November 20, 2013 |
Review: A10 1462 E. 53rd St. 773-288-1010 Rating: 3 (out of 4) Off to a good start I have never found a fly in my soup. But, I have had a glass of red wine spilled on a new white dress shirt, found hair in my food and had a plate of ravioli dumped in my lap. And yet, I don't know if I've ever been as annoyed with a restaurant as I was on a recent Sunday night at A10, the newest dining destination from Matthias Merges (formerly of...
November 18, 2013 |
Chicago police officials are warning Hyde Park residents of burglars who forced their way into the back entrances of homes after ringing their front doorbells. In each of the incidents, which took place during daytime hours in East Hyde Park, a man described to police as 40 to 50 years old, black, 5'4" to 5'8", and 150-180 lbs, rang a doorbell or knocked on the front entrance of the home before running around to the back of the home. He then forced his way into a back entrance of each home, where he was able to steal...
November 8, 2013 |
Chicagoans play in bowling, kickball, baseball, beach volleyball and countless other sport leagues. But skee ball? It's more popular than you think. "For most of the people, the last time they played was when they were 5 years old at Chuck E. Cheese's," said Mike Fraser, director of league operations for the Skee League, Chicago's first skee ball league. In two years, the Skee League has grown to 60 three-person teams--180 members in all--who play at Glascott's Saloon in Lincoln Park.
October 21, 2013 |
The Chicago Police Department is alerting District 2 residents of a pattern robberies by a group of muggers in Hyde Park. In each of the incidents, which were reported at the 1300 block of East 50th Street and the 5100 block of South Harper Avenue on Oct. 18 just after 7:30 p.m, three to four offenders approached groups of multiple people, threatened them with a handgun, and demanded they empty their pockets, the police alert said. The descriptions of the offenders varied, police said, but they were likely black, male, ages 15 to...
September 23, 2013 |
With both feet snuggled into boots and a scarf wrapped around your neck, it's time to bid a bittersweet goodbye to the summer. Oktoberfest Chicago marks the unofficial end of fest season, but at least the year goes out with a bang. Relish the beer choices at that popular Lakeview fest, scope out the cool aesthetics at Design Harvest, take in some music at Hyde Park Jazz Festival or do the wholesome hayrides-and-pumpkin thing at Rogers Park Harvest Celebration. Whichever fest you choose this weekend, make sure to pack in...
September 16, 2013 |
Just as University of Chicago students begin returning to Hyde Park for a new school year, Chicago police have issued a community alert warning of an uptick in burglaries around the school. In at least seven incidents, the alert said, one or more men used rear windows and doors to enter Hyde Park residences and take laptops, TVs, money, jewelry, tablets and other electronics while the owners weren't home. The burglaries were reported at buildings in the 5200 block of South Drexel Boulevard and South Greenwood Avenue, the 100 block of...