| Mar 2, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere,” will be the 20th book for the Chicago Public Library’s ongoing One Book, One Chicago program, Mayor Richard M. Daley announced this morning at the Harold Washington Library.
| Oct 10, 2011
| 1:16 PM
As you read Tuesday’s Tribune, imagine what you would talk about if you could meet the people in the stories you find most fascinating – the political leaders, the sports stars, the artists. Imagine the Tribune “coming to life,”...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Max Armstrong visits with lawn expert Jim Fizzell about how to stop the bugs who are leaving your lawn and will be trying to invade your home to stay warm.
6 - 9 a.m. Mr....
| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Nikki Giovanni will read her work as part of the Chicago Public Library's PoetryFest and the Poetry Foundation's Poetry Off the Shelf series at 2 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.;...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The CTA will be holding two open houses next month about express bus service on Jeffery Boulevard.
The CTA received an $11 million federal grant last year to launch bus rapid transit, which typically relies on bus-only lanes for expedited service,...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Far be it from The Frugalista to discourage you from patronizing Chicago's museums. If you have a favorite institution and you can afford it, by all means, become a member. But assuming you don't join everything, here's a list of museum free days and...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Authors, book lovers and a group of 203 spontaneous dancers helped celebrate the written word in all its forms Saturday and Sunday at this year's Chicago Tribune Printer's Row Lit Fest.
Approximately 250 authors participated in more than 100 free...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:52 PM
The CTA has faced a long, slow road in introducing bus rapid transit—express bus service that would get riders to their destination faster because of bus-only lanes and traffic signals that give buses priority over other traffic.
In 2008, the CTA...
| Jun 9, 2011
On one of my days off, I decided to take my "resident" cap off and do Chicago's most touristy things possible. I hopped on a trolley, waited in lines with the throngs at Garrett Popcorn and did that thing at the "Bean" where you stand back and pretend...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:18 AM
It can't have been easy. Art supplies were not exactly thick on the ground in those days — we're talking 32,000 years ago, give or take — and there were lots of other things to worry about, such as finding food, water and shelter. Not...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 9:51 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
5:50 a.m. Greg Jarrett will have your chance to win tickets to see Paul McCartney at Wrigley!
6:09 a.m. Los Angeles Times D.C. correspondent Lisa Mascaro gives Greg Jarrett an update on the debt ceiling negotiations. ...