| Jan 27, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Friends of the Parks President Erma Tranter is stepping down after leading the advocacy group for more than three decades.
Tranter, 70, said she will begin working with a startup nonprofit that will take medical resources to Guatemala. Leaving the parks...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Could Chicago ever host the Super Bowl?
While all eyes will be on New York/New Jersey this Sunday for the first open-air, cold weather Super Bowl, Chicagoans have been debating for years whether the Big Game could come to the Windy City.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:43 AM
It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city.
>> Bark in the Park 5K
- The plug: "The Anti-Cruelty Society’s largest single fundraiser"
- Course: Montrose...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The two candidates at the top of the Illinois Republican ticket this fall spoke at an event Tuesday designed to pressure the state’s GOP congressional delegation to pass sweeping immigration changes, but both refused to give their outright support...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s idea of expanding Soldier Field was met with questions Wednesday about how the city would pay for added seats and whether it’s a prudent move given the city’s shaky finances.
The administration’s stadium...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:26 PM
— Only because the Rose Theater at the Lincoln Center is five stories up and the artificial snow that fell behind NFL commissioner Roger Goodell might have muffled sound like the real thing was nobody able to hear the kicking and spinning of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The Chicago Bears are increasing the price of season tickets for 2014 by an average of 4.1 percent, the team announced Wednesday.
The team has increased season-ticket prices in some form every year except one since 2003. Their average ticket price of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:35 PM
In Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's clear-eyed, 2012 documentary "Detropia," which anticipated many of the things that would happen in (and to) the bankrupt Motor City in the year that followed, a union leader laments the disappearance of good, middle-class...
| Feb 12, 2014
Making his third bid for U.S. Senate, Jim Oberweis has the support of more than half of Republican voters as he runs against a much lesser-known primary opponent for the right to take on Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin this fall, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Give this to NBC: The network knows how to play to a Chicago crowd.
The network announced Monday that Blackhawks defensemen Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook will make guest appearances in Tuesday's episode of "Chicago Fire."
The episode is titled...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Soldier Field in March may be just as brutal as a December football game.
The Hawks on Friday will test the outdoor ice rink on the field before the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series matchup with Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Playing in Chicago has turned some...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Plain White T’s has been added to Saturday’s Stadium Series festivities at Soldier Field.
The Chicago-area band known for its hits “Hey There Delilah” and “1, 2, 3, 4” will perform before the outdoor game between...