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  • Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price

    Preserves and parks offering memorial trees and benches — for a price
    Nearly every day in the last years of his life, Casimir Paugys drove to Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest, sat in his car, read the paper and enjoyed the placid pond and nature center there. He often remarked on his visits when talking to...
  • Police: Ambulance stolen outside U of C Hospital

    Police: Ambulance stolen outside U of C Hospital
    Chicago police are investigating the case of an ambulance stolen from the grounds of the University of Chicago hospitals on the city’s South Side. At about 1:30 this morning, police received a call about a private ambulance being stolen on the...
  • @DWade is not Dwyane Wade; it's Dan

    @DWade is not Dwyane Wade; it's Dan
    When LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Wade knew his Twitter mentions were about to get a lot more interesting. “I can take a step back and laugh at it,” the 27-year-old said. There are "a lot of...
  • What climate change debate?

    What climate change debate?
    Already in the first six months of 2014, Sunday broadcast news shows have spent more time covering climate change than they did over the past four years combined. This expanded coverage comes on the heels of reports by the National Climate Assessment that...
  • Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'

    Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'
    When the inimitable Chicago jazz singer Dee Alexander was a child, she went to sleep to jazz and woke up to it. This was largely thanks to her mother, who had the music going in the house constantly. The songs of Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington,...
  • Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files

    Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files
    When public officials refuse to provide information about the alleged misconduct of police officers, they invite some damning conclusions: They're hiding something. They're protecting bad cops. They're more worried about appearances than about...
  • Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London

    Strauss highlights Proms concerts in London
    LONDON – The BBC Proms proclaims itself as the greatest classical music festival in the world and does so with the confidence of knowing it's got the artistic goods to back up its sweeping claim. With nearly 90 events vying for attention in the...
  • Around The Park: A healthy balance for Severna Park author

    Author Terra Ziporyn is getting used to the feedback she receives when describing her latest book "Bugaboo," a work about insects that she is about to complete. "Bed bugs and dust mites and head lice, oh my! Just mentioning the hideous, but essentially...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

    A trio of billionaires — Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed. The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however,...
  • U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms

    U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms
    University of Chicago Medicine's proposed project to expand the number of rooms in its new $700-million Center for Care and Discovery facility was denied Monday by state regulators. The $123.5 million U. of C. project would relocate 122 surgical beds and...