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  • Millennium Park: 10 years old and an economic boon

     Millennium Park: 10 years old and an economic boon
    Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from charges of wild overspending. They cling to the spectacle-filled public space like chewed pink bubble gum stuck to the sole of an elegant Manolo Blahnik shoe.
  • 'Travelling Vice Lord' gang member accused of mugging outside Art Institute

    'Travelling Vice Lord' gang member accused of mugging outside Art Institute
    A Chicago man was accused of mugging a suburban man visiting the city outside the Art Institute of Chicago Tuesday afternoon. Travione Byars, 22, of the 8400 block of South Seeley Avenue, a "self-admitted Traveling Vice Lord" gang member, according to...

    Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates

    Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates
    For more than a century, The Force -- as in the force of law -- has been with open space advocates as they battled to keep Chicago’s lakefront free of buildings. In 1909, Aaron Montgomery Ward won a historic court fight that kept the Field...

    Dustin O'Regan, editor at large, Sheridan Road magazine

    
Dustin O'Regan, editor at large, Sheridan Road magazine
    Dustin O'Regan has been appointed editor at large of Sheridan Road magazine, a JWC Media publication. O'Regan is a former attorney and book editor. She is president of the Auxiliary Board of The Art Institute of Chicago.

    Pride Parade a celebration of state's new marriage law

    Pride Parade a celebration of state's new marriage law
    David Wilk and Charlie Gurion have kissed many times since they met, and many more times since they became one of the first same-sex couples in Illinois to get a marriage license. But until Sunday, their kisses never had been cheered by thousands of...