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Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue
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  • Tripping to Chicago?

    Tripping to Chicago?
    Q: I am planning my first trip to Chicago for sometime in mid-June. What are your recommendations and must-have food experiences for a newcomer to Chicago? —Lea Thompson, Austin, Texas Q: I'll be in Chicago in July doing a dinner. Have some...
  • Children's Read & Write program returns

    Children's 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...
  • Local demonstration supports Turkey protests

    Local demonstration supports Turkey protests
    A group of demonstrators marched in Chicago yesterday to show support for anti-government protests in Istanbul and other large cities in Turkey. The local protesters marched through Pioneer Court, just north of the Chicago River at Michigan Avenue,...
  • Waiting for a seating policy that makes sense

    Waiting for a seating policy that makes sense
    Q: This just feels wrong — what's your take? Should a restaurant with a completely empty community table outside (all of their outdoor seating) and half empty inside tell you there is a 25-30 minute wait (first time) and 10-15 minute wait (second...
  • Trib Nation's summer events: Photo, social media classes

    Trib Nation's summer events: Photo, social media classes
    June and July will bring a host of Trib Nation events of note to Chicago Tribune readers who are book lovers or nature lovers, whether they’re interested in the state of Chicago’s schools, or the state of social media for their personal and...
  • Protests at Obama events continue after arrests

    Protests at Obama events continue after arrests
    More than 100 demonstrators over various subjects waved signs and chanted outside the Chicago Hilton hotel where President Obama will attend a fundraiser tonight, hours after arrests were made there.   About half had gathered to express their...
  • Chicago summer classical music preview: Ravinia, 'Aida' and Carlos Kalmar

    Chicago summer classical music preview: Ravinia, 'Aida' and Carlos Kalmar
    This is one summer when local classical music lovers — and this means you — may want to skip the usual out-of-town cultural expeditions, avoid the hassles of air and car travel, and simply take advantage of the listening bounty that awaits...
  • Rick Kogan is feeling festive about Chicago

    That annual buffet of words called Printer's Row Lit Fest — I will always prefer its original name, Printers Row Book Fair — takes place Saturday and Sunday, with more than 250 authors spread across 200-some talks, performances, conversations,...
  • Woman saved after jumping into Chicago River--for a swim

    Woman saved after jumping into Chicago River--for a swim
    A woman who is believed to have jumped into the Chicago River downtown for a swim was quickly rescued by the crew of a tour boat--in the middle of their annual Coast Guard inspection, officials said. The woman was seen going into the Chicago River...
  • Chicago man fatally shot in Calumet City

    Chicago man fatally shot in Calumet City
    A man from the South Side was shot to death in Calumet City early Thursday morning, according to authorities. Charles Keller, 35, of the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood, was pronounced dead at 2:35 a.m. at...
  • A rich holiday weekend for jazz in Chicago

    A rich holiday weekend for jazz in Chicago
    Though Memorial Day obviously stands as a solemn occasion, the holiday weekend surely offer listeners a chance to catch up on concert-going. Among the highlights: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The nearly ubiquitous Chicago trumpeter leads his...
  • When policy kings ruled

    When policy kings ruled
    Long before the state of Illinois figured out how to make big money from gambling, mobsters devised "a 50 million dollar a year business in nickels and dimes," as the Tribune reported in 1950. Called "policy" — the game took bets for as little...