| Apr 28, 2013
The Barrington Concours d'Elegance, an annual showcase of collectible cars and motorcycles, will move to downtown Chicago in 2014 and be renamed the Chicago Concours, its new management told the Tribune.
The new owners are David Cooper, founder of...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Ten years ago as Mayor Richard M. Daley worked through political channels to accelerate federal approval to build new runways at the airport his father had dearly called "O'Hara," the mayor also issued an infamous order to destroy Chicago's little...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Lollapalooza will put 60,000 single-day tickets on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. central for the festival Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park. The only question remaining is how fast they’ll sell out.
The festival’s entire lineup leaked weeks early last...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| Feb 6, 2012
On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields.
The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
ELMHURST, Ill., January 17, 2012 – Rich Grodsky, retiring Elmhurst Park District Executive Director, will be honored as the 2011 member of the exclusive Elmhurst …...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Some local electricians and distributors are feeling the trickle-down effect of governments and businesses taking advantage of grants that cover the costs to upgrade to …...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The YWCA Flying Fish and the Chicago South Swim Club partnered this spring to co-host "Stop the Drowning, Stop the Violence," the first officially sanctioned …...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Work is set to begin Monday to replace the 72-year-old Fullerton Avenue bridge over the Lincoln Park Lagoon, city officials said today.
The $11.6 million project involving the deteriorated bridge and an adjacent pedestrian underpass is aimed at...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:44 PM
A new agreement with the Chicago Park District announced Wednesday will extend Lollapalooza's stay in Grant Park through at least 2021, while requiring the promoters to pay millions in annual city and county amusement taxes and state liquor taxes for...
| Mar 15, 2012
A new agreement between Chicago Park District board and Lollapalooza's promoters, C3, will keep the music festival in Grant Park through at least 2021 with the requirement that C3 pays millions of dollars in annual city and county amusement taxes and...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance presented the Fleurotica fashion show March 23 at Venue One. With women's fashions created entirely out of flowers, leaves and other plant material, this was not your typical runway event.
More than 300 patrons cheered...