Saturday, October 13, 2012

Chicago around town

  • Tastings Around Town

    Thomas Conner · Our Town · Cindy Pearlman · Lori Rackl · Hedy Weiss · Bill Zwecker · Via Chicago: Music blog · Television blog · Travel · Funjet · WeekAway · Joliet, IL · Sanibel & Captiva, FL · Hammond, IN · South Shore, IN · Elkhart Lake, WI · Lake ...

  • Should the Chicago Bulls Have Eyes on Josh Smith?

    Should the Chicago Bulls Have Eyes on Josh Smith? October 11, 2012 10:50 PM EDT. All the talk around Chi-Town centers on how the Chicago Bulls will function without their prized point guard. With eyes looking ahead to 2013 can the franchise make a run ...

  • Around Town (East) for Oct. 14, 2012

    David and Katherine Lustyk pour sugar onto sticks as they make rock candy during the Crystal Candy Making event at Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library. | Supplied Photo. storyidforme: 38284147 tmspicid: 14057131 fileheaderid: 6455948. How to ...

  • Around Town (North) for Oct. 14, 2012

    Fine Waiver: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will waive one dollar worth of library fines for each nonperishable food item donated during October.

  • Around Town: The 2012 Chicago Marathon

    Around Town: The 2012 Chicago Marathon. If you're a flickr user and wish to have your photography considered for "Around Town" or other Chicagoist features, please tag your photos with "Chicagoist" and enter them into our flickr pool. Contact the ...

  • Chicago Taxicab Companies, Passengers Sue Uber

    Uber, the so-called "disruptive car service" that made a splashy entry to Chicago last year and quickly became the darling of young techies and kids about town who wanted to roll around Chicago's streets in town cars without having to pay limousine ...

  • Around Town (Central) for Oct. 14

    Joe Ziemba will discuss the oldest rivalry in the National Football League, the Chicago Bears and the Arizona Cardinals. Ziemba will present rare archival photos and discuss local football pioneers such as Bronko Nagaurski and Jim Thorpe.

  • Naperville looks at adding electric vehicle charging stations

    By Melissa Jenco, Chicago Tribune reporter. October 11, 2012. Naperville residents may soon see a surge in the number of electric vehicle charging stations around town. The city is exploring a partnership with ECOtality's EV Project, which would ...

  • Richard Pryor-like film at the Chicago International Film Festival

    Showing over 180 movies from countries all around the world, the annual Chicago International Film festival is taking place in its 48th year.

  • Around Town (East) for Sept. 30, 2012

    Parkview Elementary School students select from school supply items donated to the school by Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library.

  • 10 things to do in Chicago this weekend

    On The Town: 10 things to do in Chicago this weekend. Chicago weekend events, including Buddy Guy, Dana Carvey, Flying Lotus, Yo-Yo Ma, Kimbra, The Price is Right and ... Gabby Douglas, above, will be squirreling around the uneven bars, John Orozco ...

  • Around Town (East) for Oct. 7, 2012

    GOP Gathering: The 58th annual Rich Township Republican Brunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Carlo's Restaurant, 560 W. 14th Place, Chicago Heights. The featured speaker will be Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak.

  • The Chicago Perimeter Ride: a century for all

    There was a reason I had never attempted it before: I'm not a professional, I just bike to work every day and around town. Yet, there I was, watching Buckingham Fountain thrust its first drops of water into the air as I waited with fifty other riders ...

  • My kind of town: Glitz, gangsters and negotiating Segways in Chicago

    Then it was off around eight miles of paths, taking in The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, the Grant and Millenium parks and the Buckingham Fountain, which resembles a water feature close to our own dear Queen's London residence.

  • Turkey strikes back after Syrian shell hits border town

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's military fired an artillery round into Syria on Sunday in immediate retaliation after a shell fired from Syria landed in the Turkish border town of Akcakale, broadcasters said, the second such incident in five days. Prime ...

  • Chicago Movie Theaters Showcase October Horror

    Here is a compilation of theaters around town that are rocking the horror scene all month long. These are the kinds of films horror fans want to see every year around this time, or to just support local independent theaters.

  • Around Town (North) for Sept 23, 2012

    Farmers Market: The Beverly Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28 in the southeast corner of the city parking lot at 9500 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago. Information: 'Sound of Music': Moraine ...

  • Best Sandwiches in Chicago: The Best Sliders in Town

    Now, 91 years and Lord knows how many sliders later, the chain must be amused to watch its signature land on virtually every trendy menu around. We sought out the best nonburger sliders in town and found plenty of gems on little round buns. No one's ...

  • David Walker Flew in From Chicago, Went Straight to His...

    David Walker flew into town from Chicago early yesterday morning, and was in Phoenix for about an hour before he beat his ex-wife's boyfriend to death with a baseball bat, according to police.

  • Fire investigators: Old Town stable fire suspicious

    No horses were injured in the fire, which began around 9 p.m. Thursday in the Noble Horse stable, 1410 N. Orleans St., authorities said.

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