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  • Opening a different can of worms

    Opening a different can of worms
    Q: Does a teeny bit of rust inside the can at the seam mean big problems? Just tell me—am I going to be responsible for major illness? There was no time to get another can of coconut milk for the cake. —Faye Hess, New York, N.Y. A: No news...
  • Bad taste, and on such a large scale

    It should be good news that a giant statue of a woman rose over one of Chicago's most conspicuous public spaces this week. Chicago, a city that has almost as many statues as it has potholes, is notoriously short on statues of women. Mile after...
  • Congress Pkwy bridge to be partially reopened Saturday

    Congress Pkwy bridge to be partially reopened Saturday
    Both bridges on Congress Parkway over the Chicago River will be partially open to traffic on Saturday for the first time in two years as a $33 million rehabilitation project creeps toward completion in late May, the Illinois Department of Transportation...
  • Tourist robbed in Gold Coast, construction workers help nab suspect

    Tourist robbed in Gold Coast, construction workers help nab suspect
    A man who grabbed a $7,000 camera from a California tourist in the Gold Coast was chased down by the tourist and two construction workers and caught by security guards and police, authorities said. Allen McCrone, 26, of the first block of Boxwood Court...
  • Hungry for 'Grandma's bread'

    Hungry for 'Grandma's bread'
    Q: Sometime in the early '70s (1970-1974) the Tribune published "Grandma's bread" recipe. I made it several times and loved it. As I recall, the recipe contained whole wheat, rye, cornmeal and probably white flours. The bread baked to a warm golden brown....
  • April 25: Midday Fix - Vocal Trash

    April 25: Midday Fix - Vocal Trash
    Vocal Trash Partners in Change - Gleefully Green Wednesday, April 25 6-9 p.m. Spertus Museum 610 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago www.delta-institute.org Tips from the Delta institute and its ReBuilding Exchange of reclaimed construction materials and...
  • 1 killed, 6 wounded in separate Chicago shootings

    1 killed, 6 wounded in separate Chicago shootings
    Chicago police discover a man shot dead within a block of a Southwest Side high school and six others were wounded in separate shootings that occurred across the city in less than 12 hours. In the most recent shooting, a 49-year-old man sitting in a...
  • Chicago's First Lady and the Chicago Architecture Foundation present Puss 'n' Boats Architecture Cruise to Benefit City's Abused, Neglected and Stray Animals

    Chicago's First Lady and the Chicago Architecture Foundation present Puss 'n'  Boats Architecture Cruise to Benefit City's Abused, Neglected and  Stray Animals
    Chicago's First Lady and the Chicago Architecture Foundation are supporting Chicago's most neglected animals with the donation of a cruise line vessel and architecture docent to benefit Tree House Humane Society, Chicago's premier cageless, no-kill...
  • Jimmie Oliver and Kim Wilson: Many happy returns

    Jimmie Oliver and Kim Wilson: Many happy returns
    It's this simple: Barack Obama brought Jimmie Oliver and Kim Wilson together. No, they've never met the president. They've only seen him on TV. But without Obama the couple would not be planning to marry June 23 — at a destination resort wedding in...
  • Mob action charges filed in Michigan Avenue attack

    Mob action charges filed in Michigan Avenue attack
    A 15-year-old boy was arrested Saturday night on the Magnificent MileĀ and charged with felony mob action after a police officer saw him and several other people beating a person on the ground, police said. The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. in...
  • 2 kids hit by taxi on Mag Mile

    2 kids hit by taxi on Mag Mile
    A taxi driver received two tickets after he struck two young children as they crossed the street on the Magnificent Mile, Chicago police said today. The incident happened in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue at about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, forcing police...
  • New CTA Yellow Line station opens in Skokie

    New CTA Yellow Line station opens in Skokie
    The morning commute from the Skokie home of Olivia Coss to her job on Michigan Avenue in Chicago got a lot easier on Monday with the opening of Skokie’s $20 million Oakton Avenue CTA station. Coss was among the handful of commuters who jumped on...