| Dec 25, 2012
The site where Michael Reese Hospital once stood isn't much to look at, just a 37-acre swath of overgrown land in Bronzeville, behind a shoddy chain-link fence.
Developers are itching to build a casino or perhaps a sports entertainment complex on the...
| Mar 15, 2013
Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:21 AM
"American Idol" finalists Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams will perform at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on North Michigan Avenue November 19.
The season 10 alums will hit the BMO Harris Bank Stage (401 N. Michigan) in the afternoon and perform...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:09 PM
Haley Reinhart would like to apologize to the fans who waited for her outside of the Allstate Arena in August.
The Wheeling native — who hasn’t been home much since finishing third on Fox’s “American Idol” in May —...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Mickey, Minnie and Disney turned the Magnificent Mile into the Happiest Place on Earth Saturday night during the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival kickoff weekend.
Activities on Pioneer Court at 401 N. Michigan Ave. began at 11 a.m. The mild but windy...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:26 AM
The day after Lockport native CM Punk won the WWE Championship at the Allstate Arena in mid-July, there were photos on TMZ of Punk celebrating with the title on the streets of Chicago. Not long after that, Punk was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live&...