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  • Jazz on a summer's day: A great series returns

    Jazz on a summer's day: A great series returns
    For Chicago jazz lovers, the best part of summer starts Thursday. That's when the ninth annual Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz series launches at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. For six consecutive Thursday evenings, some of Chicago's most...
  • A PSA about AC on the CTA

    A PSA about AC on the CTA
    It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride. Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
  • Crime fighters try a new way to uproot thugs and punks — weed out the flower pickers

    Crime fighters try a new way to uproot thugs and punks — weed out the flower pickers
    With so much crime in the Chicago area, from murderous gangbangers to those thug mobs and everything in between, it's nice to know that law enforcement finally cracked down on Public Enemy No. 1: He's John Taris, 75, retired tailor and notorious...
  • Rye bread recipe lost...

    Rye bread recipe lost...
    Q: I looked my Scandinavian Rye Bread recipe  recently and was shocked to find it missing. I started making it in the early 80's and expect that it might have run in the Tribune as early as the late 70's. --Keira MacVicar, Vancouver, British...
  • Daley settles (not entirely) into life as a regular Chicagoan

    Daley settles (not entirely) into life as a regular Chicagoan
    He still gets up early. He could sleep in. He no longer has a big staff to deploy. No public crises nipping at his mind and time. He lives alone. He gets up at 6 anyway, and sets off to the gym before breakfast. He likes it there, feels safe in the...
  • Right time to replace belt?

     Right time to replace belt?
    Q: My wife and I own a 2003 Infiniti G35 coupe. The vehicle has 15,400 miles; driven regularly for short trips and well maintained at the Infiniti dealership. I am concerned about the timing belt that is necessary for the operation of the car. I recollect...
  • Teen 'just wanted to help' stranger being robbed on Mag Mile

    Teen 'just wanted to help' stranger being robbed on Mag Mile
    A 15-year-old Florida girl was punched when she tried to help a 51-year-old Michigan woman being robbed Friday night on the Mag Mile by eight juveniles, officials said. Two 15-year-old girls, a 14-year-old girl, a 13-year-old girl, three 15-year-old...
  • Welcome to Chicago -- now give me that iPhone

    Welcome to Chicago -- now give me that iPhone
    Two visitors to Chicago received a rude welcome to the city Friday when one was robbed by a group of city teens and the other was punched while trying to help, officials said. The two visitors – a 15-year-old Florida girl and a 51-year-old...
  • Review: Sultry skies or no, Swiss conductor excels in Grant Park debut

    Review: Sultry skies or no, Swiss conductor excels in Grant Park debut
    It's difficult enough for a first-time conductor at the Grant Park Music Festival to make a positive impression under the normal challenges that bedevil alfresco music-making at Millennium Park. But when you add merciless heat and withering humidity to...
  • Kids: Tell us about your summer reading

    Kids: Tell us about your summer reading
    Printers Row Journal invites children ages 5-16 to submit book reviews to the second annual Children’s Read & Write program. Last year, we received dozens of submissions, including this one from David Leonard of Carol Stream: "I read 'Frindle.'...
  • Chicago Tribune Kids Read & Write Program returns!

    Chicago Tribune Kids Read & Write Program returns!
    Know a young critic? Send them our way! To encourage reading and jump-start creativity, we're giving kids an opportunity to be heard through the Chicago Tribune Read and Write program. We're asking children ages 5-16 to submit book reviews about...
  • Latin Jazz Festival spreads its wings, with 2 days of music

    The 35th annual Chicago Jazz Festival won't kick off until the end of next month, but, until then, listeners can look forward to another, somewhat different kind of musical celebration. The 7th Chicago Latin Jazz Festival for the first time will span...