| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Chicago’s Little League team fell short of winning a world title Sunday, but many of the more than 1,000 fans at two city public watch parties still walked away smiling.
“They might not have won the World Series but they’re still...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The CTA is taking more steps to speed travel on the Brown Line, where one-fifth of the route was considered a slow zone last month.
The agency expects to award a $42 million contract Wednesday for track work to rid the Brown Line of slow zones between...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The River North and Streeterville neighborhoods arguably have some of the best CTA services in all of Chicago. But there are holes in the tapestry, including the need for faster transit options from Union Station and the Ogilvie Transportation Center in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The array of activities is familiar to Chicago Recording Co. general manager Chris Shepard as he walks from floor to floor, studio to studio one late morning: a young rock band loading into the large Studio 4; an assistant engineer assembling a cable-...
| Aug 7, 2014
The retired chairman and CEO of St. Petersburg, Fla.-based marketing services and information provider Catalina Marketing on July 6 paid $3.36 million to buy a three-bedroom, 79th-floor condominium unit in the Trump International Hotel & Tower from...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The retired CEO of St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Catalina Marketing paid $3.36 million to buy a three-bedroom, 79th-floor condominium in Trump International Hotel & Tower in downtown Chicago from personal-injury attorney Patrick Salvi.
L. Dick Buell, 63,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:21 AM
In the summer, there's one natural attraction that makes certain Chicago-area properties a coveted part of the real estate scene: water.
A home overlooking a lake, river or pond has special appeal this time of year, offering dreamy views of water...
| Jul 20, 2014
Jane O'Connor Kerr was a leader in the fine arts and cultural communities in Chicago as well as statewide for decades.
Mrs. Kerr, whose first husband was legendary Chicago broadcast newsman Len O'Connor, was appointed by Gov. Richard Ogilvie to serve on...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 9:53 PM
Police have charged a second man in a pair of carjackings and an additional armed robbery in the Streeterville neighborhood in May.
Joe Jackson, 24, is suspected in three incidents that happened blocks apart on consecutive days in May, according to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Loews Hotels and Resorts has entered into an agreement to buy the Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel, the hotel chain announced Monday. The deal is expected to close in July.
The hotel's name will become Loews Chicago O’Hare.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:34 PM
A steady stream of people teeming with ideas and supplied with colored pens and maps on Tuesday offered a mosaic of options for an upcoming North Lake Shore Drive reconstruction project aimed at carrying the roadway and surrounding open spaces into the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Penn Station East Coast Subs is ready to expand into Chicago, hoping its grilled and cold subs stand out in a market already stuffed with sandwich-centric chains.
Despite its East Coast name, Penn Station got its start in Cincinnati. Founder Jeff...