January is supposed to be the slowest time of the year in the restaurant business, but from the number of chef moves recently, it's turning out to be a great time to put in your two weeks' notice.As Kevin Pang reported yesterday in The Stew, Rick Bayless' right hand man - Brian Enyart - announced he
Another Chicago mayoral candidate is pulling out of the race. The Rev. Wilfredo De Jesus said Friday he’d throw his weight behind lobbyist Gery Chico. De Jesus leads a mostly Puerto Rican church called New Life Covenant, one of the city’s biggest congregations.
Chicago's reputation for hardball politics and public corruption is legendary. But who knew that reputation was global? We didn't have a clear idea of it ourselves until the BBC World Service called to ask if we'd be willing to collaborate with them on a documentary examining the history
Chicago homeowners could see the value of their houses drop another 5.8 percent this year – a bigger drop than the nation as a whole. That forecast comes from Clear Capital, a company that does home appraisals for big banks. Eric Landry is a housing analyst with Morningstar in Chicago.
Eleven men from the St. Louis and Chicago areas are facing federal indictment for allegedly trafficking in contraband cigarettes.The U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis announced the indictments on Thursday. Four of the men are from suburban St.
The Illinois chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has created a virtual memorial wall of those lost to suicide.The state's chapter says the wall posted on its web site allows people to publically remember loved ones and to let other survivors know they aren't alone.Each month is