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  • 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...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Jaromir Jagr hits another milestone

     NHL pluses and minuses: Jaromir Jagr hits another milestone
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + Jaromir Jagr on Saturday became the seventh NHL player to score 700 goals. The New Jersey Devils' enduring right wing joins Wayne Gretzky (894), Gordie Howe...
  • Durbin, Oberweis kick off potentially lopsided Senate race

     Durbin, Oberweis kick off potentially lopsided Senate race
    Despite Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin's effort to cast himself as a "mere mortal" facing a "multimillionaire" challenger in Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis, the lopsided nature of the race for U.S. Senate was evident Wednesday. Durbin, who faced no...
  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location

     Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location
    Everyday Chicagoans came armed with plenty of ideas Wednesday night about where to locate a home for George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia. But members of the Galactic Empire seemed to be otherwise engaged, as no one arrived in a "Star...
  • Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum

    Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum
    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the parking lots to the south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the 'Star Wars' creator choose Chicago over San Francisco...
  • San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum

    San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum
    San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • Beyonce, Jay Z announce summer stadium tour

    It’s official: Beyoncé and Jay Z are hitting the road together this summer. Mr. and Mrs. Carter have announced their first joint tour. The On the Run tour, named after their Grammy-nominated collaboration on Jay Z’s most recent album &...
  • Beyonce, Jay Z Confirm 'On the Run' Summer Tour

    Following weeks of speculation, musical power couple Beyonce and Jay Z have confirmed that they will hit the road this summer for their "On the Run" tour. The two will embark on a 16-city tour of the U.S. and Canada beginning June 25th at Miami's Sun...
  • Ryan Getzlaf, Dustin Brown finalists for NHL Messier leadership award

    Ryan Getzlaf, Dustin Brown finalists for NHL Messier leadership award
    Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf and Kings captain Dustin Brown were named finalists Tuesday for the NHL’s Mark Messier leadership award. The award, in existence since 2007, recognizes “the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his...
  • Remembering fallen officers: A Sunday lakefront ceremony

    Remembering fallen officers: A Sunday lakefront ceremony
    Children played on a patch of grass in the shadow of Soldier Field until the sound of bagpipes to the north drew their attention, and that of their parents. As the pipes approached, escorted by police officers on motorcycles and followed by thousands of...