| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:09 PM
More than 200 flights were canceled and more than 5,000 were delayed by a deadly storm that is on track to pounce on the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year.
The airports hardest hit by the cancellations and delays so far were Charlotte...
| 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 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 10, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Air travelers may always have to manage long lines, layovers and the stress caused by a flight delay.
Those at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, however, now have a place to escape. A new yoga studio inside Terminal 3 offers a quiet space to...
| 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 18, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Top Illinois Democrats on Thursday used the completion of two major transportation projects to contrast what they say is Chicago's progress against the partisan gridlock of Washington that left the federal government partially shut down for 16 days....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Conveying tourists downtown by horse will get a little more expensive for carriage operators under a plan put forward by Mayor Rahm Emanuel today that also would change the rules dictating the temperatures at which the horses can work.
The fee for a...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Thousands of union workers, community activists and a smattering of politicians rallied Tuesday evening on the Near West Side to "take back Chicago" and send a message to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and what they dubbed his "corporate, greedy, elitist friends."...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:54 PM
A Park Ridge resident has filed a complaint with the city of Park Ridge saying an alderman should stop representing the anti-airplane-noise group Fair Allocation in Runways and be barred from attending its meetings outside Park Ridge.
In a notarized...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Months after recommending Mayor Rahm Emanuel hire former comptroller Amer Ahmad, onetime Democratic Ohio Treasurer Kevin Boyce used close ties with his now-indicted ex-employee to lobby for city business here.
Boyce sought underwriting work for city...