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  • Police Arrest Suspected Brooklyn Rapist

    Police Arrest Suspected Brooklyn Rapist
    A tip from the public led police to a Brooklyn apartment, and, they hope, to the rapist who brutally attacked at least two women. Police arrested 26-year-old Dupree Nicholson Saturday and charged him with rape and robbery. During questioning,...
  • Penthouse buyers willing to pay more for views, refuge

    Penthouse buyers willing to pay more for views, refuge
    Next time you spot a PH button in an elevator, give a nod to Elisha Otis, whose successor companies took his lift designs from the mid-1800s to rarified heights in the 20th and 21st centuries. The gearless traction electric elevator doesn't sound...
  • May 11: Jean Lemke and Nina Taluc Have Upscale Dining Spots Where Kids Eat Free

    May 11: Jean Lemke and Nina Taluc Have Upscale Dining Spots Where Kids Eat Free
    Upscale Dining Where Kids Eat Free Dining out with kids doesn't have to mean foregoing a memorably tasty meal; nor does it have to mean paying for food that your kids may or may not eat. Jean Lemke and Nina Taluc, co-founders of kidwinks.com, have some...
  • PRETTY IN PINK CHICAGO: Benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure

    PRETTY IN PINK CHICAGO: Benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    April 3-- Pretty in Pink Chicago will be held this Saturday from 8pm-11pm. They will "Paint the Skyline Pink" at Chicago's most magnificent location, The Signature Room at the 95th located atop the John Hancock Center. Guests will enjoy: -Super-Premium...
  • 10 things you might not know about Election Day

    10 things you might not know about Election Day
    The popularity of early voting threatens to dim the charm of a single Election Day. Which might be a good thing, according to a recent study that reported an 18 percent greater chance of being involved in a fatal car crash that day. Without a doubt, it'...
  • Rooted in bedrock, reaching for the sky

    The tower will soar above the skyline, but right now there is only an open space by the Chicago River, a home to construction equipment and a matter of fascination to neighbors. Construction of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago will offer a...
  • Trump's spire plan up in air for a while

    Donald Trump, in Chicago to talk with financial backers of his proposed hotel and condominium tower, said Thursday it could be as long as two months before final plans are agreed on for the spire that will determine the look and height of the top the...
  • Experts' goal: To make buildings terror-proof

    A week before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, structural engineers met at a conference in Frankfurt, Germany, and wondered aloud about how to build taller skyscrapers. Today, they will join architects and other building...
  • What made New York's twin towers collapse?

    Many of his fellow structural engineers were stunned when the twin towers of the World Trade Center crashed to the ground on Sept. 11. But not W. Gene Corley, the suburban Chicago structural engineer who is heading the federal investigation into the...
  • High-speed high-rises stagger Streeterville

    Streeterville residents are not a naive bunch. They moved into their condos and apartments knowing they would share their turf with hordes of tourists bound for Michigan Avenue or Navy Pier or Millennium Park. And they knew that the patchwork of...
  • Chicago's new sparkle

    "The time has come to bring order out of chaos incident to rapid growth," wrote the architect Daniel H. Burnham. The year was 1909. The place, Chicago. The occasion, the unveiling of Burnham's sweeping, visionary plan to change the face of the city on the...