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  • We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?

    We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?
    As we prepare to look ahead to 2015, let's look back at the local executives we predicted would make headlines in 2014.
  • C2E2 costume contest registration is now open

    C2E2 costume contest registration is now open
    Bummed you never had the guts to slap on your best Batman armor last spring and enter the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay at McCormick Place? Intimidated by the depth of detail and craftsmanship that went into some of those costumes (remember the...

    Art Institute's exhibit on cities offers striking insight on today's unrest

     Art Institute's exhibit on cities offers striking insight on today's unrest
    Buildings going up in flames. Militarized police forces. Demonstrators disrupting routines of city life. These images aren't from news coverage of fallout from controversial police actions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island. They form a record of...

    Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake

    Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake
    Parents will immediately recognize the design of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art that billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to dump on our lakefront. It should remind parents of their toddlers who drop the ice cream from their cones on...

    Emanuel's riverfront sign law contradicts embrace of Lucas museum

     Emanuel's riverfront sign law contradicts embrace of Lucas museum
    How can Rahm Emanuel protect the riverfront from Trump wannabes but allow Mr. "Star Wars" to nuke the lakefront? To put it another way, was it right for the mayor to bash Donald Trump for slathering a monster-sized sign on his Chicago River skyscraper,...