| Oct 2, 2011
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...
| Feb 16, 2011
Less than a week remains before Chicago elects a new mayor (maybe), which means we'll probably only be treated to the candidates' colorful quips for a handful of days. Sigh.
Today, we look at five of our favorite words or phrases from the mayoral...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 2:15 AM
FREE EVENTS FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES
- See "The Tooth Fairy" free in Rosemont on Saturday.
- Polar Adventure Days is a free Chicago Park District event Saturday at Northerly Island, from noon to 4 p.m. Meet animals, do crafts and drink hot cocoa.
| Mar 7, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Underneath the Chicago Cultural Center, tucked in a corner of the subterranean pedway system, lies the new home of the Poetry Center of Chicago.
At the center's grand opening on Saturday, board president Arica Hilton seemed giddy about the new space....
| Mar 22, 2011
| 8:58 AM
The International Vintage Poster Fair
Chicago Cultural Center
77 East Randolph Street
Preview Party on Friday, March 25 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., benefiting the Evening Associates of the Art Institute
Open Saturday, March...
| May 5, 2011
| 5:33 AM
For two decades you've known Richard M. Daley as mayor and boss of Chicago. As a columnist, I've been his chief critic. But there are a few things you probably don't know about the mayor and me.
I used to like him very much. And he knows it. Once he...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:23 PM
More than 30 same-sex couples, in suits and flowing wedding gowns, gathered this morning in Millennium Park to be among the first in the state to enter into civil unions.
Gov. Pat Quinn, who signed the civil unions bill into law earlier this year,...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:04 PM
Vivian Maier, Photographer Exhibition
Through June 18
Russell Bowman Art Advisory
311 West Superior, Suite 115
Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment
Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
| Jan 28, 2011
SGi Chicago Peace Concert Series will bring you a Peace Concert featuring the Greg Spero Quintet January 28, 2011 at the SGi-USA Chicago Cultural Center, 1455 S. Wabash, Chicago from 7:00pm-8:00pm. The SGI Chicago Peace Concert Series is affiliated with...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 1:52 AM
Former President Bill Clinton will be in Chicago today to campaign for mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel, who once served Clinton as a senior adviser.
Clinton will appear at a rally for Emanuel at 11 a.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event is open to...
| Apr 18, 2012
There are a whole lot of changes going on with the city’s arts programming, so it’s easy not to notice when something turns up missing.
But while making my way through city and IRS documents, I realized that the late Maggie Daley’s...