Fifty years ago, an organization got to work in a boxing gym in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood. The group used whatever space they could find to help kids stay out of trouble and participate in after school activities.
Gioia Diliberto’s book Hadley, about Ernest Hemingway’s first wife Hadley Richardson, was first published in 1992. The book is being re-released this fall under the new title, Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway's First Wife.
Chicago's Joffrey Ballet is planning to lock out its dancers this week over labor negotiations.The Joffrey sent a letter to its dancers telling them to clean out their lockers and turn in their keys by Thursday.
Chicago’s Mucca Pazza takes the classic half-time band music and gives it a punk and rock and roll twist. The 30-piece ensemble performs Monday, July 4, at the Downtown Sound Series in Millennium Park.
The "Truth" tour aimed at preventing teen smoking is coming to the Taste of Chicago. The tour includes a truckload of teens making stops around the country to talk with their peers about the dangers of tobacco. They're teaming up with the Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project and will be park
Gay pride supporters are recovering after tires were slashed on 51 of the 70 or so pride parade floats on Sunday. The majority of floats were being kept in a South Side warehouse that had no overnight security or cameras.