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The CTA Dan Ryan Line was state-of-the-art when it opened in 1969 on Chicago's South Side. Today, almost 44 years later, service has become feeble. About 40 percent of the Red Line south branch is mired in slow zones because of severe track...
Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens. She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity. "You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
Chicago Tribune reporterChicago is no stranger to bombs. We live in a relatively bomb-free era, the first such respite Chicagoans have enjoyed since at least the middle of the 19th century. The city that gave the world the mother of all explosive devices and ushered in the...
For decades Chicago journalists' post-work watering hole of choice has been the Billy Goat Tavern, with its three beers on tap ($3.50 Schlitz and Billy Goat Dark and Lager) and $3.15 cheeseburgers just a dark stairway's descent from the Magnificent Mile's...
It's not about looks. New York architect Rafael Vinoly is the first one to say so. The truth of his conviction is evident on seeing the colossal new hospital he designed at the University of Chicago that opens Feb. 23 called the Center for Care and...
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
The city of Chicago last week bought the 2.7-mile-long elevated Canadian Pacific Railway spur known as the Bloomingdale Trail. The sales price was $1, not including administrative fees. By the time the spur's makeover into a bike and running path is...
Smiling, scrubbed Northwestern University medical students are among the first tenants, but the halls are quiet at The Seneca on Chestnut, Chicago's newest boutique apartment building. This studious group and the other young professionals living here are...
Tribune reporterA parolee has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with last month’s fatal shooting of an alleged prostitute at a Gold Coast hotel, according to a spokeswoman for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. Lamarcus...
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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...
Not long after developer Anthony Rossi got City Hall approval for a much-needed zoning change in downtown Chicago, he received a surprising phone call from the speaker of the Illinois House. Michael J. Madigan wasn't calling to talk about state issues....
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