12 hours ago

Rescuers pull jogger from Belmont Harbor: report

The woman, who was described as about 30, was pulled out of the water about 10:30 a.m. near the 3500 block of Lake Shore Drive, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic, citing preliminary information.

12 hours ago

Jogger pulled from Belmont Harbor on North Side

The woman, who was described as about 30, was pulled out of the water about 10:30 a.m. near the 3500 block of Lake Shore Drive, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic, citing preliminary information.

16 hours ago

Woman pulled from Belmont Harbor on North Side

The woman, who was described as about 30, was pulled out of the water about 10:30 a.m. near the 3500 block of Lake Shore Drive, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic, citing preliminary information.

40 hours ago

Brad Walsh in Chicago @ Scarlet Bar

3320 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60657

3 days ago

Going gluten-free getting easier in America’s breadbasket

Children and adults learn about gluten free diet at Lakeview's only gluten-free restaurant, Bountiful Eatery located at 3312 N. Broadway.

4 days ago

In the Life: Charles Bonanno

And so he opened XO Studio at 3428 N. Broadway, which has been open for more than a year now.

4 days ago

What about a "hybrid" school board?

I grew up near Roscoe & Halsted in the 1970s, left for college and moved back in 2000, started this blog in...

6 days ago

How Stevie Wonder's song helped create MLK Day

I grew up near Roscoe & Halsted in the 1970s, left for college and moved back in 2000, started this blog in...

6 days ago

Best Bars to Drink At from Midnight to Noon

Because no place can serve alcohol now, but this diner (open 24 hours on Friday and Saturday) will let you BYO anytime. Lake View, 3334 N. Halsted St., nookieschicago.com

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Because it screens cult classics at 11 p.m. on weekends. Grab a craft brew on your bathroom break. Logan Square, 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave., thelogantheatre.com

Because you’re unlikely to encounter stumbling, party-hearty types. River North, 111 W. Hubbard St., celestechicago.com

Because beer and air hockey make an amazing late-night combo. 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave., emporiumchicago.com

Because you haven’t lived till you’ve karaoked with a fog machine and a backup singer. Avondale, 3556 W. Belmont Ave.

Because now that the peak crowds have cleared, you can commandeer the best jukebox in town (Fugazi and Sam Cooke!). Wicker Park, 2013 W. North Ave., estelleschicago.com

Because the rowdy crowd watching Euro soccer will wake you up fast. North Center, 1934 W. Irving Park Rd., theglobepub.net

Because bars open this early don’t typically have such a standout selection of local booze. Lake View, 3040 N. Broadway

Because this bar and liquor store combo lets you drink under the guise of shopping. Ukrainian Village, 1649 W. Division St., riteliquors-chicago.com

Because it’s the cure for the common brunch: High Life cans, hard-boiled eggs, and absolutely no frills. West Town, 491 N. Milwaukee Ave.

...the free Wi-Fi means you might actually be able to accomplish something. Hyde Park, 1750 E. 55th St., thecovelounge.com Edit Module Previous Best Bars to Drink Before or After the St. Pat...

Jan 15

New Lakeview apartments in a walk-to-everything location

Halsted Flats apartments, 3740 N Halsted St, Lakeview

Jan 15

Crime Abatement Workshop for business owners

District 019 ( Town Hall) 855 West Addison  Time: 5 p.m.

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District 006 (Gresham) 7808 S. Halsted  Time: 8 am

District 015 (Austin) 5701 W. Madison    Time: 5 p.m.

District 007 (Englewood) 1434 West 63rd Street  Time: 8 a.m.

District 016 (Jefferson Park) 5151 N. Milwaukee  Time: 5 p.m.

District 020 (Lincoln) 5400 N. Lincoln. Time: 8 a.m. 

Jan 15

Adnan Nafasat, former Uber driver, charged in attempted sex assault in Lakeview

...in late July.Nafasat allegedly picked up the 21-year-old male passenger on the 700-block of West Cornelia Avenue and told him to get in the front seat of the car because the back...

Jan 15

UberX driver charged with sexually assaulting male passenger

Prosecutors say Nafasat picked up the 21-year-old male passenger in the 700-block of West Cornelia Avenue in the early morning on July 31, 2014. Prosecutors said Nafasat told his 21-year-old victim to get in the front seat of his car because the back seat was broken.

Jan 14

Otro conductor de Uber es acusado de asalto sexual

...años, solicitó el servicio en el barrio de Lakeview. Al llegar a la cuadra 700 W. Cornelia Ave., Adnan Nafasat, el conductor acusado, le dijo al pasajero que se sentara en el asiento...

