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  • Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates

    Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates
    For more than a century, The Force -- as in the force of law -- has been with open space advocates as they battled to keep Chicago’s lakefront free of buildings.
  • Pedestrian bridges leave dots unconnected

    Pedestrian bridges leave dots unconnected
    Maybe you've looked through your windshield at the 35th Street pedestrian bridge, a rickety eyesore that spans South Lake Shore Drive. Rust pockmarks its steel beams. Graffiti is slathered atop its concrete deck and stone pylons. The bridge doesn't just...

    Chicagoans star in new Bravo reality series

    Chicagoans star in new Bravo reality series
    Six successful Chicagoans are starring in the upcoming reality series "100 Days of Summer," which will debut Jan. 7 on Bravo. The series "chronicles a group of young, successful and driven Chicagoans as they navigate the ups and downs of their personal,...

    Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan

    Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan
    Joe Griffith thought he could get the better of Lake Michigan. In the late 1950s, the lifeguard tried four times to swim the 38 miles from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind. Through the years, he faced stomach cramps, indigestion, 15-foot waves, navigation...

    Stretches of Lake Shore Drive, I-55 to be closed during NATO summit

    Stretches of Lake Shore Drive, I-55 to be closed during NATO summit
    Lake Shore Drive and Interstate Highway 55 near McCormick Place will be closed during the NATO summit, federal and Chicago officials announced today. In addition to the highways, the security measures for the summit also will close significant portions...