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  • 'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito

    'Camino Real' through the eyes of Spanish director Calixto Bieito
    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...
  • Snack to the future

    Snack to the future
    Welcome to the real-life version of Candy Land. Over here sits a giant chocolate replica of the Bean, decorated with colorful jelly beans in the shape of the Chicago skyline. Over there, sour gummy worms. There's licorice in one corner, and rich...
  • NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago

    NATO Secretary General, world leaders arrive in Chicago
    Many of the world's leaders are now in Chicago, and Sunday morning, they'll be at McCormick Place, where talks begin on a number of issues with the war in Afghanistan and the European economy, highest on the list. Like a well-choreographed dance,...
  • Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings

    Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings
    The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
  • Warren Dunes drawing large crowds

    Warren Dunes drawing large crowds
    SAWYER — The beach stretches for three miles along Lake Michigan, while massive dunes pile up hundreds of feet above the shoreline like a mountain range made of sand. Six miles of trails wind through nearly 2,000 acres of diverse landscapes, from...
  • 13-year-old boy among 2 dead, 13 wounded overnight

    13-year-old boy among 2 dead, 13 wounded overnight
    A 13-year-old boy was one of two people killed, and 13 other people were wounded, in shootings in the city overnight that stretched from Montrose Avenue south to 97th Street, authorities said. Two other boys, 14 and 15, were shot and wounded while...
  • Oakland: A neighborhood in waiting

    Oakland: A neighborhood in waiting
    The first thing you notice about Oakland is the quiet. This is good news and bad news. The good news: Except for the hum of nearby Lake Shore Drive, this South Side residential neighborhood has no tangled street corners with blaring car horns and no more...
  • Jeanne Gang brings feminine touch to Chicago's muscled skyline

    Jeanne Gang brings feminine touch to Chicago's muscled skyline
    Before we turn to an assessment of Aqua, a new residential skyscraper in Chicago, permit me a quick (and relevant!) detour to a sidewalk news conference in Lower Manhattan, held recently at the foot of the under-construction Beekman Tower. We join the...
  • Culinary training merges with two hot areas

    Culinary training merges with two hot areas
    Business is the hottest degree on campuses right now. Health care is the hottest job sector. Culinary careers are just plain hot. How can these work together? Starting this fall at Kendall College, business majors can earn a concentration in food service...
  • Legs, eggs and more draw diners to Helen's

    First impressions: It would be easy to walk right by Helen's. Clad in brown siding with a simple "Helen's" stenciled on the street-side window, this South Side soul food diner doesn't holler for attention. Inside the unusually heavy front door (beware...
  • Modern technology ages 'Leatherheads'

    When using visual effects to give a movie like "Leatherheads" a period feel, one fumble and it's all over. We're not talking alien robots, explosions or otherworldly creatures here; these effects have to take audiences back to a real time and place. So...
  • Barack Obama cautions against cockiness

     
    by John McCormick NEW YORK - Sen. Barack Obama has already raised more than $450 million for his presidential bid, but he starts and ends today with massive fundraisers in Gotham. A breakfast event at the Metropolitan Club ran $30,800......