| Jan 3, 2008
| 10:34 AM
After being a vagabond in its own city for more than a decade, the Chicago Public Library on this date settled into a permanent home, a 10-story, classically styled building that cost $144 million and was billed, in true Chicago fashion, as the largest...
| Nov 28, 2009
| 11:11 AM
CHICAGO - The death of Chicago school board president Michael Scott has been ruled a suicide by the Cook County medical examiner's office, but police said this afternoon they are continuing to look into the death and that detectives are still "early on in...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 7:54 AM
A Bronzeville Nutcracker - Winter Wonderfest
Monday, December 7
A Bronzeville Nutcracker
December 11 and 12
Harold Washington Cultural Center
Thursday, December 9
Holiday Season in Chicago
| Mar 7, 2007
Prosecutors wasted little time Thursday dragging Gov. Rod Blagojevich front and center in the corruption trial of his friend and fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko.
With an overflow crowd on hand for the politically charged trial, the first government...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 5:37 AM
(WGN-AM)- Legendary Chicago journalist John Callaway died Tuesday evening in Racine, Wis., his wife confirmed.
Callaway, the longtime host of WTTW-Channel 11's news program Chicago Tonight, died of a heart attack about 6:30 p.m. after growing faint in...
| Jul 8, 2009
At the Harold Washington Cultural Center, the line began forming at about 8 a.m., and it eventually stretched halfway around the building.
In Daley Plaza, as many as 150 people stood in silence during the normally bustling lunch hour, every head turned...
| Aug 7, 2009
| 5:13 AM
(WGN-AM)- A member of Mayor Richard Daley's team working to bring the Olympics to Chicago has quietly arranged to develop city-owned land near a park that would be transformed for the 2016 Summer Games, potentially positioning himself to cash in if the...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 12:01 PM
Sauteed Soft Shell Crab
Thursday, September 10
Harold Washington Library Winter Garden
400 S. State Street
868 N Franklin St
Sauteed Soft Shell...
| Dec 11, 2009
Reversing course, the Obama administration granted a one-year reprieve Thursday to Rigo Padilla, an undocumented college student whose months-long quest to avoid being kicked out of the country has fueled street rallies, an Internet campaign and growing...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 4:11 PM
The place: They call it an outpost. The 250-square-foot location, shared by Hot Tix and housed in the Chicago Visitor Information Center in the Water Works building, is dwarfed by a cafe and reading lounge. There isn't much to it. The outpost, or...
| Feb 28, 2010
It's tax season, and Monday is the 100th anniversary of Illinois' ratification of the 16th Amendment, which allowed the U.S. income tax. Please itemize these 10 tax facts:
1. Did 7 million American children suddenly disappear in 1987? On paper, it seemed...
| Oct 11, 1998
Charlie Meyerson sits at home in Oak Park these days, learning more about the Internet and waiting for the phone to ring.
Officially, the 43-year-old Meyerson is in-between jobs.Realistically, though, he's not sure whether his next job will be in radio....