| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:02 AM
When it comes to finding the perfect companion for her clients, matchmaker Barb Murray of Wilmette has learned that a request for only young, fair-haired and attractive candidates can bring more heartbreak than harmony.
"There's a lot of innuendo...
| Jan 23, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.
I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Chicago's two airports showed a small growth in flights last year, according to preliminary data released on Tuesday.
Air traffic at O'Hare International Airport increased 0.6 percent, while flights at Chicago Midway International Airport grew by 0.9...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Metra experienced scattered delays on some lines this morning but they were nothing like the problems that plagued the commuter agency during the last arctic outbreak two weeks ago.
As the peak of the rush hour ended around 9 a.m., Metra had reported at...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Gusting winds drove wind chills to minus-20 and whipped up a lake-effect squall that left more than half a foot of snow across Chicago and up to a foot in some parts of southern Cook County and northwest Indiana.
Temperatures are not expected to climb...
| Aug 2, 2013
STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Denis O'Hare's campaign to write and perform a solo play based on "The Iliad" has now lasted almost as long as the Trojan War itself.
He began writing "An Iliad" in 2005 with his director and co-author, Lisa Peterson. Now they're bringing their 100-...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The city unveiled plans Thursday for the largest modernization of the CTA Blue Line since the O’Hare branch was built 30 years ago, a four-year overhaul that officials say will shave 10 minutes off travel between downtown and the nation’s...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:47 PM
As 2013 winds to a close, we thought we'd take one more look back at the year's literary highlights. We asked Printers Row Journal contributors to write about a book they read this year that will linger in their minds well into 2014. Here's what they...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The Chicago Tribune invites writers to enter short stories in our annual Nelson Algren Short Story Contest.
Stories are judged blind and there is no entry fee. Writers can enter up to two stories. We award one winner ($5,000), three finalists ($1,500...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:04 AM
United Airlines has received the largest fine the federal government has charged an airline for leaving passengers stranded on delayed flights.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a $1.1 million fine against the Chicago-based carrier for...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Because of economic uncertainty, the number of Americans traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to drop slightly compared with last year.
The annual forecast by AAA predicts 43.4 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home...