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Derrick Rose helps recruit Melo – ESPN

ESPNCHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls pulled out all the stops in the recruitment of Carmelo Anthony on the opening day of NBA free agency Tuesday, including the participation of Derrick Rose, who previously said he would not be part of a sales pitch to any …Chicago Bulls make hard pitch to Carmelo AnthonyUSA TODAYMelo tour: […]

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Tornadoes confirmed from storms as 153K still without power – Voices

VoicesWeather-CST-070114-001.JPG Roughly 153,000 people are still without power Tuesday after severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Chicago area Monday night. The storms included a confirmed tornado near southwest suburban Plainfield, and a man …Tornadoes confirmed from storms as 153K still without power – FOX 32 News …MyFox Chicago all 1 news articles …read more Source: Chicago […]

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Blackhawks sign Brad Richards – ESPN

ESPNRichards, who had the remaining six years of a nine-year, $60 million contract with New York bought out to free up needed cap space, now joins a strong Blackhawks team that has been looking for help down the middle. “If I was going to go to Chicago, it …Blackhawks Sign C Brad Richards To 1-Year […]

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‘Sniper Nest’ Found Near College Campus In Chicago — but It’s the Type of Gun … – TheBlaze.com

TheBlaze.comChicago Police discovered what media outlets have described as a “sniper nest” within shooting distance of a college campus. WFLD-TV reported officials found “a high-powered semi-automatic rifle” about a block from the campus of Kennedy King college … and more …read more Source: Chicago News From Google News

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Follow Carmelo’s visit to Chicago – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls’ sale pitch to Carmelo Anthony is underway as the team meets with the New York Knicks free agent on Tuesday at the United Center. ESPNChicago.com’s Nick Friedell is there and will post updates throughout the day here.Melo tour: Bulls welcome Anthony to Chicago with signs at United CenterChron.com (blog)Carmelo […]

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Derecho Hits Chicago and Milwaukee: 4 Dead, Several More Injured in the … – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelA second line of thunderstorms behind the derecho intensified as it moved from Iowa into Illinois and became extremely powerful as it crossed the southwestern suburbs of Chicago. A Weather Underground personal weather station in Romeoville recorded an …Violent storms, possible derecho could strike Chicago region this eveningWashington Post (blog)Dangerous ‘Derecho’ Thunderstorm Pounds […]

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mfk. Seafood Restaurant Opens Thursday – DNAinfo

mfk. Seafood Restaurant Opens ThursdayDNAinfoHusband-and-wife team Scott Worsham and Sari Zernich Worsham said they named the restaurant after famed food writer Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher. Small details …. DNAinfo Radio – Chicago’s Star Wars fan group excited about museum. Minor-league … …read more Source: Chicago Restaurant News From Google News

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Derecho Hits Chicago and Milwaukee: 3 Dead, Several More Injured in the … – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelA second line of thunderstorms behind the derecho intensified as it moved from Iowa into Illinois and became extremely powerful as it crossed the southwestern suburbs of Chicago. A Weather Underground personal weather station in Romeoville recorded an …Violent storms, possible derecho could strike Chicago region this eveningWashington Post (blog)Dangerous ‘Derecho’ Thunderstorm Pounds […]

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Portillo’s Restaurant Group Announces Investment from Berkshire Partners – Fort Mills Times

Fort Mills TimesCHICAGO — The Portillo Restaurant Group Inc. (“Portillo’s”), the iconic Chicago restaurant chain, announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Berkshire Partners, a private equity firm, will invest in Portillo’s, which …Portillo’s future in the hands of Boston buyout firmChicago TribunePortillo’s Makes Deal With Buyout Firm: ReportNBC Chicago (blog)Berkshire […]

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Portillo’s Restaurant Group Announces Investment from Berkshire Partners – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)CHICAGO — The Portillo Restaurant Group Inc. (“Portillo’s”), the iconic Chicago restaurant chain, announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Berkshire Partners, a private equity firm, will invest in Portillo’s, which …Portillo’s future in the hands of Boston buyout firmChicago TribunePortillo’s Makes Deal With Buyout Firm: […]

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Portillo’s future in the hands of Boston buyout firm – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Portillo Restaurant Group traces its start to 1963, when the Chicago-born Portillo began selling hot dogs from “The Dog House,” a small trailer in Villa Park that didn’t have running water or a bathroom. Since then, Portillo’s has grown to 38 …Portillo’s Restaurant Group Announces Investment from Berkshire PartnersThe Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press […]

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Here’s another option for bringing food to your door – Crain’s Chicago Business (blog)

Here’s another option for bringing food to your doorCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)San Francisco-based Caviar claims it’s different from competitors in that it focuses on a few “quality” restaurants instead of focusing on quantity. GrubHub features more than 3,200 Chicago restaurants and Seamless has 1,166 Chicago restaurants on its …Caviar Expands Online Food Order and Delivery […]

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186K still without power after storms rake Chicago area – Voices

VoicesWeather-CST-070114-001.JPG Several hundred thousand people are still without power Tuesday after a pair of severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Chicago area late Monday night. ComEd, which serves most of northern and northeastern Illinois, said …216K without power after storms rake Chicago areaNorridge Harwood Heights News all 1 news articles …read more Source: Chicago Weather News […]

