RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Marshall Field

A collection of news and information related to Marshall Field published by this site and its partners.

Top Marshall Field Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Visual Detective: 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' by Harold Koda and Jan Glier Reeder

    Visual Detective: 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' by Harold Koda and Jan Glier Reeder
    Couturier Charles James (1906-78) is known for his sculptural gowns, like this one, that would still garner raves on the red carpet were they produced today. His designs are on display through Aug. 10 in the newly renovated Costume Institute in New York's...
  • Walgreens will lose customers if it relocates its HQ overseas

    If Walgreen Co. relocates its headquarters overseas, I will move my prescriptions to another pharmacy and never again shop at its stores. Loyalty is something that consumers look for. If Walgreen executives think investor happiness outweighs consumer...
  • Summer dip at Shedd Aquarium

    Summer dip at Shedd Aquarium
    At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up. Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...
  • It's never too late to OK the ERA

    It's never too late to OK the ERA
    In December 1972, the Tribune urged the General Assembly to ratify the proposed federal Equal Rights Amendment with an editorial headlined, "Give the ladies what they want." The wording was a play on the unofficial founding motto of Marshall Field & Co....
  • Ratify the ERA more than 30 years past the deadline? Heck, yes! Why not?

     
    In December 1972, the Tribune urged the General Assembly to ratify the proposed federal Equal Rights Amendment with an editorial headlined, “Give the ladies what they want.” The wording was a play on the unofficial founding motto of Marshall...
  • Mike Royko was Wrigley Field's poet laureate

     Mike Royko was Wrigley Field's poet laureate
    We can only imagine how much fun it would've been had Mike Royko's fantasy of buying the Cubs come to fruition. The late Chicago columnist, the conscience of Cubs fans from the 1960s through the '90s, met with former A's owner Charlie Finley in the...
  • Review: 'Bark' by Lorrie Moore

    Review: 'Bark' by Lorrie Moore
    Your marriage ends badly, your kid is distant, your dating life is pathetic, the sex is awkward, a friend has cancer. That's life. Your marriage ends in a psychotic breakdown, your kid is a Martian, your dating life is a surreal nightmare, the sex is a...
  • Local Voices West: Feb. 13 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 13 edition
    Letters to the editor from Aurora, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Western Springs, Brookfield, Naperville, Forest Park, Addison and Oak Park. Beatles camps With the celebration of the Beatles' 50th anniversary of "storming" the U.S. shores, it brought...
  • Chicago Pedway: City's bright, hope-filled underbelly

    Chicago Pedway: City's bright, hope-filled underbelly
    You want to know the best thing about the Chicago Pedway? It's not that, despite this Polar Vortex winter, you can cover almost 40 city blocks on the Pedway without ever stepping foot outside. It's not that the Pedway began modestly in 1951 and now...
  • Gordon Chambliss, 1919-2014

    Gordon Chambliss, 1919-2014
    Gordon Delmar Chambliss, an engineer with Shell Oil for 33 years, sat on the board of the Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District and also served with the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission. Mr. Chambliss, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Central...
  • Holidays Hit Home with the Top 13 Chicago Traditions

    When he was young, John Rivera used to think Santa Claus took up permanent residence in downtown Chicago, not at the North Pole. “That’s what it felt like,” says Rivera, 47. “I’d see Santa on TV and at Marshall Field’...
  • Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists

    Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists
    Chicago's Field Museum made headlines on four continents this year after researchers discovered a 600-year-old Chinese coin in late December on the Kenyan island of Manda, revealing there was trade between China and East Africa before European explorers...