FOX's The Mob Doctor, the first of several pilots slotted for the fall television season that were filmed in Chicago, premiered Monday night promising to bring Chicagoans exactly what doesn't apply to their lives. But NBC's Revolution creates a more convincing, if fantastical version of the city.
One of the country’s oldest outdoor murals covers a storefront on Chicago’s Northwest Side. People who care about the 40-year-old painting are finishing a facelift. The mural restoration is doing more than brightening up a gritty stretch of North Avenue.
After nearly five months of unrest and violence, it’s still unclear whether President Bashar al-Assad and his Baathist regime will survive or fall. So far, human rights groups estimate that 1,700 people have died.