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  • Movie review: 'Divergent'

    Movie review: 'Divergent'
    In Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy of best-selling futuristic hellholes, being a "divergent" means you avoid easy categorization and defy the crushing dictates of your overseers. The movie version of "Divergent" is no divergent. It goes along to get...
  • International travel show: Chicago aims to raise its profile

     International travel show: Chicago aims to raise its profile
    The Shannon Rovers played the bagpipes, green-jacketed volunteers and labor reps cheered wildly and the Chicago Bucket Boys street performers tapped out frenetic rhythms as international travel buyers and journalists wound their way into McCormick Place...
  • Live music, green-jacketed guides greeting 6,000 tourism professionals

    Live music, green-jacketed guides greeting 6,000 tourism professionals
    Starting Friday, 6,000 visitors from around the world will begin arriving in Chicago for the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW trade show, a gathering of travel buyers, suppliers and journalists. While the significance of the event may be lost on...
  • Starter League, an 1871 original, is moving on

    Starter League, an 1871 original, is moving on
    The Starter League, formerly Code Academy, has outgrown its digs at the Merchandise Mart. One of the original startups chosen to participate in the tech startup incubator 1871, The Starter League teaches people how to code and build web applications. It...
  • Chicago rooftop bars that keep out the chill

    Chicago rooftop bars that keep out the chill
    When the sun is out and a city's views are breathtaking, a rooftop bar and lounge is exactly where you want to take it all in. Chicago may not have the best weather most of the year, but we arguably have the best views of any American metropolis. And...
  • Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija lists Lakeview condo

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has listed a three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium in the Southport corridor of Lakeview for nearly $700,000. Samardzija, one of the only current Cubs to own property in the Chicago area, now lives...
  • Unwrapped, Godfrey comes to life beautifully

    Unwrapped, Godfrey comes to life beautifully
    You've heard of the movie "Miracle on 34th Street." This is about the miracle on LaSalle Street — the mummy miracle. "The Mummy" was the nickname of a stalled high-rise hotel at LaSalle and Huron streets, its superstructure wrapped in a protective...
  • REVIEW: 'Divergent' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Divergent' ★&#9733
    In Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy of best-selling futuristic hellholes, being a "divergent" means you avoid easy categorization and defy the crushing dictates of your overseers. The movie version of "Divergent" is no divergent. It goes along to get...
  • Ex-Redflex manager tells of secret meeting before firm got city business

     Ex-Redflex manager tells of secret meeting before firm got city business
    In a swanky bar overlooking the Chicago skyline, executives of a young and hungry red light camera company gathered for a secret meeting to get help in their fight for the city's business. There to help provide it, according to a top company software...
  • Heat knows who has its final word

    Heat knows who has its final word
    LeBron James got his third ring, or maybe you didn't notice that he married his longtime girlfriend over the summer. The Miami Heat is still waiting for its vows. With James able to opt out of his contract as soon as June, there's a lot more at...
  • Tallest in U.S. title no big deal

     Tallest in U.S. title no big deal
    Wise men and women know that tallest building titles, like glory and Cubs winning streaks, are fleeting. Someone can always build a taller tower. Mix the foibles of the human ego with ever-advancing building technologies and new experiments in...
  • Natalie de Blois dies at 92; pioneering female architect

    Natalie de Blois dies at 92; pioneering female architect
    Natalie de Blois' pioneering path through the male-dominated world of architecture was laden with sexist barriers. Despite her status as an associate partner at the Chicago powerhouse Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the 1960s, de Blois invariably was left...