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  • George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation

    George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation
    A long time ago, at a studio far, far away, a young filmmaker coming off his first success opted to leave around a half-million dollars in pay on the negotiating table in exchange for more control over the project he was about to begin. Conventional...
  • Website The Chive to launch music fest at Soldier Field in June

    Website The Chive to launch music fest at Soldier Field in June
    The Chive, a national men's interest and pop culture-focused website based in Chicago, will launch a music festival in June. The site, which has amassed a cult-like following since its 2007 debut, will host its festival June 28th at Soldier Field. The...
  • Emanuel defends Star Wars museum site

    Emanuel defends Star Wars museum site
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended a proposal to let George Lucas build his museum on a lakefront parcel now occupied by Soldier Field parking lots, saying the Star Wars creator's collection deserves to stand alongside venerable institutions like the Adler...
  • Angelo: Bears were close to going with artificial turf

    Angelo: Bears were close to going with artificial turf
    Former Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo believes the team was “around the corner” from a move to artificial turf at Soldier Field before he was fired after the 2011 season. Visiting with the “Kap and Haugh Show”...
  • George Lucas museum unlikely here

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's task force seems to have picked the best possible site for a proposed museum to exhibit filmmaker (and part-time Chicago resident) George Lucas's collection of art and movie memorabilia. Converting the parking lot south of Soldier...
  • World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago

    World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago
    Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...
  • Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'

    Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'
    Seth Meyers broke out a Chicago accent during his monologue on Thursday’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” when joking about the city’s ban on plastic grocery bags. The former Northwestern University and iO alum...
  • How much should Chicagoans sacrifice for tourism?

    How much should Chicagoans sacrifice for tourism?
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to attract more tourists to Chicago creates a classic "frenemy" situation: The tourist city is both friend and enemy of the real city. It lures visitors and their dollars, yet in catering to tourist expectations, it threatens...
  • Big Ten eyeing Madison Square Garden for 2018 hoops tourney

    Big Ten eyeing Madison Square Garden for 2018 hoops tourney
    The Midwest will remain home to the vast majority of Big Ten championships, the conference announced Thursday. Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium secured the football title game through 2021, while Chicago’s United Center will host the men&...
  • Parking at Museum Campus is hard enough already

    I fully agree with the Tribune’s editorial against locating George Lucas’ proposed Cultural Arts Museum on what is now the Soldier Field parking lot — for an additional reason. I enjoy visiting the Field Museum of Natural History,...
  • What we loved about the Hawks' season--and what we didn't

    What we loved about the Hawks' season--and what we didn't
    Beyond the jaw-dropping skills of the team's stars and Coach Q's immaculate mustache, Blackhawks fans will have plenty to remember—and forget—from this season.   THAT WAS AWESOME The mullets For the second straight season, Patrick Kane...
  • Brandon Marshall launches mental health awareness ride

    Brandon Marshall launches mental health awareness ride
    Brandon Marshall has had his share of Soldier Field touchdown sprints in his two seasons with the Bears. On Saturday, the All-Pro wide receiver presided over a different run, joining more than 200 motorcyclists to launch the Brandon Marshall Mental...