If the Pitchfork Music Fest is not in the cards for this weekend, a block party might be just the ticket. The annual Sound System Block Party is now in its ninth year. It takes place Saturday from noon -10:00 p.m. at Milwaukee and Evergreen avenues in Chicago’s Wicker Park.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn is defending the state's civil union law in a dispute with a Catholic adoption agency. State officials say they won't renew foster care or adoption contracts with Catholic Charities.
One of the Chicago area’s greatest exports is perhaps Jeff Garlin. He’s a writer, producer, director, actor and stand-up comedian. He co-stars and executive produces the long-running HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.