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A group of Chicago residents and preservationists are working to win federal approval to turn the entire Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side into a national park. If approved by Congress or proclaimed a national monument by the president,...
The Goodman Theatre announced its 2013-14 season Wednesday, a slate that includes a new play by Rebecca Gilman, a blues-infused Cheryl L. West drama about Pullman porters, Mary Zimmerman's "The White Snake" and the Chicago premiere of the sexy David...
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once. Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
No high school in America did more to shape the sound of jazz than a magnificent edifice at 49th Street and Wabash Avenue, on the South Side of Chicago. Singer-pianist Nat "King" Cole, master vocalist Johnny Hartman, piano whiz Dorothy Donegan and...
Change of SubjectJohn Peter Altgeld Reader Russell T writes: I grew up in Chicago and have been living in Aachen, Germany, for the past two and a half years. Yesterday, we had the day off for May Day, for which we have......
Readers' Representative JournalAnn M. Simmons wrote a moving article July 5 about Lee Wesley Gibson, who at 100 was believed to be the oldest living Pullman porter -- one of the uniformed railway men who served first-class passengers in a train’s luxurious......
Change of SubjectFamed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 11:35 a.m.; last updated at 2:21 p.m. Wal-Mart will open two more stores on the South Side next year, city officials and the giant retailer announced today. A store with a grocery and pharmacy will......
The Theater LoopNina Metz and Kerry Reid write the "ON THE FRINGE" column every Friday in the Tribune, reviewing shows from Chicago's off-Loop theater scene. This is their column looking ahead to the new year. Left, the upcoming Neo-Futurists production of "Laika......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 5:36 p.m. A key zoning vote on a controversial Far South Side Wal-Mart has been delayed again as labor unions continue to talk to the giant retailer. Ald. Daniel Solis, chairman of the City Council’s......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 1:20 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today applauded Wal-Mart's offer to pay workers at Chicago stores at least $8.75 an hour, saying the retailer is showing it is willing to go beyond what it pays elsewhere......
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 12:55 p.m.; last updated at 3:45 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today continued to press for an agreement to allow a South Side Wal-Mart, saying workers at the Pullman neighborhood store could expect......
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