| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Construction begins today on an escape route for drivers potentially stranded on North Lake Shore Drive, a response to the Blizzard of 2011.
The project involves installing two openings in the median at Armitage Avenue and Schiller Street, the Chicago...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:51 AM
WGN-TV BRINGS HOME 11 EMMYS AWARDS TOPPING ALL CHICAGO STATIONS CHICAGO, November 7, 2011 -- WGN-TV captured a total of eleven Emmy Awards at the 2011 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards held on Sunday, November 6 at the Alhambra Palace in Chicago. Six awards...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:37 PM
When I saw the title of this week's disaster of a Syfy movie, "Snowmageddon" (8 p.m. Saturday, Syfy; half a star) I actually got excited because that's what everyone called the Chicago blizzard in February. And that was fun, wasn't it?
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:24 PM
| Dec 29, 2011
As the calendar flips away to a new year, Chicagoans are used to finding themselves weary from weeks of burrowing through dreadful winter weather and dour at the thought of several more months to go.
But the outlook for 2012 is markedly brighter. The...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Have you ever noticed how, even before the snowflakes fall, news organizations are dumping several column inches of reporting about an impending storm?
Before becoming the Trib Nation manager, I was a general assignment reporter in the Chicago Tribune'...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:03 PM
In the second of my two posts about Chicago's first real snowfall of the winter, I want to call out readers and social media friends for their help in documenting this week's storm and its effects.
Last year, the Groundhog Day Blizzard of 2011 was really...