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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,...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Making it shine

    Only a person who has polished a 66-foot-long, 33-foot-high, 125-ton, hollow, stainless steel kidney-bean-shaped sculpture until it was so shiny you could use it as a shaving mirror could tell you what a cumbersome chore that sort of thing can be, and how...
  • Bean is coming out of its shell

    The Bean has been seen. Almost completely, that is. A tent has shrouded the 110-ton Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park the last eight months, but no longer will the Bean, as it is affectionately known, be shelled. The tent started vanishing...
  • 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...
  • `The Bean' gets name, September finish date

    British sculptor Anish Kapoor, in town briefly for the fitting of the final stainless-steel plates on his massive piece under construction in Millennium Park, has named the work "Cloud Gate" and said it will "almost certainly not be fully finished"...
  • The Millennium Park effect

    NEW CATCH PHRASE was in the air after Frank Gehry's shimmering Guggenheim Museum made its spectacular debut eight years ago in the tattered shipbuilding city of Bilbao, Spain: "the Bilbao effect." The term, which sounded like weather forecasting jargon,...
  • 'Cloud Gate' unveiled, still in progress

    British sculptor Anish Kapoor's "Cloud Gate," one of the most important additions to the city's outdoor gallery of monumental sculpture in decades, will not be completed until mid-September. However, the hangar of white curtains that has surrounded the...
  • A walk in the park: Sights at every turn

    You have to be on foot to understand how special Millennium Park is. From every angle of approach, there is something delightful. From the south, you have the fountain. From the north, the Harris Theater beckons, with the metallic explosion of the Frank...
  • 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...