| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:22 PM
In 1998, I got off at the Belmont Red Line stop. I was coming from Rogers Park to see They Might Be Giants at the Vic. I looked at the blue Belmont sign and thought “I'm home.” It took eight years of living in RoPo and then in downstate and...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Crisp autumn temperatures and colorful fall foliage create an idyllic setting no matter where you travel. So why waste valuable time and money traveling to …...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Move over, Williamsburg. Hipstamatic, an iPhone photo app that uses different filters to create a retro feel, has created a Wicker Park add-on — aka “HipstaPak” — “perfect for those nights out clinking glasses at dimly lit,...
| Jul 23, 2010
Pressure and stress are natural byproducts of the mile-a-minute world in which we live. Ringing phones, traffic jams and last-minute deadlines jangle our nerves, put us on edge, and leave us yearning for peace and quiet.
What we need are tranquil...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 9:12 AM
September 11-Join us for an incredible evening to support children with their cancer journey. Enjoy a cocktail reception and hors d'oeuvres pairing while listening to an acoustic performance next to the pool or while dancing on the rooftop under the...
| Aug 20, 2010
Chicago-based LG Development Group and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture have broken ground on Row 2750, a luxury row home and condominium development in Lincoln Park.
Located at 2750 N. Lakewood Ave., the enclave of 11 residences has nine row homes and...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:17 AM
“Terra Nova” (7 p.m. Sept. 26, Fox; 3 stars) opens with a sweeping view of the Chicago skyline, but it’s not quite familiar.
Sure, we see the Sears Tower (it’s officially called Willis Tower now, but not by me) for a second, but...
| Jan 28, 2011
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Date: January 12, 2011
-Park District News and Notes-
| May 27, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Late on a Friday afternoon, the worst time of the week for a book signing, cartoonist Ivan Brunetti sat behind the counter at Chicago Comics in Lakeview and waited for fans. He waited and sighed. A line would form, fade away, form, fade. Some customers...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Finally, a Transformers sequel with a premise.
It's the 1960s. NASA detects some alien activity on the dark side of the moon. We have to beat the Russians to the lunar surface, says a poorly CG'd John F. Kennedy. Niel Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and that...
| Jul 21, 2011
If as William Butler Yeats asserted -- "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -- then three local universities are lighting some interesting fires as they seek to expand programs, add new colleges and literally reach for...
| Mar 9, 2012
Late Sunday night, there was a radiant light in the face of the Chicago actress Carolyn Hoerdemann. "This all reminds me of the early days of the European Rep," she said, ebulliently, referencing one of Chicago's most influential avant-garde troupes of...