man, who was stabbed twice in the melee. (Tribune) Cicero’s […]
Vinnie Lauria Dog-poop abandonment has always been an easy offense for dog-walkers to get away with. Once the preliminary step has been executed, the only thing necessary is quickly fleeing […]
The Chicago Tribune contemplates the economy
The eminently creepy Dutch abduction thriller “The Vanishing” kicks off “Hollywood Fail,” the Logan Square International Film Series’s monthlong program of “amazing foreign films remade into American films.”
A routine traffic stop for speeding lands a Miami Lakes man in jail after deputies found 30 marijuana plants in the trunk of his car. Noel Fernandez, 39, was arrested […]