April 22, 2014 |
Two men were arrested Monday night after police officers, who pulled them over for running a stop sign in Lakeview, discovered they had half a pound of pot in the car, county prosecutors said. Gerrick Birt, 24, of Matteson, Ill., and Mikal Johnson, 23, of the 1200 block of West Belden Avenue, were charged with felony possession of cannabis after police officers allegedly found in their car two bags of weed and one scale, which Johnson admitted belonged to him, according to the police report.
April 17, 2014 |
Queen Bey has spoken, and she likes bikes. Chicago bikes, apparently. Lakeview's Heritage Bicycles General Store got an unexpected endorsement from Beyonce on Wednesday, when her official website featured a "spotlight" on the business. Hovering over a section of her site--sandwiched between photos of Jay-Z and his Maybach and club photos--revealed a spotlight on the business and linked directly to its website. Owner Michael Salvatore told dnainfo.com that the endorsement was completely unexpected, and that he...
March 19, 2014 |
The Chicago Police Department's DUI patrol will be back in Lakeview this weekend, according to a CPD news release. The release says the patrol, which monitors city roads for signs of impaired driving and other criminal and safety violations, will be stationed in the 19th District, which encompasses nightlife-heavy Lakeview, from 8 p.m. March 22 to 4 a.m. March 23. Police officers in the DUI Strike Force Patrol will be using speed detection...
March 5, 2014 |
Review: Spritz Burger 3819 N. Broadway 773-868-9866 Rating: 3 (out of 4) I, the Great Burgerelli, do believe that the hottest circles of hell should be reserved for charlatans such as Guy Fieri. I thoroughly appreciate those who can communicate their passion for food on television without acting like gross caricatures, and this is why I have long since been an admirer of Steve McDonagh and Dan Smith, also known as The Hearty Boys. Unlike that peroxide-spill victim Fieri, Chicago's own unambiguously gay duo of Dan and Steve showed...
March 3, 2014 |
Kristi Pawlowicz, 25, of Lakeview thinks she is less conservative when it comes to talking about money than older generations. When she founded her clothing store Envy Evanston last year, she adopted an "open books" policy with her employees. That means she tells them how much money is coming into the business and how much is being spent each month, including on salaries. "The people I've worked with before are older, like my parents' age, and they would never do that," she said.
February 20, 2014 |
An alleged Chicago gang member was accused of intimidating an employee at a Lakeview reproductive clinic, county prosecutors said Thursday. Lazane Clark, 53, of the 2900 block of North Halsted Street, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the clinic, the Reproductive Genetics Institute on North Halsted Street, and charged with felony intimidation by a gang member and criminal damage to property, and other misdemeanor charges. The clinic's employee told police officers Clark refused to leave his office when...