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  • February 8: Author - Natalie Moore and Lance Williams Talk About Their Book, The Almighty Black P Stone Nation

    February 8: Author - Natalie Moore and Lance Williams Talk About Their Book, The Almighty Black P Stone Nation
    Natalie Moore and Lance Williams Events: Tonight 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Society of Midland Authors Program The Cliff Dwellers Club 200 S. Michigan Avenue, 22nd floor Chicago February 10 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 57th Street Books 1301 E. 57th Street...
  • Election blog: Turnout could be as low as 40 percent

    Election blog: Turnout could be as low as 40 percent
    Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted. Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...
  • New leaf

    New leaf
    To understand why the hiring of Brian Bannon as Chicago's public library commissioner caused a more-than-ordinary stir, let us quote a learned cultural authority. That authority is not Socrates. It is not Shakespeare. It is not Goethe. Nor is it...
  • Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley dies at 68; 'She was an inspiration for all of us'

    Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley dies at 68; 'She was an inspiration for all of us'
    Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children’s issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family’s privacy during 22 years as Chicago’s First Lady, died a little after 6 p.m. Thursday, more than nine years after she was...
  • Holiday closings for Monday

    Holiday closings for Monday
    Monday is the official Christmas holiday for many public agencies and businesses. The following public services will be affected: Government offices: Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed. Postal Service: There will be no regular...
  • Philosophies of East & West

    Philosophies of East & West
    Join us on Thursday, February 2, 2012, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on a journey studying the major cultures and philosophies of East and West emphasizing their rich and useful modern day applications. Highlights include the philosophies of India, Tibet, China,...
  • Chicago Bear among picks for library board

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije to the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors, part of the latest round of appointments as he works to fill out membership on various public bodies. In a news release, Emanuel...
  • Chicago police give sex offender new address: Cook County Jail

    Chicago police give sex offender new address: Cook County Jail
    A man who was allegedly viewing pornographic cartoons in a North Side library told police he hadn't registered as a child sex offender because he doesn't have an address. He has one now: Cook County Jail. Police were called to the Chicago Public Library,...
  • Bringing the newspaper to life: An invitation to join us at Chicago Live!

    Bringing the newspaper to life: An invitation to join us at Chicago Live!
    As you read Tuesday’s Tribune, imagine what you would talk about if you could meet the people in the stories you find most fascinating – the political leaders, the sports stars, the artists. Imagine the Tribune “coming to life,”...
  • Saturday, October 15, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:05 a.m.  Max Armstrong visits with lawn expert Jim Fizzell about how to stop the bugs who are leaving your lawn and will be trying to invade your home to stay warm.  6 - 9 a.m. Mr....
  • Philosophies of East and West Course

    Philosophies of East and West Course
    Join us on a journey studying the major cultures and philosophies of East and West emphasizing their rich and useful modern day applications. Highlights include the philosophies of India, Tibet, China, Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome, and Native America....
  • CTA to hold open houses about bus rapid transit

    CTA to hold open houses about bus rapid transit
    The CTA will be holding two open houses next month about express bus service on Jeffery Boulevard. The CTA received an $11 million federal grant last year to launch bus rapid transit, which typically relies on bus-only lanes for expedited service,...