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SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNEYou can see the stars from the tower that tops Stuart and Margaret Walker's Lake Bluff home. "We call it the office," said Stuart Walker, "but really, it's a lot more than that." It's like the "tree house the 10-year-old in me always wanted," Stuart...
RedEyeWhatever you do, don't call them bouncers. They're the people who keep Chicago's nightlife safe, screening the patrons who line up to enter clubs around the city, breaking up fights inside and, if you have too much to drink, making sure you make it into...
If you're planning to attend a holiday arts and crafts show sometime in the next few weeks — say, for instance, the massive, annual Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market at the Pulaski Park Fieldhouse in Noble Square, which wraps up Sunday —...
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
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Tribune staff reportsThe predawn rousting of Gov. Rod Blagojevich from his Ravenswood Manor home Tuesday marked a stunning climax to a tale of alleged public corruption unmatched in Illinois' storied history of elected scoundrels and thrust the state into an unprecedented...
Special to the TribuneSteve and Jackie Smith were early adopters of geothermal energy in the 6,000-square-foot home they built in Prairie Grove in 2002. Their three geothermal units provide almost all the heating and cooling, as well as hot water, they need in their McHenry...
Cartographically speaking, Chicago is pretty neat. There exists a grid of streets occasionally bisected by diagonals to create six-cornered intersections -- the proverbial root of the Chicago "hard left" versus the "soft left." There are abandoned...
Special to the TribunePatrick McDermott and his wife, Katie, ride their bikes to the lakefront, over to Fellger Park and to softball games at nearby Hamlin Park. They often walk to Roscoe Street to shop the boutiques and grab a sandwich at Costello's. Living in Roscoe...
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
Rodrick Markus reached for the top shelf of a metal cabinet at the back of his office. "I know, I know, I know," he said to himself. His fingers worked across a row of jars and stopped at a tall glass cylinder. I had asked him about rare ingredients. Rare...
All inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific/North line trains were stopped for nearly two hours during the evening rush today after a train fatally struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station, Metra officials said. Officials warned that delays...
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