| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Panera Bread is raising money for the Make-A-Wish foundation, so the company took its efforts to new heights.
They set up a lemonade stand by The Ledge on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower.
The custom-designed lemonade stand is bicycle powered and...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:03 PM
A man and a woman who were hanging on a breakwall in the lake near Buckingham Fountain were pulled from the water this afternoon and taken to the hospital, officials said.
The incident happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Lake Shore...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:24 AM
5 best things
1. Toro Y Moi – “Electronic pop” has not been a difficult phrase to come by in the last three days. I've used it so many times while describing shows I was going to see or had seen, that I'm starting to roll my eyes at...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:18 PM
The hidden cameras were perched in Grant Park near Buckingham Fountain. What they captured, at least from what we could tell during a few minutes of watching, were tentative creatures circling an odd structure constructed for a few hours. It was not as ...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Video by Kevin Pang Lollapalooza is a wrap, setting a new attendance record of 240,000 for the three-day festival, up 15,000 from the peak set in 2008 and â09. Hereâs an excerpt from my Monday story for the print edition......
| Aug 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Video by Kevin Pang Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park is in the books. Hereâs how it went down Saturday with reports from Bob Gendron (BG), Andy Downing (AD) and yours truly, Greg Kot (GK). 11:22 a.m. New Orleans'......
| Aug 3, 2010
| 4:32 AM
At East Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenues, union stagehands work atop a support structure on August 2, assembling a sign at the entry to this weekend's Lollapalooza concert. (Tribune photo by Chris Walker) Lollapalooza had maxed out. For the second......
| Apr 14, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by John Byrne and Hal Dardick at 11:03 a.m.; updated at 2:21 p.m. The number of liquor licenses would more than double on Chicago Park District property along the lakefront under a proposal Mayor Richard Daley introduced today. Daley......
| Jan 21, 2011
Breathtaking views from high-rise condos are a quick cure for Chicagoans suffering from winter blahs.
The city's gems are framed in windows like artwork: a panorama of Lake Michigan as far as the eye can see, a front-row seat to the kinetic action at...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:16 PM
There will be more undercover police officers in and around Taste of Chicago this summer than in years past as officials try to head off violence and other crimes by identifying people who are acting unruly before they break the law, Police Superintendent...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Sailors and boating enthusiasts crowded Chicago’s harbors today for the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac, where 355 boats began racing to Michigan’s Mackinac Island.
In its 103rd year, the oldest freshwater race in the world drew...