Jan 14

Uber Driver Charged with Sexual Assault

Nafasat is accused of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old male passenger on July 31. Nafasat picked up the victim, who had requested an Uber driver, in the 700 block of West Cornelia and asked him to sit in the front seat because the seats in the back were dirty and broken.

Jan 14

Another Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting customer

The victim, who had requested to be picked up near the 700 block of West Cornelia Avenue in the early morning of July 31, repeatedly asked to be taken home.

Jan 14

For 2nd time in 3 weeks, driver for Uber charged with assaulting passenger

On the early morning of July 31, the 21-year-old victim contacted Uber and asked to be picked up in the 700 block of West Cornelia Avenue in the Lakeview East neighborhood, according to state's attorney spokesman Steve Campbell.

Jan 14

Uber driver tried to force Boystown rider to perform oral sex

...State’s Attorney’s office, Nafasat picked up a 21 year old man near the 700 block of W. Cornelia Ave. and convinced him to ride in the front seat. The victim didn’t recognize the...

Jan 14

Another Uber Driver Charged With Sexually Assaulting Passenger

The victim, who had requested to be picked up near the 700 block of West Cornelia Avenue in the early morning of July 31, repeatedly asked to be taken home.

Jan 14

2nd Uber driver accused of sex assault

...his car because the back seat was "dirty" when he picked him up in the 700-block of West Cornelia Avenue on the morning of July 31, 2014. The victim asked repeatedly to be taken home...

Jan 14

Uber Driver Choked and Sexually Assaulted Young Man, Prosecutors Say

The attack happened in the early morning hours of July 31, 2014, when the victim requested an UberX ride in the 700 block of West Cornelia Avenue, Cooper said.

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Maxime Fohounhedo, 30, of the 4400 block of North Lawndale Avenue, was charged with criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse in the incident, according to police.

Jan 14

For 2nd time in three weeks an Uber driver charged with assaulting passenger

According to prosecutors, the 21-year-old victim contacted Uber and asked to be picked up on the 700 block of West Cornelia Avenue in the Lakeview East neighborhood in the early morning of of July 31, said Chapman.

Jan 14

Emanuel demands Rauner funding increase

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Jan 14

PASSAGES Retired city official and pharmacist Richard Johnson dies

A memorial service will take place at Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N. Broadway, on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m., followed by a pot-luck brunch at the church, per Johnson's wishes.

Jan 13

DISH: SAVOR Highlights of 2014

...Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse ( 3443 N. Broadway; revolucionsteakhouse.com/ ) really stunned me because, admittedly, my expectations were not the highest, initially. However...

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...River Roast ( 315 N. LaSalle St.; riverroastchicago.com ): This place had pressure on it, to say the least, thanks to a...

...Beatrix ( 519 N. Clark St.; beatrixchicago.com/ ): Beatrix proves that the term "neighborhood restaurant" represents change—for the better. Breakfast...

...Current ( 680 N. Lake Shore Dr.; www.wchicago-lakeshore.com/current-chicago-restaurant ): This restaurant, at the W Hotel Lakeshore, offers...

...Old Crow Smokehouse ( 3506 N. Clark St.; www.oldcrowsmokehouse.com/ ): Chef Tony Scruggs, a former MasterChef contestant, is the heart of this...

...Bistrot Zinc ( 1131 N. State St.; bistrotzinc.com/index.html ): The French eatery, located in the heart of the Gold Coast...

...Tanta ( 118 W. Grand Ave.; www.TantaChicago.com ): This Peruvian restaurant boasts a cuisine that truly reflects what Peru is...

...Sophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue ( 700 N. Michigan Ave., seventh floor; sophies.com ): It's simply exquisite—from the views the site provides to...

Jan 13

Get Covered Illinois hosts discussion for LGBT stakeholders

GCI will be hosting an open enrollment event Thursday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. For more information, visit www.getcoveredillinois.gov or call 866-311-1119. For LGBT specific questions visit www.out2enroll.org/find-local-help .

Jan 11

AUBREY O’DAY @ Scarlet January 18th

WHERE: Scarlet Bar Chicago,   3320 N. Halsted St.,  Chicago, IL 60657

Jan 07

Schools are closed, parents scramble

I grew up near Roscoe & Halsted in the 1970s, left for college and moved back in 2000, started this blog in...

Jan 07

SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Telling tales and getting sketchy

For more information on GayCo, visit www.gayco.com . Visit www.outspokenchicago.com more information on OUTspoken! Chicago's Monthly LGBTQ Storytelling Event and its regular first-Tuesday-of-the-month performances at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St.

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...of Solo at 4 p.m. Sundays Jan. 11, 18 and 25, at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. GayCo performs as part of Fillet of Solo at 7 p.m. Fridays Jan. 9...