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Amazing Radar Image Shows Devastating One-Two Weather Punch – CBS Local

Amazing Radar Image Shows Devastating One-Two Weather PunchCBS LocalIn Earlville, a LaSalle county town about 75 miles south of Chicago, straight line winds downed several trees and damaged roofs and garages, especially in the south portion of the town, the weather service said on Tuesday. Preliminary information … …read more Source: Chicago Weather News From […]

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Chicago Weather: Fallen trees damage property in south suburbs – WLS-TV

Chicago Weather: Fallen trees damage property in south suburbsWLS-TVA fallen tree knocked down power lines in Flossmoor. Severe storms knock down trees across Illinois. Lightning strikes Oak Forest building twice. Lightning strikes Oak Forest apartments twice in 6 weeks. Chicago Weather: I-190 ramps flood after storms. …read more Source: Chicago Weather News From Google

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Chicago Weather: Rain floods I-190 ramps, 200K without power after storms – WLS-TV

WLS-TVAs of 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, ComEd said 200,000 customers were still without power after severe storms rolled through the Chicago area on Monday – most in the south suburbs. ComEd Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs Fidel Marquez …Aftermath: Forced march to O’Hare, car disappears in sinkholeChicago Tribune170K without power after storms rake […]

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Why I-190 flooded at O’Hare — and what IDOT plans to do about it – WLS-TV

WLS-TVDelays and cancellations weren’t the only concern for people traveling through O’Hare International Airport after storms swept through Chicago. Flooded streets forced some passengers to walk to the nation’s second busiest airport. Floodwaters closed in …Aftermath: Forced march to O’Hare, car disappears in sinkholeChicago TribuneChicago Derecho Causes Major Travel Problems; Drivers Abandon Cars on I […]

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Updated: The 38 Essential Chicago Restaurants, July ’14 – Eater

Updated: The 38 Essential Chicago Restaurants, July ’14EaterEater38-logo.jpg It’s time to update the Eater 38, your answer and ours to any question that begins, “Can you recommend a restaurant?” This highly elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines and collectively satisfies all of your … and more …read more Source: Chicago Restaurant News […]

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Portillo’s near deal to sell to Berkshire Partners – Chicago Tribune

Portillo’s near deal to sell to Berkshire PartnersChicago TribuneBuyout firm Berkshire Partners LLC is in advanced talks to acquire Portillo’s Restaurant Group, according to people familiar with the matter. Berkshire Partners has outbid other private equity firms for the Chicago-based restaurant group, the sources …Private-equity firm has Portillo’s in its sightsCrain’s Chicago Business (blog) all […]

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Aftermath: Forced march to O’Hare, car disappears in sinkhole – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThat was the biggest commuting headache this morning from the two-fisted storms that pounded the Chicago area Monday night, but there were plenty of other problems: Downed trees, fires caused by lightning strikes, power outages, canceled flights — and …Chicago Weather: Rain floods I-190 ramps, 216K without power after stormsWLS-TVChicago weather cancels St. Cloud […]

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Storm-hit Chicago struggles with flooding, power outages – USA TODAY

USA TODAYChicago-area residents were struggling Tuesday with flooding of a major thoroughfare as well as power outages at hundreds of thousands of homes in the aftermath of violent thunderstorms that spawned torrential rains and hurricane-like wind gusts.Aftermath: Forced march to O’Hare, car disappears in sinkholeChicago TribuneI-190 Entrance Road To O’Hare Airport ReopensCBS LocalChicago Weather: Rain […]

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Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneIt’s do-or-die now.” Related; Watching the World Cup in Chicago Photos: World Cup viewing in Chicago · For Omar Gonzalez, starting for U.S. in World Cup is pinch-me time For Gonzalez, starting for U.S. is pinch-me time · Belgium captain doubtful for U …USA-Belgium World Cup Viewing Party Set For Soldier FieldCBS LocalWorld Cup: […]

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Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe storm system may have produced small tornadoes in areas south of the Chicago, along a line that stretched from LaSalle County to Porter County in Indiana, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Ratzer. There were widespread …Derecho, Tornado Risk Chicago to Detroit Monday NightAccuWeather.comDamaging winds possible as ‘dangerous’ storms approachLake County News-SunStuart, […]

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West Side alderman exempts restaurants from BYOB crackdown – Chicago Sun-Times

West Side alderman exempts restaurants from BYOB crackdownChicago Sun-TimesThe time-honored Chicago tradition of allowing restaurant patrons to B.Y.O.B. — bring your own bottle — would continue in precincts voted dry, under a watered-down crackdown advanced by a West Side alderman. Ald. Deborah Graham (29th) said Monday … and more …read more Source: Chicago Restaurant News […]

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Severe Weather Hits Chicago Area – CBS Local

CBS LocalThe White Sox-Angels game was washed out at U.S. Cellular Field (a doubleheader was scheduled for Tuesday with the Los Angeles Angels), and 23,000 customers of ComEd were without power across the Chicago region. Flooding was a concern for some …Violent storms, possible derecho could strike Chicago region this eveningWashington Post (blog) all 7 […]