| Jun 5, 2011
| 11:24 PM
One man was smoking a cigar Saturday night on a bench in the Streeterville neighborhood when his evening was interrupted by a group of young men who robbed and beat him. Another man was parking his motor scooter outside Northwestern University's...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:05 AM
Just as the term retirement community hardly does justice to The Clare at Water Tower, the term retirement doesn't seem to fit Betty Bergstrom.
At 80 she still runs her own management consulting firm, Bergstrom Associates, working with non-profits on...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 6:20 AM
Two teens have told police they were attacked by a group of at least five youths downtown Tuesday evening just west of North Michigan Avenue.
A witness described the incident as similar to last weekend’s downtown attacks when 20 youths were...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:18 PM
About halfway through "The Last Act of Lilka Kadison," the final show of the 2010-11 season at the Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre, I found myself reflecting on the deep perils of dramatizing the memories of older folk.
It's a tempting perennial,...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 11:08 AM
It's a moment 100 people were waiting for.
The much-hyped downtown Chicago Chick-Fil-A has finally opened its doors. The Water Tower / Loyola area is sure to see some extra foot traffic in the coming weeks, as Chicagoans craving that southern style...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:03 PM
One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:47 PM
There's a moment in "Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting," the terrific new show at the Lookingglass Theatre, when the caller of the 1947 meeting, Branch Rickey, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, throws a crumpled shirt into the arms of Jackie...
| Feb 23, 2012
Frankly, Cafe des Architectes, that civilized Gold Coast dining oasis in the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, has always been secretly affordable, particularly at lunch and weekend brunch. But during Chicago Restaurant Week, when a three-course lunch is $22...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 12:07 PM
A new production of the J.M. Barrie classic "Peter Pan" is the centerpiece of the three-show, 2010-11 season at the Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. Adapted and directed by Amanda Dehnert, the show has roots in a student production at Northwestern......
| Mar 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
âTrust' plays through April 25 at Lookingglass Theatre in Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave.; Tickets: $18-$62 at 312-337-0665 and www.lookingglasstheatre.org. Heidi Stillman and David Schwimmer are co-directing. Life has calmed down a little...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 4:35 PM
THEATER REVIEW: "Trust" â
Â½ Through April 25 at the Lookingglass Theatre in Water Tower Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave.; Running Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes; Tickets: $18-62 at 312-337-0665 and lookingglasstheatre.org There is little in the way of safe...