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  • 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...
  • Donald Trump's Chicago marker

    Donald Trump's Chicago marker
    Let's be honest. Our latest civic tizzy isn't rooted in the fact that big, back-lit letters have been affixed to the riverfront side of Trump International Hotel & Tower. It's rooted in what those letters spell. If the 20-foot-6-inch-high letters...
  • 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,...
  • A Trump Tower with any other name would look sweeter

     
    Let’s be honest. Our latest civic tizzy isn’t rooted in the fact that big, back-lit letters have been affixed to the river-facing side of Trump Tower. It’s rooted in what those letters spell. If the 20-foot letters spelled out “...
  • 2 top soccer squads coming to Chicago this summer

    2 top soccer squads coming to Chicago this summer
    Summer is the most popular season in Chicago, starting with the pleasant weather. Unfortunately, the teams playing in Chicago—mostly the Cubs and White Sox—are notoriously far from top-notch. English Premier League football, on the other...
  • '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?...