March 16, 2012 |
Welcome, music nerds. Once a year, Austin, Texas, turns into a hipster Mardi Gras paradise for nearly an entire week during the music portion of SXSW. This year, RedEye made the 20-plus-hour road trip to check it out. Here are a few things we noticed along the way. TUESDAY 3/13 11:00 a.m. Everyone at SXSW looks like they're in a band. Everyone. --Ernest Wilkins The first celebrity sighting of the trip? MTV VJ (they still have those, yeah?) Damien Fahey.
February 28, 2013 |
For four years, RedEye has been mapping locations of Chicago homicides both online and in the newspaper. Over the years, readers have wanted to know more about homicides and RedEye's data collection methods. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions. How does RedEye count homicides? RedEye collects information about homicides from the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, which performs autopsies on bodies to determine the causes of death. If the Medical Examiner's Office rules that a person died of a homicide in Chicago, RedEye will...
October 15, 2012
For one night only, we're giving Chicago an open shot at 10 years of RedEye live on stage. Expect plenty of improv, impersonations and self-deprecation. With special appearances* by... • Chicago's favorite quarterback (he really loves us, guys)* • His baby-mama* • Da Mayor (no, the old one)* • POTUS * * Let's be real: none of those people will actually be there, but their impersonators will be great. But REALLY Featuring: • iO Theater's Whirled News Tonight • Schadenfreude • Megan Gailey ...
December 1, 2011
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 East Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois, USA 60601 Tel: +1 312 565 1234 Website: http://chicagonyeballroomblitz-redeye.eventbrite.com/ http://chicagonyeballroomblitz-redeye.eventbrite.com/ > Facebook: www.facebook.com/hyattchicago ...
April 13, 2012
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Semifinalist and Finalist rounds of "RedEye Rock N' Vote Competition" (the "Contest") start at 12:01 AM (CT) on Monday, April 9, 2012 and end at 11:00 PM (CT) on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 ("Contest Period"). The sponsor of this Contest is RedEye, which is located at 435 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 ("Sponsor"). The Contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all contestants agree to abide and be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the decisions...
January 22, 2012 |
Chicago homicides were down 2 percent citywide last year compared with 2010, but there were a few communities on the South and West sides that saw their homicide numbers rise, RedEye data shows. Chicago logged 440 homicides in 2011, down from 449 in 2010, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. However, some areas - including Austin, Englewood and Woodlawn - saw an increase of 30 percent or more increase in their homicide numbers from 2010 to 2011, according to RedEye data.