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  • Taste of Chicago preview hits Daley Plaza Wednesday

    Taste of Chicago preview hits Daley Plaza Wednesday
    A Taste of Chicago preview -- a Taste of Taste, if you will -- will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington St.) Eight food purveyors, among them the Bridgeport Pasty food truck, will set up in the plaza and sell...
  • Bike the Drive takes over Lake Shore Drive Sunday morning

    Bike the Drive takes over Lake Shore Drive Sunday morning
    Lake Shore Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic Sunday morning from Hollywood Avenue to 57th Street for Bike the Drive. The approximately 14.5-mile stretch of road will be closed from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the annual cycling event organized by the...
  • Soccer hero a Chicagoan by blood, by tattoo

     Soccer hero a Chicagoan by blood, by tattoo
    Chicago must truly be the most American of cities, and it's not because politicians keep saying it. John Brooks, the newest American soccer star in the World Cup, has testified to this fact. Brooks didn't testify by scoring that incredible goal to win...
  • Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party

    Thousands expected at Soldier Field for World Cup viewing party
    Officials are expecting between 10,000 and 20,000 fans for a free viewing party today at Soldier Field of the World Cup elimination match between U.S. and Belgium. “It’s late in the day, at 3:00 p.m., and people are already taking the day...
  • Viewing party for U.S. Portugal match at Grant Park Sunday

    Viewing party for U.S. Portugal match at Grant Park Sunday
    It worked once -- why mess with success? The U.S. men's soccer team won its first match of the 2014 World Cup Monday while thousands of fans roared their approval while watching live video in Grant Park. Sunday, superstitious fans can try to replicate...
  • IDOT: Ohio, Ontario ramps reopened

    IDOT:  Ohio, Ontario ramps reopened
    Crews were in a clean-up mode Sunday afternoon around the downtown portion of the Kennedy Expressway, after demolishing two of the three sections of the old Ontario Street bridge far ahead of schedule, according to the Illinois Department of...
  • Tribune summer music guide

    Tribune summer music guide
    Is there a word that promises fun more than "festival?" We know. "Chocolate" is right up there, but stop being a distraction. Summer music festivals are a Chicago sonic mainstay, in a city that seems to have gone fest crazy of late. It used to be that...
  • Nippy temps, but a warming opener for 80th Grant Park season

     Nippy temps, but a warming opener for 80th Grant Park season
    Time is most definitely out of joint locally when both the Grant Park and Ravinia festivals are up and running even though the Chicago Symphony Orchestra still has three more weeks of concerts before closing the books on its winter season. Adding to the...
  • Lyon & Healy strings together 150 reasons to celebrate

    Lyon & Healy strings together 150 reasons to celebrate
    I am told that angels play harps in heaven, but I'll be damned if I can remember the last time I saw a living person playing a harp. OK, OK, I do remember, or at least have been reminded by the dusty files of this newspaper. It was in 1986. The harp,...
  • Lucas museum: New hope for the lakefront or Darth Invader?

    Lucas museum: New hope for the lakefront or Darth Invader?
    Celebrity-starved Chicago is having so much fun with the museum that "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to build here that there is a danger of losing sight of some very basic issues: Will the museum enhance the city's lakefront or clutter it? Will...
  • Catch U.S. World Cup soccer on big screen -- at Grant Park

    Catch U.S. World Cup soccer on big screen -- at Grant Park
    Brazil shouldn't have all the fun as host of this year's World Cup — Chicago is holding its own free party. Soccer fans will gather in Grant Park today to watch the U.S.-Ghana World Cup game at 5 p.m. It's the first of three live viewing parties...
  • John Kass: World Cup hero a Chicagoan by blood, by tattoo

    Chicago must truly be the most American of cities, and it's not because politicians keep saying it. John Brooks, the newest American soccer star in the World Cup, has testified to this fact. Brooks didn't testify by scoring that incredible goal to win...