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  • Teen mobs suspected in downtown assaults

    Teen mobs suspected in downtown assaults
    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...
  • History lover — and maker — talks about her passions

    History lover — and maker — talks about her passions
    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...
  • 3 teens held in downtown attack

    3 teens held in downtown attack
    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...
  • 'Lilka Kadison' is possessed by the supernatural

    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,...
  • WATCH: Inside Downtown Chicago's First Chick-Fil-A Restaurant

    WATCH: Inside Downtown Chicago's First Chick-Fil-A Restaurant
    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...
  • Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?

    Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?
    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...
  • Stars turn out for Chicago Film Critics Awards

    Stars turn out  for Chicago Film Critics Awards
    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...
  • Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment

    Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment
    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...
  • Friendly prices at Cafe des Architectes

    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...
  • Lookingglass Theatre announces its 2010-11 season

     
    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......
  • David Schwimmer opens up on 'Trust' at Lookingglass — and life out of the 'Friends' lane

     
    ‘Trust' 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...
  • 'Trust' at Lookingglass: David Schwimmer's story of a shattered family hits close to home

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Trust" ★★★½ 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...