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  • 'World-class park' to honor Maggie Daley, 'a world-class lady'

    'World-class park' to honor Maggie Daley, 'a world-class lady'
    A nearly 20-acre park at the north end of Grant Park that is being redesigned and rebuilt will be named after Maggie Daley, Chicago's late first lady, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today.   The redesign was approved earlier this month after several...
  • Steppenwolf to honor Julianna Margulies

    Steppenwolf Theatre said Wednesday that the actress Julianna Margulies will be the guest of honor of its annual Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon. The star of "The Good Wife" (a CBS drama set, but not filmed, in Chicago) will be interviewed by...
  • The Chicago Chamber Musicians welcome guest artist Demarre McGill

     
    Chicago native and flutist Demarre McGill performs with The Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM) in two concerts this week. On December 5, he joins CCM Artistic …...
  • Honoring Maggie -- new school a better tribute than an old building

     
    It would not be fitting to rename the Chicago Cultural Center for Maggie Daley. Though that seems to be the sentimental choice around town, the late, widely admired wife of former Mayor Richard M. Daley is, at best, third on......
  • Artemis Singers “Near & Far” concert Jan. 21, 2012

     
    Evanston, Ill.’s Alicia Case is artistic director of Artemis Singers “Near & Far” concert. Skokie, Ill.’s Stephanie Larenas is Artemis Singers’ piano accompanist. Artemis Singers …...
  • Summer ‘Sculpture Walk’ coming to downtown Oak Park

     
    Downtown Oak Park will be welcoming 12 new pieces of art this summer in a ‘Sculpture Walk’ to be on display through the fall. The …...
  • 12 sculptures invade Oak Park for the summer

     
    Public art in Oak Park just became a summertime activity. Earlier this month, Oak Park kicked off its first-ever sculpture walk, comprised of 12 larger-than-life …...
  • Gunned-down mob reporter kept a dark secret

    The Tribune's Prohibition-era mob reporter Alfred "Jake" Lingle got a little too close to his subject. On June 9, 1930, he was murdered in cold blood at the southwest corner of Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue. (Today the location is the pedway...
  • Quinn defends decision to close visitor centers

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 4:33 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn today defended his decision to close the state's 15 visitor centers, saying the move was necessary amid the state's budget crunch. The tourist centers, which are mostly located along major......
  • Obama set to raise big money in Chicago

     
    From today's print edition: Obama could raise big money in Chicago President to visit Southeast Side Ford plant, appear at 3 events with donors that could net $2.5 million By Rick Pearson, Tribune Reporter President Barack Obama will return home......
  • Obama backs Giannoulias, tours Ford plant

     
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Ford's Torrence Avenue assembly plant on Chicago's South Side on Thursday. Ford will go into production later this year with a more fuel efficient Explorer SUV adding a second shift and 1,200 new jobs.......