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  • Let us be your guide to Chicago tour trivia

    Let us be your guide to Chicago tour trivia
    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...
  • February 9: Author - Wade Rouse Talks About His Book, It's All Relative

    February 9: Author - Wade Rouse Talks About His Book, It's All Relative
    Wade Rouse To purchase a copy of the book: It's All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir) Events: Tonight 6:00 p.m. The Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center 400 State Street Chicago...
  • February 8: Author - Natalie Moore and Lance Williams Talk About Their Book, The Almighty Black P Stone Nation

    February 8: Author - Natalie Moore and Lance Williams Talk About Their Book, The Almighty Black P Stone Nation
    Natalie Moore and Lance Williams Events: Tonight 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Society of Midland Authors Program The Cliff Dwellers Club 200 S. Michigan Avenue, 22nd floor Chicago February 10 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 57th Street Books 1301 E. 57th Street...
  • Emanuel tries to get handle on library closing flap

    Emanuel tries to get handle on library closing flap
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday sought to get a handle on the flap over imminent Monday closings of Chicago Public Library branches, saying the move is necessary because union leaders haven't agreed to an alternate idea to cut hours at the libraries. The...
  • Aldermen suggest library workers give up raises to avoid cuts

    Aldermen suggest library workers give up raises to avoid cuts
    A pair of Chicago aldermen on Tuesday called on city library workers to give up pay raises so branch libraries can stay open six days a week. The proposal came in a letter from Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, longtime chairman of the Finance Committee, and Ald....
  • Philosophies of East & West

    Philosophies of East & West
    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,...
  • Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley dies at 68; 'She was an inspiration for all of us'

    Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley dies at 68; 'She was an inspiration for all of us'
    Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children’s issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family’s privacy during 22 years as Chicago’s First Lady, died a little after 6 p.m. Thursday, more than nine years after she was...
  • Holiday closings for Monday

    Holiday closings for Monday
    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...
  • Chicago police give sex offender new address: Cook County Jail

    Chicago police give sex offender new address: Cook County Jail
    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,...
  • Death-defying magic of stories

    Death-defying magic of stories
    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...
  • Independence Day closings

    Monday, July 4, is Independence Day, a federal holiday. The following public services will be affected: Schools: Most schools will be closed. Check with your district’s administrative office. Government offices: Federal, state, county and city...