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  • Zoning Board OKs Cubs' remote parking lot

    Zoning Board OKs Cubs' remote parking lot
    The Chicago Cubs on Friday won city permission to keep operating a remote parking lot in the increasingly upscale North Center neighborhood, despite opposition from the local aldermen and residents about its impact on their area. But the Zoning Board of...
  • Chicago bars anticipating huge turnout for Sunday's U.S. World Cup match

    Chicago bars anticipating huge turnout for Sunday's U.S. World Cup match
    The Fifty/50 expected a big crowd Monday for the U.S. men’s national team’s World Cup game against Ghana. It just didn’t expect that big crowd to show up so early. There were no tables available on the main floor or patio at the...
  • Twitter clues lead to easy money

    Twitter clues lead to easy money
    When Chicago residents Nathan Huynh and Tina Tran woke up Sunday morning, they did what they've been doing every morning for the past week: They checked Twitter for the latest hidden cash clues. Around 10 a.m., the two found what they said was their...
  • Cubs going to City Hall to fight for remote parking lot

     Cubs going to City Hall to fight for remote parking lot
    The Chicago Cubs' quest to offer free remote parking this season will face its toughest challenge later this month. The team will bring its plan before the Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals on June 20, as it has formally requested a special-use permit...
  • Chicago street festival donations are down, sources say

    Chicago street festival donations are down, sources say
    It's just a suggestion, and more Chicagoans are taking it that way when it comes to coughing up cash before entering a fest.  Suggested donations are a neighborhood fest staple, a product of event organizers attempting to cover costs while still...
  • Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer

    Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer
    Cans of Half Acre Beer Company’s popular brew Daisy Cutter will be in short supply for about a week after a recent fire destroyed the brand’s entire inventory of cans, the Chicago brewer said. A blaze over the Memorial Day weekend at the...
  • Executive Profile: Victor F. Ciardelli III

     Executive Profile: Victor F. Ciardelli III
    The billboard seen by thousands of motorists on the Stevenson Expressway speaks volumes about Victor F. Ciardelli III's ambition as founder, president and CEO of Guaranteed Rate Inc. It doesn't advertise mortgage rates, although company billboards...
  • American Theater Company snags major world premiere

    American Theater Company snags major world premiere
    The American Theater Company will stage the world premiere of "The Humans" by Stephen Karam this fall, well in advance of its planned New York premiere at the Roundabout Theatre, the Chicago-based theater said Wednesday. "The Humans" is a family drama...
  • Cold snaps makes instruments crackle and pop

     
    The second fret had become buzzy on my vintage mandolin. Not a crisis for a person of my skill level, but since the top on my son’s acoustic guitar had just developed a crack, I took both instruments to Jim......
  • Local runner tackles Chicago 5 months after finishing Boston Marathon

    North Center resident Pete Beuscher had planned to run the Boston Marathon for the first time in 2012, but when temperatures hit 90 degrees, race organizers offered runners a chance to try for better weather in 2013. The 45-year-old decided to do just...
  • Don't overload your backpacks

    Don't overload your backpacks
    Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks. Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
  • Panelists for discussion of marriage equality

    Panelists for discussion of marriage equality
    Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold will lead a discussion about marriage equality in the next Chicago Forward on Oct. 1. The event is at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St. For tickets, which cost $20: https://cfmarriage....