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  • Editorial: Put Lucas' museum anywhere but Chicago's lakefront

    Editorial: Put Lucas' museum anywhere but Chicago's lakefront
    "(I)n no instance will further private development be permitted east of Lake Shore Drive." — Lakefront Plan of Chicago Chicago, already a huge draw for tourists, is the logical place for George Lucas to display his collection of art and movie...
  • 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...
  • Chicago wins George Lucas museum

    Chicago wins George Lucas museum
    “Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum. The museum's board Wednesday is expected...
  • Chicago's lakefront belongs to all citizens

    The floating island, the so-called "Breakwater Chicago" project, is a terrible idea. The lakefront belongs to all of us Chicagoans. It does not belong to one money-making enterprise. Instead of even debating this breakwater thing, the city leaders...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • U.S. success sparks World Cup fever in Chicago

    U.S. success sparks World Cup fever in Chicago
    Chicago soccer legend Willy Roy noticed the strangest thing during a trip last week to Wood Dale American Legion Post 1205: People wanted to talk soccer. Even for a man who built his life around the beautiful game, this almost never happens. "Older...
  • Patrick Mannelly's presence will be missed

    Patrick Mannelly's presence will be missed
    For years, Patrick Mannelly occupied a locker in the corner of Halas Hall where he often sat quietly observing the scene as reporters interviewed Bears teammates who made bigger headlines and earned larger salaries. Over 16 seasons, Mannelly has seen...
  • Blackhawks will play Capitals in 2015 Winter Classic

    Blackhawks will play Capitals in 2015 Winter Classic
    The Blackhawks are headed to the great outdoors — again. As first reported by TSN in Canada, the Hawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic on New Year’s Day in Washington. The site is yet to be announced, but it likely will...
  • Mannelly explains retirement decision, gets ready to tee it up

    Mannelly explains retirement decision, gets ready to tee it up
    Patrick Mannelly is finally finished. After 16 seasons and 245 games as a Chicago Bear, the 39-year-old long snapper formally announced his retirement Friday morning. The decision, Mannelly admitted, required deep thought and reflection. But ultimately,...
  • Rage around the clock

    Rage around the clock
    With a festival the size of Spring Awakening—a three-day EDM blowout at Soldier Field, returning Friday through Sunday—it’s understandable that people get overwhelmed. Between the beer lines, the bathroom situation and people randomly...
  • 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-...