...at 7 p.m. Fridays Jan. 9, 16 and 23 at the Heartland Studio Theatre, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. Fillet of Solo kicks off with a free opening night at 7 p.m. Wednesday...

...a free opening night at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave., and then runs through Sunday, Jan. 25, at Lifeline and the Heartland Studio Theatre. Tickets...

...the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival runs from Thursday, Jan. 8, through Sunday, Jan. 18, in...

Jan 07

Affordable 1-bedrooms in a convenient Lakeview East courtyard

There’s an awful lot to like about the renovated courtyard at 634-42 West Cornelia, where one-bedroom rents start at just $1,315. Book an appointment online and receive a $300 credit toward your first month’s rent.

596 West Hawthorne apartments, Lakeview East

Jan 06

Demolition Delay Hold List (2014)

Address: 3220-3222 N. Clark St.

Address: 3620 N. Fremont St.

Address: 731 W. Melrose St.

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Address: 7630 S. Union Ave.

Address: 873 N. Sedgwick St.

Address: 2100 E. 87th St.

Address: 1721 W. Ellen St.

Address: 4901 S. Archer Ave.

Address: 1100 W. 18th St.

Address: 4701 N. Broadway

Address: 514 W. Tremont St.

Address: 4901 W. Ferdinand St.

Address: 5123 N. Wolcott Ave.

Address: 2900 W. Shakespeare Ave.

Address: 5600-5608 W. 63rd St.

Address: 3223-25 N. Ashland Ave.

Address: 2233 W. Wellington Ave.

Address: 56 E. Bellevue Pl.

Address: 6347 N. Broadway

Address: 5820 N. East Circle Ave.

Address: 1356 W. Wellington Ave.

Address: 52 E. Bellevue Pl.

Address: 1451 W. Melrose Ave.

Address: 2040 N. Clifton Ave.

Address: 456 N. Carpenter Ave.

Address: 1753 W. Crystal St.

Address: 445 E. Illinois St.

Address: 641 W. Wrightwood Ave.

Address: 2821 N. Avers Ave.

Address: 3801 W. Grand Ave.

Address: 4104 N. Campbell Ave.

Address: 2725 W. Evergreen Ave.

Address: 7148 S. Dorchester Ave.

Address: 1355 E. 71st Pl.

Jan 05

Mr. Imagination Show at Intuit Offers Chance to Make a Paintbrush Head

The exhibition's title, "Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination," is taken from a hand-painted sign hanging in the artist's Chicago studio, formerly at 3366 N. Clark St. in Lakeview and reflects Henry's intention to present a survey of the artist's career.

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An opening reception for "Welcome to the World of Mr. Imagination" is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Friday at Intuit: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. in West Town.

Dec 31

Marriage tops 2014 local news

Stoli's back: Stolichnaya Vodka returned to the shelves of Boystown nightspot Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., in February after having been banned there and other local bars since the previous summer...

Little Jim's changes hands: Little Jim's, 3501 N. Halsted St., the oldest remaining bar on the Halsted Street strip, held its 39th—and final—anniversary...

...Community members and politicians were among those who gathered June 19 at the corner of Broadway and Aldine Avenue as the street was dedicated to the memory of merchant and activist Dewey Herrington, also...

...group evicted: A men's discussion group that had long met at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., said it was unfairly evicted from the community center because of what the center called...

...development to the community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 10 at Town Hall Apartments, 3600 N. Halsted St. Lakeview residents and elected officials gathered outside the old 23rd District Town Hall police station...

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...location on Wellington Avenue. BYC supporters filled the gallery of the City Council chambers at 121 N. LaSalle St. Four days later, the board announced that BYC could stay put...

More prom news: On May 16, CPS held "Nocturnal Wonderland," its third annual LGBT prom at Edwin G. Foreman High School, 3235 N. Leclaire Ave. About 250 students were expected to attend. Officials said that there was virtually no opposition to the event.

Brown Elephant moves: On April 9, the Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC) announced that its flagship Brown Elephant resale shop would be moving to a new location at 3020 N. Lincoln Ave. the following July.

Spin me right-round: Spin Nightclub, 800 W. Belmont Ave., closed its doors over Memorial Day weekend then re-opened under new ownership over the summer as Whiskey Trust and Chloe's. But ownership shifted in late 2014, and both establishments were temporarily closed by the end of the year.

3160 closes: The business known as 3160 Piano Bar & Cabaret, 3160 N. Clark St., closed in July. "It was time," said now-previous owner Jim Flint, who also owns the Baton Show Lounge, 436 N. Clark St. "I'm getting older and just did not have as much time to run it anymore."

