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  • Hyde Park: Grand buildings, grander sense of community

    Hyde Park: Grand buildings, grander sense of community
    These days, it seems the South Side neighborhood of Hyde Park has been put on the map as the stomping grounds of President-elect Barack Obama. There are walking tours that show off his favorite restaurants and coffee shops, magazine and newspaper...
  • Leslie Carto

    Leslie Carto
    From the time she walked into class until the bell rang, Leslie Carto’s high school history teacher only allowed her to ask two questions.  The would-be reporter used up too much class time.  Since there is always so much more to learn, Carto...
  • A house fit for an Apprentice

    Perhaps it was his quick decision-making ability that helped Chicagoan Bill Rancic win the top spot on last season's edition of the NBC reality show, "The Apprentice." Donald Trump, after all, is not one to suffer indecisive types gladly. But has Trump...
  • Editor's wife rented to 2 suspects, FBI says

    In a strange twist, the FBI said Sunday that the wife of the editor of the tabloid newspaper where anthrax has been discovered rented apartments in Delray Beach, Fla., to two men suspected of crashing a hijacked jetliner into the World Trade Center on...
  • Apparel missteps take toll at Sears

    When Sears, Roebuck and Co. bought Lands' End in 2002, the retailer explained that the preppy clothing line had a strong following across several key categories. Two years later, Sears is scaling back the brand for children, recognizing that parents...
  • Nowhere to go but up

    Alex Piper and her husband, Jonathan, moved to Evanston four years ago for the same reasons many young families do: good schools, cozy neighborhoods, a short walk to a Lake Michigan beach, a fast commute to downtown Chicago. "It was," she remembers,...
  • Executive a tough-minded merchant

    Terry Lundgren, chief executive of Federated Department Stores Inc., wasn't winning any popularity contests in Chicago on Tuesday after announcing his decision to change Marshall Field's venerable nameplate to Macy's. But the 53-year-old Lundgren didn'...
  • It's business, so emotions don't count

    Federated Department Stores chief Terry J. Lundgren has spent his years in retailing, and he had a product he wanted to sell: A new brand name for an old, familiar product, the quaintly titled Marshall Field's. He knew the change might be rough on...
  • Macy's clock? Loyal shoppers ticked off

    For many Chicagoans Marshall Field's was more than a place to shop. It was a once-a-year holiday visit to the retailer's landmark State Street store to gape at the awe-inspiring Christmas windows and dine on chicken potpie beneath the Walnut Room's great...
  • Hasta la vista, Field's

    When Federated Department Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it would change the name of Marshall Field's stores to Macy's, more than 1,500 people e-mailed the chicagotribune.com message board. Here are some of their comments: It's hard to fathom why...
  • Mints may again be Chicago-made

    The loss of the Marshall Field's nameplate may be a bitter pill, but Field's new owner is sugarcoating the news with the prospect of returning Frango mints to Chicago. Terry Lundgren, the head of Federated Department Stores Inc., met with Mayor Richard...
  • Field's no more

    The Marshall Field's name, as identified with Chicago as its lakefront and its skyline, is being erased in favor of a Manhattan moniker--Macy's. This move kills off a 153-year-old brand that survived the Chicago Fire but now succumbs to bottom-line...