RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Michigan Avenue

Michigan Avenue
A collection of news and information related to Michigan Avenue published by this site and its partners.

Top Michigan Avenue Articles

Displaying items 313-324
  • British conductor Mark Elder, soloist bring early Christmas presents to CSO

    British conductor Mark Elder, soloist bring early Christmas presents to CSO
    The great gift Mark Elder brings to Chicago Symphony Orchestra audiences at holiday time is that of appealing symphonic repertory, delivered in such a way as to make the whole seem even finer than its components. Such a program greeted a curiously...
  • Chinatown-area riders to endure more CTA headaches

    Chinatown-area riders to endure more CTA headaches
    Riders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break. Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more. Over the next few years, the CTA overhauled the...
  • Police: Woman's report of Mag Mile robbery unfounded

    Police: Woman's report of Mag Mile robbery unfounded
    Chicago police have discredited a 68-year-old woman's claim that she was robbed of tens of thousands of dollars of jewelry during a brazen attack Wednesday afternoon along the Magnificent Mile. The woman originally told officers that a group of six to...
  • TV pitches: So I've got this idea for a show ...

    TV pitches: So I've got this idea for a show ...
    Two weeks from now, TV networks will announce their new slate of shows for next season. The majority of these series will be variations on a formula. Procedurals. High-concept sci-fi and fantasy dramas. Nighttime soaps. Comedies starring familiar faces....
  • Pritzker Military Library offers oral histories, speakers

    Pritzker Military Library offers oral histories, speakers
    The wide windows in the landmark Monroe Building offer a sweeping view of Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park. On a crystal-blue spring day, it's easy to temporarily forget the long, bloody history of warfare. But keeping the stories of "citizen soldiers"...
  • 10 things you might not know about hamburgers

    10 things you might not know about hamburgers
    May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
  • Suspicious object closes Mag Mile: 'It's just a prank'

    Suspicious object closes Mag Mile: 'It's just a prank'
    Police closed off North Michigan Avenue for more than an hour this morning while a Bomb and Arson officer in a blast suit dismantled a suspicious object attached to a flagpole along North Michigan Avenue. The object -- a 6-inch-long piece of steel rebar...
  • Chicago Jazz Festival 2013 lineup announced

    Chicago Jazz Festival 2013 lineup announced
    Drummer Jack DeJohnette, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, pianists Jason Moran and Robert Glasper and saxophonists Donald Harrison, Charles Lloyd, Jimmy Heath and Rudresh Mahanthappa will headline the 35th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, running Aug. 29...
  • Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra

    Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra
    The young musicians of the Civic Orchestra, as enamored as they were of the prospect of being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma, didn't see it coming. The world's most celebrated cellist, who's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's creative consultant, was chatting...
  • Is it jazz, classical, Western, Eastern? Simon Shaheen defies labels

    Is it jazz, classical, Western, Eastern? Simon Shaheen defies labels
    For more than three decades, the Palestinian oud virtuoso Simon Shaheen has relentlessly championed his soft-spoken instrument across America and beyond. He has penned solo works, pieces for oud with wind quintet and string quartet and compositions...
  • Chicago volunteer organizations spread literacy

    Chicago volunteer organizations spread literacy
    More than five years ago, in a colorful classroom at Michael Faraday Elementary School in a harsh area on Chicago's West Side, three women and their three dogs were helping a group of second--graders learn to read. They were volunteers for an organization...
  • Wrigleyville shooting was 7th over last day

    Wrigleyville shooting was 7th over last day
    Three people were shot overnight and another four wounded Saturday afternoon, according to police. The most recent shooting happened across the street from Wrigley Field about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. A man, age 25, was shot in the upper back outside the 7-...