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  • Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River

     Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River
    Today mostly the domain of riverboat tours and kayakers, the Chicago River was once part of the thoroughfare for 28 World War II submarines built in Wisconsin making their way out to the Pacific. To highlight this little-known chapter of Chicago history,...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cruising close to home

    Seniors on the Go: Cruising close to home
    A reader recently asked about cruising close to home, and if you're interested, you'll find quite a few options. The big mass-market cruise lines, with their mega-ships, offer a few stay-near-home itineraries, at prices close to rates in the Caribbean and...
  • Taking the kids to Niagara Falls, and 6 places you didn't know existed

    Taking the kids to Niagara Falls, and 6 places you didn't know existed
    Wow! The water thunders down — 700,000 gallons per second, in fact — as we stand underneath Niagara Falls on the famous Hurricane Deck, part of the Cave of the Winds tour. We're totally soaked, but we don't care. The sheer power of the water...
  • Excerpts from Mayor Daley interview

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 7:22 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley did a series of 15-minute interviews today with Chicago media outlets, including the Tribune. You can read the first story out of that interview by clicking here. Full audio of......
  • Daley headed to Quebec, Morocco

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:47 p.m. Mayor Daley is headed out of town on trips to Quebec to discuss the Great Lakes and to Casablanca, Morocco to talk with Arab mayors he says face some of the same issues......
  • Taken For Granted: A sailor, his ship, his legacy

    The sleek, 130-foot yacht dwarfed the wooden replica tied up alongside. Five hundred years of maritime progress was on display. During a brief stay in Frankfort Harbor, the Niña drew the curious to this small northern Michigan town, providing a unique...
  • New York's Erie Canal by boat

    New York's Erie Canal by boat
    "Now I know what's meant by 'steering committee,'" the lock tender said with a laugh as the water, rushing through the sluice gates of Erie Canal Lock 32, raised us to his level. Karin was at the tiller of Seneca, our 42-foot charter boat, and I had my...
  • From canals to clocks: Famous Chicago conventions

    From canals to clocks: Famous Chicago conventions
    The NATO summit, which opens Sunday with more than 60 heads of state expected to attend, is the most august such gathering in Chicago history. As far as conventions go, though, the number of participants is middling compared with others the city regularly...
  • 'The Winter Vault' by Anne Michaels

    'The Winter Vault' by Anne Michaels
    The Winter Vault A Novel Anne Michaels Alfred A. Knopf: 342 pp., $25 We regularly hear that progress entails loss. We come across it ourselves every time smog blurs the skyline or the computers we don't really command crash -- something typewriters...
  • Obama's Republican Army sec'y: McHugh

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today nominated a longtime Republican congressman from New York state, Rep. John McHugh, to serve as secretary of the Army. McHugh, 60, is a ninth-term member of the U.S. House from rural upstate New......
  • Matt Weinstock, Jan. 6, 1960

     
    “Turn Me Down and I'll Spill Everything!” Stay-Away Record Before the record book for the decade is closed, J. Barrington Farrington Arrington, who retired undefeated as a police reporter for the old Daily News and now gets his kicks as the sage of...
  • High Resolution Sat Pics

    A colder than normal North American winter saw the entire surface areas of Lakes Superior, Huron, and Erie frozen over for the first time in years. The cold has delayed the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway and will likely delay the start of the...