A Duke, a Count and a farewell to a Queen

By Erick Johnson All hail the Queen! She was given the crown of this column 17 years ago and during her magnificent reign, the Chicago Crusader’s...

Chicago Children’s Theatre breaks ground

A Chicago Children’s Theatre class in session. Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, officially broke...

LaBelle’s pie not as good as locals’

Soul singer’s sweet potato pie ranked last among the best in taste test Maybe it was the pie crust. Or perhaps the spices were too...

ArtHouse calls all artists to create inspiring public art

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson The ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen in downtown Gary seeks qualified artist to complete a Public Art project that is to be catalyst...