January 21, 2014 |
A Chicago man checked out of a Loop hotel Monday morning, and checked into police custody, after he was accused of using a fake credit card to pay for his stay. Bryant Larkin, 25, was arrested Monday morning on charges of aggravated identity theft after he allegedly used a fake card with stolen information to pay for two separate nights at the Hyatt Regency hotel on East Wacker Drive on Jan. 13 and 19. Larkin, of the 9700 block of South Yates Boulevard in Jeffrey Manor, was also charged with three counts of unlawful possession of a credit card after officers...
November 15, 2011
Leave your answer in the comments box, and you might find yourself in a future issue of RedEye. 1. A Blackhawks-Vancouver matchup is like … 2. Why did the NFL start playing games on Thursday nights? 3. NBA games through Dec. 15 have been canceled. Your reaction? 4. How can Carlos Zambrano earn his way back as a Cub, as Theo Epstein said he could? 5. What's more impressive than 902 college basketball wins? Follow @redeyesportsguy for daily details...
December 21, 2011 |
'Twas the night before tip-off, when all through Chi, Fans waited for basketball, other than the Sky. The banners were hung by the rafters with care, In celebration of the end to the labor nightmare. The fans were nestled all snug in their beds, With phrases of Stacey King stuck in their heads. And I in my replica jersey of Taj Gibson, Had just lied down to sleep at a quarter to one. When out on the street arose such a noise, Although not too unusual for this part of Illinois.
February 2, 2012 |
Get ready to fill up on wings, guzzle some beers and slap a few high-fives. Super Bowl Sunday is approaching. It's undoubtedly the biggest TV event of the year - the 2011 game set a record for the most-watched U.S. program of all time, according to The Nielsen Company - but not everyone will be on the couch for the showdown between the New England Patriots and New York Giants on Sunday afternoon. Consider the plight of restaurant workers, airline travelers and football followers otherwise unable to watch it as it unfolds.
September 6, 2012 |
Calling all Chicago fashionistas! Interested in checking out fashion shows, getting makeovers, and sipping bubbly? Then, you'll enjoy Thursday's Fashion's Night Out in Chicago, which coincides with the start of New York Fashion Week. It also marks the finale of the Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by Mastercard. "Fashion's Night Out has really become a fun celebration of fall fashion and shopping," said Erica Strama, festival chair and senior manager of marketing for The Shops at North Bridge.
January 26, 2014 |
At some point Macklemore and Ryan Lewis went from breakout independent rap stars to a duo it was uncool to like. Is it theoretically surprising to see them take down Kanye, Jay Z, Drake and Kendrick all at once? Yes. But you know what? "The Heist" is a good album. It's fun. It has something to say. Let's turn the backlash backwards. Besides, there's nothing you can do about it. M+RL were big winners during Sunday's Grammys, taking home best new artist, best rap album and, more significantly, setting the scene for a mass wedding (officiated by Queen Latifah and...