| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
We've been surprised a few times when automakers have driven camouflaged cars undergoing testing by our offices in downtown Chicago. Generally, car companies go to great lengths to keep these secret cars as far away from automotive journalists as...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED BELOW WITH A RESPONSE FROM THE ILLINOIS RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION Thursday at noon, low-wage food and retail workers will rally with supporters at St. James Cathedral in Chicago (map) to kick off a union organizing campaign and to demand......
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The protest march on North Michigan Avenue early Thursday afternoon by members of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago was probably futile. The membership of this independent, newly formed union — drawn from retail and restaurant employees in...
| Jul 15, 2013
This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway.
In June, 15 percent of flights by...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The Transformers filmmaking crew will return to Chicago next month, but the disruption may not be as significant or conspicuous as it was three summers ago, when Michigan Avenue was shut down and adorned with faux destruction.
A casting call for paid...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Things are slowly getting back to normal following a power outage that knocked out electricity to 600 customers including Chicago Police headquarters in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood this afternoon, officials said.
ComEd spokeswoman Liz...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:47 AM
It’s summertime, and the living is easy, even for the most hectic breed of professionals: chefs. We caught up with some of Chicago’s top foodies as they prepare to host Korean BBQs or serve gazpacho at home, and asked where they stock up on...
| Jul 19, 2013
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.'...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:34 PM
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...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Friday Night at the Movies selection this week is a doozy. No matter how many times you see "Singin' in the Rain," the iconic dance numbers by stars Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds are still a marvel to...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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...