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  • Sears Tower "Ledge" To Open Thursday

    Sears Tower "Ledge" To Open Thursday
    (WGN-AM)- For those who can stand heights, the new "Ledge" that will allow visitors to the Sears Tower Skydeck to look straight down 1,353 feet opens Thursday at 9 a.m. The Ledge--actually enclosed glass boxes--extends about 4.3 feet from the building,...
  • Green River Ordinance: Loving The Windy City

    Green River Ordinance: Loving The Windy City
    I am in love with the Windy City! I have been there a few times now and every time I fall more in love with it. My first experience of Chicago was a surprise to me, not in the sense of awesomeness but one of freezing cold! I think the temperature during...
  • Sidewalks: The way they see it

    Sidewalks: The way they see it
    They are the city's faceless people, the sort you look away from as you pass them on the sidewalk. They are people (men, women and a few children) hit by hard times and battered by life's wicked curves. Many of them are without jobs or homes or, in some...
  • July 20: Focus on Family - Chicago Area Free/Low Cost Summer Fun for Families

    July 20: Focus on Family - Chicago Area Free/Low Cost Summer Fun for Families
    Free/Low Cost Summer Fun Thursday Free Concerts in Lincoln Park (St. Charles) For more information: www.st-charlesparks.org Summer means free concerts throughout the Chicago area. The Thursday concerts in Lincoln Park in St. Charles are just one example....
  • What statement did the 'American Gothic' knockoff make about public art?

    What statement did the 'American Gothic' knockoff  make about public art?
    It's not a shocker, really, that the figures lifted from one of American art's most famous images and made enormous and three-dimensional have proved so popular. There is something both surprising and pleasing about encountering God Bless America, J....
  • 'Cop Out'

    "Cop Out" is a buddy cop film in which one of the cops continually quotes dialogue espoused by fictional cops, in everything from "Heat" to "RoboCop," and not once is it funny. The film winks at the audience for 110 minutes. Tracy Morgan plays the...
  • Dietitians rank worst Cinco de Mayo foods

     
    From our Vital Signs Blog: “Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, dietitians with the Cancer Project have listed five foods you should avoid at Mexican restaurants, including some that pack more than a day’s worth of calories, fat, and sodium,R...
  • Bean there, sung that: Caroling at Cloud Gate

     
    Mary Schmich and I will be honored to join with faculty and students from the Old Town School of Folk Music for this week's Caroling at Cloud Gate, Friday at 6 p.m. in Millennium Park at the sculpture commonly know......
  • Tales based on fiction - and facts, too

    Usually a ghost story is just that - a story. It is intended to raise a few eyebrows and elicit some shivers. But organizers of Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City tour have been working to bring new life to stories of the afterlife, searching for...
  • Chicago finds `bean' meets taste test

    Some hung from the fence surrounding the big bean in an attempt to get a better view. Others lined up their loved ones at just the right angle, taking pictures with the hulking silver structure glimmering in the background. As the city prepares for...
  • At last: Opening Day for Millennium Park

    Above a blighted, sunken site once occupied by railroad tracks and a gravel parking lot, what is arguably Chicago's most expansive outdoor cultural project since the Columbian Exposition of 1893 is finally open. Millennium Park, which cost more than $475...