Definition Theatre and Timeline Theatre Company were each awarded $180,000; Chicago Children’s Theatre received $100,000 and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company $50,000.
John Sasaki, who owned Lake View East dry cleaners, survived WWII Japanese internment camps, dead at 87
Born in Los Angeles, he was 6 when his family was forcibly detained in 1942.
Groups receiving the funds will use them to revitalize commercial corridors across Chicago, including Michigan Avenue downtown and business districts in Garfield Park, Pilsen, Humboldt Park, Uptown, West Loop, Lake View and Chatham.
Mr. Butler said he “was baptized” into the news business after he came under fire while reporting on the riots after the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Joli Angel Robinson, who served as president and CEO of Housing Forward in Dallas, succeeds Modesto “Tico” Valle. The Center on Halsted serves the health and outreach needs of Chicago’s LGBTQ+ community.
Lake View’s Berlin Nightclub closes its doors after four decades: ‘The music is silenced and our dreams are now memories’
Owners cited ‘expenses of increased security, insurance and licensing, equipment, rent, and more’ as some of the reasons for the LGBTQ+ community anchor’s closure.
The carjackers used cars to box in their victims’ cars before approaching them Tuesday night in Lake View, Lincoln Square.
Change doesn’t mean a friendship has to end. It can be an opportunity for the relationship to form a stronger bond.
Joanne McSweeney still hopes to sell the bicycle business before she heads to Mexico and Italy for some cycling of her own.
Two suspects described by police as “young offenders” were taken into custody after they allegedly robbed a 67-year-old man early Friday.
Nobody was hurt in either attack. No arrests have been reported.
Video posted to social media shows teenagers dancing, often lewdly, in the street and on top of cars, vans, a police squad car and a CTA bus.
Chicago’s LGBTQ+ community ‘visible, vibrant’ — but concerned for transgender members’ ability to live freely
As Pride Month comes to a close, the Sun-Times spoke to advocates, service providers and members of the LGBTQ+ community about issues affecting them — and what more needs to be done to protect them.
William Hair, 35, was gunned down early Saturday in the 500 block of West Surf Street — one of at least three shootings in the neighborhood over Memorial Day weekend.
The level of gun violence was the worst since 71 people were shot over the 2016 holiday weekend.
“It’s just a crazy idea to put a gas line in front of my house,” Vincent Anzalone says. The utility says it got permission to install the meter there. Not so, Anzalone says.
Lakeview traffic congestion, air pollution concerns raised at ‘Redefine the Drive’ community meeting
Lakeview community members turn out for a discussion on upgrading the busy roadway and offer input on a plan that is still in its early stages, with construction years out.