| Dec 25, 2011
| 6:53 PM
Monday is the official Christmas holiday for many public agencies and businesses. The following public services will be affected:
Government offices: Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed.
Postal Service: There will be no regular...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Join us on Thursday, February 2, 2012, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on a journey studying the major cultures and philosophies of East and West emphasizing their rich and useful modern day applications. Highlights include the philosophies of India, Tibet, China,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije to the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors, part of the latest round of appointments as he works to fill out membership on various public bodies.
In a news release, Emanuel...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A man who was allegedly viewing pornographic cartoons in a North Side library told police he hadn't registered as a child sex offender because he doesn't have an address. He has one now: Cook County Jail.
Police were called to the Chicago Public 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....
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Join us on a journey studying the major cultures and philosophies of East and West emphasizing their rich and useful modern day applications. Highlights include the philosophies of India, Tibet, China, Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome, and Native America....
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Chicago Teachers Union this evening voted to strike on Monday, Sept. 10, the earliest day possible after filing a 10-day strike notice Wednesday and saying they would remain at the neogotiating table until an agreement was reached.
Sept. 10 is the...
| Aug 30, 2012
The Chicago Public Library has a new treasure tonight, thanks to it's "Once in a Blue Moon" amnesty program. Since August 20th, Chicagoans have been able to return overdue items free of charge. And today, a woman returned a book - 78 years overdue. ...