3160 closes: The business known as 3160 Piano Bar & Cabaret, 3160 N. Clark St., closed in July. "It was time," said now-previous owner Jim Flint, who also owns the Baton Show Lounge, 436 N. Clark St. "I'm getting older and just did not have as much time to run it anymore."

...weekend, saying that she and her friends were unfairly denied entrance to Clarke's Diner, 930 W. Belmont Ave., because they were trans and gay. Other individuals responded to the posting, saying that they...

Dec 30

Updated Dec 30

Level Up-town: Uptown Arcade Bar Plans Spring Opening

UPDATE: An alert reader points out there's also Replay Beer & Bourbon, 3468 N. Halsted St.

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The arcade bar, 4830 N. Broadway St., will be a stone's throw from the Aragon Ballroom and Riviera Theater.

  • How exciting is this. I went to the one like this on Milwaukee last summer and had a blast. I am so excited and what if this marks the revival of the entertainment district. Wouldn't that me neat. This is going to be a lot of fun and I am already saving my quarters…who needs clean clothes anyways?

  • Scott, I believe you are referencing Emporium. They have 2 locations, one in Wicker Park and the other Logan Square. We went to the one in Logan Square, the games are a little more challenging after spending a few hours at The Radler next door LOL. Should be a good addition!

  • Littleton Arts Uptown Local Artist

    Nice!

Dec 29

Gwendolyn Freeman

Well, I’ve been working at Broadway and Roscoe for years! I think that is my favorite spot in the morning. In the evening...

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I live at about 56th and King Drive, so I would say about an hour. I just catch the green line to the red line.

Dec 27

Police: Woman cited after man plunged from Wrigleyville window

About 2 a.m. Tuesday, 20-year-old Daniel McGovern fell from a window during a party in an apartment in the 3500 block of North Wilton, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Dec 26

Hostess cited after man's fatal fall from window during underage party

Raquel Rodriguez, of the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue, was cited with 12 city violations of the code for social hosting, police said.

Dec 24

Cantina de la Granja Readies for Spring; Dive Bar Slinging Rum Next Month; More

BOYSTOWN— Dive Bar, the nautical-themed establishment from the owners of Minibar and mEAT, could open in mid-January at 3445 N. Halsted St. The bar was supposed to open in November, but will boast one of the largest rum selections in town. [EaterWire]

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ANDERSONVILLE— Construction continues at the site of Cantina de la Granja at 5025 N. Clark St. The owners, the team behind Crew and Sofo Tap, expect to open the farm-to-table Mexican restaurant in the spring. [EaterWire]

...featuring sushi burritos and create-your-own sushi, is looking at a spring opening at 17 E. Monroe St. Founded in 2008 in Austin, Texas, HDYR plans two Chicago locations, including an express version...

...Austin, Texas, HDYR plans two Chicago locations, including an express version at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 259 E. Erie St. That location will also open in the spring. Take a look at the menu below...

Dec 24

Soup specials galore in January

Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse (3443 N. Broadway, 773-661-9893) makes a baked French onion poblano soup ($6). It’s topped with epazote croutons and Chihuahua cheese.

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El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill (3906 N. Broadway, 773-549-2932) offer a spicy sopa mulata ($3.95), which is made with black beans, bacon, epazote, and chipotle and it’s topped with sour cream.

Sabatino's (4441 W. Irving Park Road, 773-283-8331) soup, which is included with all entrees, can be ordered standalone ($4...

Dec 23

Wrigleyville Party Guest Falls Out Window, Ends Up in Hospital

The man fell from a third-floor apartment in the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue around 2 a.m., said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

Dec 23

Man falls out of third-floor window in Wrigleyville

The 20-year-old fell out of a window about 2 a.m. from a building in the 3500 block of North Wilton, police said. He was attending a party in the building at the time of the fall.

Dec 23

Man, 20, falls from third-floor window in Wrigleyville

It happened in the 3500 block of North Wilton in the Wrigleyville neighborhood.

Dec 23

Man Falls Out Third-Floor Window In Wrigleyville

The 20-year-old fell out of a window about 2 a.m. from a building in the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue, police said. He was attending a party in the building at the time of the fall.

Dec 23

Man, 20, critically injured in 3-story fall from Wrigleyville window

A 20-year-old man fell from a third-floor window overnight in Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood.The man was at a party in the 3500-block of North Wilton Avenue around 2 a.m. Tuesday when he accidentally fell, police said. He is listed in critical condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital.

Dec 23

Man Critically Injured in Fall From Third Floor Window

The 2 a.m. fall from a building on the 3500 block of North Wilton Avenue left the man in critical condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Dec 22

Lunchbreak: Kanela Breakfast Club

3231 N. Clark Street

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1552 N. Wells Street

1048 N. Milwaukee Avenue

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