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Darvish captures his first Wrigley W.

Darvish captures his first Wrigley W.

Not sure how many losses and no decisions he had at Wrigley before his first win on Wednesday. And I'm not looking it up because it's depressing, BUT... You could see that Yu Darvish had turned a cor…
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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Chicago’s top cop ‘must stop misleading the public’ about violence, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says in heated letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle reignited her criticism of Chicago’s police response to street violence this week in a letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot that defended how the county judicia…
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Cook County’s forest preserve police chief has resigned, days after scathing report on a $250 parking ticket spat

The Cook County forest preserve’s police chief has resigned after a scathing inspector general report outlined a dispute involving an unnamed elected official who tried to take care of a $250 parking…
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Cubs 4 Reds 3. Epic game and I was there.

Cubs 4 Reds 3. Epic game and I was there.

Well that didn't take long. I'd been in the park for less than 5 minutes, got a Lagunitas IPA and this dog, sat down. Look at that dog, man. It's so perfect. I took one bite and about a nickel... …
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Column: 50 years after we walked on it, the moon calms us in anxious times

On summer nights I like to go outside, if only for a couple of minutes, and watch the moon. I think of it as watching not looking. The word “look” feels static. “Watch” applies to things in motion an…
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30th Annual African Festival of the Arts

Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engageme…
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Sheffield Beer Festival 2019

Craft beer lovers will again be in taste heaven at the Sheffield Beer Festival, taking place inside the grounds of the Sheffield Street Festival. For the 8th glorious year, the beer fest will return …
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Chicago German-American Oktoberfest 2019

German Hospitality.Try authentic German food and traditional drinks. Dance to the music of German bands and spend the evening with friends and enjoy a fabulous festival.Talent on Stage.Traditional si…
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Taste of Polonia Festival 2019

Schedule:Daily: CasinoFri, Sat, & Sun.: Watch for the Polish Winged Hussar strolling in full costume w/ 17th Century NoblewomanSat, Sun., Mon.: You Can Be My Angel Foundation - Your Hosts at the Kids…
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‘Do you know who I am?’ Investigators say Cook County commissioner pressed cops to scrap ally’s $250 parking ticket

A Cook County commissioner pushed cops to scrap an ally’s $250 parking ticket, according to a government watchdog who said the case “perpetuated a culture” where politics can influence police work. A…
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Army vet charged in beating of security guard that was caught on viral video is back in court this week after plea deal falls through

A U.S. Army veteran caught on video punching and injuring a female security guard who was trying to help him will be back in court this week after a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for t…
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Cubs sweep! Plus... trouble in Bratsville: Hader is giving up home runs.

Cubs sweep! Plus... trouble in Bratsville: Hader is giving up home runs.

So much good happened this weekend with the Cubs' fantastic sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Heyward, Almora and Schwarber homers yesterday were truly awesome, with power into a wind that made Wr…
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Cubs 10 Pirates 4, and Jon Lester has a huge day.

Cubs 10 Pirates 4, and Jon Lester has a huge day.

What a day for Jon Lester. 2 hits including a homer and a 2-run single that knocked in J-Hey and Russell. (Right after he hit the single, he looked into the Cubs dugout and did the little hand-wave t…
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Cubs 4 Pirates 3. The Joy of Jay Hey.

Cubs 4 Pirates 3. The Joy of Jay Hey.

He's been so good this year, Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward. Little bits of excellence sprinkled all over the field. They happen all the time, too. Like catching a downward breaking knuckleball lin…
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