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  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight.
  • City announces winners of new 'Fifth Star' cultural awards

    City announces winners of new 'Fifth Star' cultural awards
    Choreographer Lou Conte and pianist Ramsey Lewis are among Chicago arts figures who will receive the first Fifth Star Awards, to be presented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events at the Pritzker...

    My friend Brandon is living proof that suicide is not inevitable

    My friend Brandon is living proof that suicide is not inevitable
    My friend Brandon Rohlwing was the first person I reached out to when I heard about Robin Williams. "I worry about the air of inevitability," I wrote to him last night. Tweets and status updates and obituaries — immediate, voluminous and,...

    Alfred Gerald Shapiro, glass business owner, 1941-2014

    Alfred Gerald Shapiro, glass business owner, 1941-2014
    Alfred Gerald Shapiro, longtime owner of Active Glass and Pittco Architectural Metals in Elk Grove Village, was recently recognized by Glass Magazine as "an icon in the glass industry." Mr. Shapiro was also a former chairman and trustee of the health...

    Traveling tombstones highlight heroin's toll

    Traveling tombstones highlight heroin's toll
    From the porch of her Lombard home, Audrey Albright watched a sedan roll to a stop as the driver peered at an unusual display in Albright's front yard: dozens of spray-painted Styrofoam tombstones and three banners decrying the toll of drug overdose...