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  • Bills' Alonso likely out for season with torn ACL

    Bills' Alonso likely out for season with torn ACL
    The Buffalo Bills, who open their 2014 regular season Sept. 7 against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. said Wednesday that talented young linebacker Kiko Alonso likely will miss the entire season due to a knee injury. Alonso, who underwent hip...
  • CTA adds service for Fourth of July weekend

    CTA adds service for Fourth of July weekend
    The CTA is adding extra service to events around the city this weekend in anticipation of more riders, some of whom will be navigating the system for the first time since the CTA completed its transition to Ventra on Tuesday. The CTA is adding service...
  • Pedicab paralysis

    Pedicab paralysis
    Taste of Chicago and Lollapalooza festgoers won’t be able to ride in pedicabs down Michigan Avenue this summer to escape the thousands of people pouring out of Grant Park. That’s because Michigan Avenue and State Street are off-limits to...
  • George Lucas Selects Chicago as Home for Narrative Art Museum

    George Lucas has selected Chicago to be the home of his museum of art and movie memorabilia, according to the Chicago Tribune. The highly anticipated decision comes after the windy city battled both San Francisco and Los Angeles for the honor. The museum...
  • 5 fun area bike rides for families

    5 fun area bike rides for families
    For a nifty nature experience in the heart of the city: Northerly Island loop. Begin/end at 1200 S. Linn White Drive In this sylvan slip just south of Museum Campus (the peninsula that formerly served as Meigs Field), the nature preserve on...
  • Americans love soccer; they just don't get it.

    Americans love soccer; they just don't get it.
    Still bummed about that 2-2 tie vs. Portugal, soccer fans? Think about this: Exactly 20 years before Sunday's game — June 22, 1994 — the U.S. beat Colombia 2-1 in the first round of the FIFA World Cup. The Tribune's headline called it "U.S....
  • Welcome a Lucas museum — but not on the lakefront

     Welcome a Lucas museum — but not on the lakefront
    For the nearly two centuries since the founding of Chicago, the invaluable shore fronting Lake Michigan has achieved remarkable heights (despite its modest elevation, not 600 feet above sea level). The lakefront creates vast, open vistas for Chicagoans...
  • Emanuel confident Lucas museum will withstand legal challenge

    Emanuel confident Lucas museum will withstand legal challenge
    The board of George Lucas' proposed museum on Wednesday unanimously agreed to take up Chicago's offer of a lakefront site to house the “Star Wars” creator's trove of art and movie memorabilia. The location south of Soldier Field has...
  • Blackhawks look for more NHL involvement

    Blackhawks look for more NHL involvement
    Not much time passes from one conversation between NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Blackhawks President John McDonough to the next. "John McDonough is in my ear all the time for anything," Bettman told the Tribune. "He's very passionate about doing as...
  • Fire draw in return from World Cup break

     Fire draw in return from World Cup break
    The Fire have a message for the estimated 28,000 fans who attended Tuesday's World Cup viewing party at Soldier Field: We've also got a soccer show for you. The Fire hope to convert interest in the World Cup and the U.S. team's run to the round of 16...
  • Watch: President Obama calls U.S. Soccer's Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard

    Watch: President Obama calls U.S. Soccer's Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard
    From barrooms to living rooms, Grant Park to Soldier Field, raucous crowds cheering on the U.S. men's national soccer team presented clear symptoms of America's new found case of soccer fever.  Seems the case has spread to the halls of the West Wing as...
  • Lucas museum is a great opportunity for city's art students

    Regarding the George Lucas museum and speaking as an artist, art teacher and lifelong resident of Chicago, I think it's high time Chicago gets a venue that houses one of this country's great culture treasures. Up until now, if one wanted to see the...