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  • 3-day Lollapalooza passes sold out

    3-day Lollapalooza passes sold out
    3-day general admission passes for the 2014 Lollapalooza music festival are sold out. You can still purchase VIP or Platinum passes at lollapalooza.com. Lollapalooza returns to Grant Park Aug. 1-3. Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot reported last week that...
  • Movies that never got made

    Movies that never got made
    Make no small plans. Said Alejandro Jodorowsky. Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
  • Did Hawks' Cup hopes crumple to ice with Toews?

    Did Hawks' Cup hopes crumple to ice with Toews?
    If you wondered what the end of the Blackhawks' championship hopes might look like, then Jonathan Toews crumpling along the boards after a devastating hit by Brooks Orpik in Pittsburgh on Sunday night qualifies as one depressing example. Toews had his...
  • No stars? Check ... Still winning? Check

    No stars? Check ... Still winning? Check
    In a world where Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane are healthy, the Blackhawks are the best puck-possession team in the NHL. They are offensive monsters. They play keepaway up and down the ice. Opponents can get the puck back when they fish it out of...
  • About 'About Last Night...,' the Chicago version

    About 'About Last Night...,' the Chicago version
    The weekend of '80s remakes is upon us, with both 1981's "Endless Love" and 1987's "RoboCop" opening in theaters, plus one more that taps into a strange sentimental teenage memory for me: 1986's "About Last Night…" Though fundamentally a...
  • Grant Park Music Festival lineup revealed

    Grant Park Music Festival lineup revealed
    Although it feels as if Chicago will be trapped under a polar icecap at least until the Bears head off to summer training camp, the promise that this, too, shall pass is underscored by the season announcements of the area’s two major summer music...
  • Downers Grove, Westmont, Darien police blotter: Jan. 14

    Downers Grove, Westmont, Darien police blotter: Jan. 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove A license plate from a demo vehicle was stolen from the lot of Pugi Hyundai on Ogden Avenue sometime between Jan. 3 and Jan. 4. A white gold and diamond wedding ring was missing...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • Two men have been killed and seven people injured in shootings on the South and West sides since Friday afternoon, according to police. Read more. • Five people were hurt...
  • 5 hurt, 4 seriously, in downtown crash

    5 hurt, 4 seriously, in downtown crash
    Five people were hurt in an early-morning traffic crash near Grant Park in downtown Chicago, fire officials said. The crash, involving a Toyota Camry and a Hyundai Elantra, happened just after 2 a.m. near the intersection of South Columbus Drive and...
  • Too cold outside? Take the pedway.

    Too cold outside? Take the pedway.
    It's just too damn cold to be outside. That's why many Chicagoans use the pedway system downtown during the workweek. They'll walk through a maze of underground tunnels and overhead bridges to shield themselves from the subzero temps. The pedway...
  • Dr. John, Neville to top Blues Fest in June

    Dr. John, Neville to top Blues Fest in June
    Dr. John, Aaron Neville and Bettye LaVette will headline the 31st annual Chicago Blues Festival, running June 13-15 in Grant Park, according to the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. The festival will kick off June 13 at the...
  • My family's kind of town: Matthias Merges

    My family's kind of town: Matthias Merges
    Chef Matthias Merges is a busy man. He's the chef/proprietor at Asian street food-inspired Yusho (2853 N. Kedzie Ave., 773-904-8558) and craft cocktail bar Billy Sunday (3143 W. Logan Blvd., 773-661-2485). He also recently opened A10 (1462 E. 53rd St.,...