Crown Point,

Japanese restaurant coming to downtown Crown Point

CROWN POINT — A new restaurant is looking to open in the former Great Harvest Bread Co. at 204 S. Main St. Sakura, a sushi and hibachi restaurant, is set to move into the location, which owner Guan Yu said he hopes to open by October. Yu appeared Monday before...
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Chicago, ILPosted by
Fox 32 Chicago

16-year-old boy among 2 hurt in Austin shooting

CHICAGO - Two people were hurt, including a 16-year-old boy, in a shooting Tuesday night in Austin on the West Side. Just after 7 p.m., the teen and a 42-year-old man were standing in the 1700 block of North Mango Street when someone shot them, Chicago police said. The teen...

Humboldt Park Gators, Chicago’s Only All-Girls Baseball Team, Win National Title: ‘Just Amazing’

HUMBOLDT PARK — Chicago’s only all-girls baseball team is making waves after just two years of existence. The Humboldt Park Gators won the national title at the 2021 Baseball For All tournament last week. The team went undefeated with a 6-0 record, including one thrilling, come-from-behind win in the semi-finals. The Gators called themselves the Chicago Scouts for the tourney and its national audience.
Joliet, ILPosted by
Joliet Dispatch

COVID-19 vaccine: Joliet sites that have it on hand

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Joliet: 1. 2130 W Jefferson St (815) 725-1102; 2. 3200 Caton Farm Rd (815) 267-8130; 3. Cvs Pharmacy (815) 577-0457; 4. 1403 W Jefferson St 815-725-1290; 5. 1535 N Larkin Ave 815-729-2487; 6. 1163 W Jefferson St 815-744-4002; 7.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces Fall 2021-22 Season

The Chicago Symphony has announced the fall season of its 2021-22 season. Here is a look at the vocal and choral performances of the first half of the year. Michael Lewanski conducts Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with soprano Whitney Morrison. The program includes music by Montgomery, Joachim, Hearne, and Smith.
Chicago, ILPosted by
Adrian Holman

Lollapalooza is back!

After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lollapalooza is back this weekend. The star-studded music festival will be celebrating its 30th anniversary at Grant Park in Chicago.
Detroit, MIMetroTimes

Matt and Mo’s brings a pleasing primer on Chicago’s Italian beef sandwich to Detroit

At first glance, the Italian beef sandwich isn't much more than a massive roast-beef hoagie, a blue-collar staple from Chicago's south side that's almost cartoonish as it drips wet from a quick dip in a jus bath. The package is a bit blunt in its presentation, but accessible and comes at a low price point, making it hard not to think of it as Chicago's answer to Philly's cheesesteak.