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Malverne High School: "Little New York City"

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 02.24.2017 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Malverne's story is part of the story of Nassau County, which has been called "one of the most fragmented, segregated, and unequal in the U.S."

First Nighter: Holland Taylor as Ann Richards in Ann a Landslide Vote-Getter

David Finkle | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Talking about her demanding and usually disapproving mother, Holland Taylor's Ann Richards remembers the old dame saying, "If we rest, we rust." Well, Richards fans and those who should be, there's no resting and no rusting here.

Abandoned Hospital Could Be Re-Purposed For LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The elderly are often forgotten about, but there may soon be a place of commemoration and refuge in the windy city. As DNA Info is reporting, Chic...

Windy City Street Style: Winter Neutrals (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 04.15.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

From Uptown to Lakeview and Wicker Park to the Loop, check out some looks across Chicago's neighborhoods that take neutral colors to bold new levels.

Dale Levitski Talks Frog N' Snail and Complaining Customers on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Mark Bazer

The former Top Chef contestant talked about his new(ish) restaurant across the street from his home, let loose on a particularly problematic customer and shared his thoughts on the chef community in Chicago.

Civic Group Creates First Ever Levee Breach Bike Tour

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Believing that bicycle tours are less disruptive to residential neighborhoods than tour busses, a civic group formed in New Orleans after Katrina has rolled out a Levee Disaster Bike Tour.

When in Boystown: Don't Create Racism, Create Change

Nico Lang | Posted 06.27.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

It's been almost a year since Take Back Boystown took off, and all of us still have so much work to do to build a better community. We need to stand together, or we need to stop calling ourselves a community.

PHOTOS: Rosie O'Donnell Leaving Chicago Already?

Posted 03.17.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Chicago transplant Rosie O'Donnell may already be looking to move away from the Windy City as her newly purchased home hit the market...

Talking Chicago & LGBT Rights With Singer Kaya Jones and Designer Traver Rains

Waymon Hudson | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Waymon Hudson

I recently had the chance to talk with Kaya Jones and Traver Rains about their role in a local fundraising event, as well as the importance of using their public platform to talk about issues that matter to them.

PHOTOS: Rosie O'Donnell's Buys $2.5 Million Chicago Home

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

Rosie O'Donnell's new talk show debuting out of Harpo Studios on Oct. 10 won't be the only thing she inherits from Team Oprah as she makes her move to...

PHOTOS: R. Kelly's Notorious Chicago Mansion Finally Sold

Posted 10.22.2011 | Chicago

The Lake View mansion once owned by R&B singer R. Kelly--which Cook County prosecutors once said was the site of Kelly's alleged sex tape--sold Thursd...

Joseph Erbentraut

Boystown Violence: Market Days Arrive As 'Hood Heals | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

With more than 100,000 visitors expected to converge onto Chicago's East Lakeview, or Boystown, neighborhood this weekend for the 30th annual Northals...

Boystown Violence: Hundreds Pack Into Tense Community Meeting

Posted 09.06.2011 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times In the midst of a community uproar over violent crime in Lakeview, the much-anticipated July ...

Working for Safety in Lakeview

Erica Chu | Posted 09.04.2011 | Chicago
Erica Chu

I've heard over and over again that those rallying for increased safety measures are not making any statements about race or class -- they just want safety. I believe that they do want and should work to make Lakeview safer.

WATCH: Third Boystown Stabbing In As Many Weeks Caught On Video

Posted 09.04.2011 | Chicago

The long, hot holiday weekend had deadly consequences for several throughout the city of Chicago, but nowhere has violence gone more viral than in the...

Joseph Erbentraut

Residents Question Neighborhood Safety After Boystown Stabbing | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Early Saturday morning, police were called to the 7-Eleven in the East Lakeview neighborhood, where a man had been stabbed multiple times during an al...

Lakeview Residents None Too Pleased About Walmart Plans

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 06.12.2011 | Chicago

They may be clamoring for Wal-Marts on the South Side, but on the North Side on Monday night, the "smiley faces" were few and far between during a mee...

WATCH: Big Changes In Store For Affluent Lakeview

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lakeview might not be the first neighborhood you'd think would need a spruce-up, it being one of the wealthiest parts of the city. But that didn't sto...

PHOTOS: Lake View Home's Decor Tells A Collection Of Stories

| Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Name: Lauren Young Location: Lakeview -- Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,500 square feet Years lived in: 10 -- Owned When guests enter Lauren's home, they ...

HOUSE TOUR: Vintage Collections Fill Lake View Home

| Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Name: Danny Alias & Jeff Nelson Location: Lakeview -- Chicago, Illinois Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 10 -- owned Danny and Jeff wanted to ...

House Tour: An Eclectic Apartment On A Tiny Budget

| Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Name: Meg, Brad, & Kitties Björn & Olive Location: Lakeview -- Chicago, Illinois Size: 900 square feet Years lived in: 3 months -- rented We (Meg an...

PHOTOS: R. Kelly's Former Chicago Mansion For Sale

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

R. Kelly may have moved on from his former Lake View mansion, but since he left the place has been revamped and even more suited for celebrity living....

PHOTOS: Chicago's Best Used Book Stores

The Huffington Post | Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sometimes stroling into a used bookstore can be a bit overwhelming. With books piled from floor to ceiling, it can take awhile to find the perfect pic...

Affordable Housing On The Brink Of Extinction In Lakeview

Skyline Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Amrita Dayal moved into 510 W. Belmont in 1978, a single mom and recent immigrant who had arrived from India just a few years earlier with $8 to her n...

Summer well and truly over

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

So here we are - Labor Day marks the end of the summer, not the autumnal equinox which is still just more than two weeks away. Everyone should be bac...