| Feb 6, 2015
| 4:25 PM
By Jack McCarthy
Special to the Tribune
DePaul basketball won’t tip off at a new McCormick Place arena in January 2017 as originally planned, but university officials are confident it will be open by the middle of that year.
The Blue Demons...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:59 AM
It was before sunrise during the Feb. 1 blizzard. Stu Unger, a Deerfield resident of 60 years who was raised in Highland Park, is used to Chicago snowstorms. But that 180-degree slide on the Edens Expressway that nearly landed his car in a ditch had him...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:05 PM
Sam Berk was taken from his native Czechoslovakia by the Nazis as a boy, separated from his parents and sent to concentration camps, his family said.
After the war, he lived for several years in Britain, learning English before coming to the U .S. and...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:44 PM
A boatload of transportation projects, including completion of the first phase of the Chicago Riverwalk extension, will be launched or resume in early 2015, regardless of whether an early spring is in the offing.
That's because in northeastern Illinois,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:06 AM
City voters overwhelmingly support Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to use public parkland for a proposed Barack Obama presidential library, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found.
But Emanuel's effort to bring movie mogul George Lucas' narrative art museum to a...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:30 AM
The recovery has been slow but steady — and isn't over.
In 2014 the industry sold 16.5 million vehicles, up from 15.6 million in 2013. The forecast for 2015 is even better, with sales expected to rise again to 16.9 million, though General Motors...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:03 AM
NATO Summit and 2016 Olympic bid organizer Lori Healey is expected to succeed Jim Reilly as the head of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, or McPier, which oversees Chicago's massive trade show and convention business, according to a source...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
George Lucas and Mellody Hobson
Filmmaker and Ariel Investments president
The attention really should be focused on federal judge John Darrah, who is presiding over the case that will decide the fate of the proposed lakefront location for the Lucas...
| Jan 15, 2015
Key members of the Avengers Now! team are battling it out with the villainous Ultron in artist Ryan Stegman's new […]...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:14 AM
From Red Line and Blue Line station renovations to an express bus system in the Loop, RedEye looks at Chicago transit projects the CTA and the city are expected to tackle next year.
- Ventra app: The CTA announced this year it will roll out a Ventra...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:25 AM
When the CTA renovated the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park last month, the agency restored the historic entrance canopy, platform railings and exterior walls to maintain the vintage feel of the 120-year-old station.
But as part of the $13.6...