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Rick Bayless is adding another leaf to his already formidable repertoire of celebrity chef, researcher, author, TV host and all-around culinary entrepreneur focused on the cuisine of Mexico. Next spring, Bayless will be the live-and-in-person star of a...
Tribune reportersBy the time Maxwell Gabriel allegedly crashed his taxi into a pedestrian, he had been stopped 22 times by police in the last 3 1/2 years. According to the citations, Gabriel had sped at twice the posted limit, blown through stop signs and caused three...
An 82-year-old woman was cited with six traffic violations today in connection with an incident Friday evening in which the car she was driving down the wrong side of the Magnificent Mile struck and injured two pedestrians. The woman was given one...
Staff reporterLast month she got a tattoo. This time vandals just splattered some paint. The 26-foot statue of Marilyn Monroe in Pioneer Court has become a popular sight for tourists, who often crowd around its legs for photos. This morning, people on their way to...
Tribune reporterCelebrated as visionary when it was built more than 100 years ago, the South Side neighborhood of Pullman is being heralded as a leader in planning for some of the same features that defined it as America’s model industrial community. The...
Tags: Human Interest, Fine Arts, Arts, Arts and Culture, Pullman
As Chicago burns in the Lookingglass Theatre's "The Great Fire," John Musial's inflammatory theatrical collage about the events of Sunday Oct. 8, 1871, a little clutch of rich Chicagoans stares out at the inferno. "I predict we will be rebuilding a city,...
Tribune reportersChicago cabdrivers with multiple traffic convictions are often still behind the wheel and transporting passengers because the city has failed to pull their chauffeur licenses, a Tribune investigation has found. A sampling of driving records for problem...
The Gold Coast offers a stretch of shopping opportunities for those who have a luxurious and expensive eye for fine fabrics and statement pieces. Start on the Magnificent Mile, which boasts a beautiful view of Chicago’s famous skyline, as well as...
Tribune reporterA man who was brought down after climbing to the top of a light pole near the Magnificent Mile Saturday morning was at it again Sunday, this time about a mile west near the river, officials said. The man, 38, climbed atop a traffic light about 25 feet...
A 15-year-old boy was arrested Saturday night on the Magnificent Mile 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...
Tribune reporterA 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...
Tags: Human Interest, Michigan, Michigan Avenue
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe neon-pink sign beaming above Lake Shore Drive says it all: The Drake. Few hotels are as audacious. And fewer are as storied (it has a spot on the National Register of Historic Places). Sitting atop the Magnificent Mile's north end, The Drake...
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