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  • Car-crossed lovers? Chicago Auto Show opens on Valentine's Day

    Car-crossed lovers? Chicago Auto Show opens on Valentine's Day
    "Hey, Sweetie, for Valentine's Day, let's go to the auto show." Unless your significant other is seriously shopping for a set of wheels, or perhaps that new car smell drives him or her to the heights of ecstasy, that suggestion will likely be met with a...
  • Franciscan St. James Health an Auto Show beneficiary

    Franciscan St. James Health an Auto Show beneficiary
    One of Chicago's biggest charity events again lists Franciscan St. James among its beneficiaries, according to a press release from the health care provider. The Franciscan Alliance Foundation, St. James Health will again take part in the annual Chicago...
  • Long-awaited Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station opens

    Long-awaited Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line station opens
    A roughly 2 1/2-mile gap in CTA rail service that lasted 38 years on the Near South Side was eliminated Sunday, when Green Line trains started making stops at a station on Cermak Road near State Street. The new $50 million Cermak-McCormick Place station...
  • New Green Line station opens on Near South Side

    New Green Line station opens on Near South Side
    CTA Green Line trains are starting to make stops at a new $50 million station serving McCormick Place and the Motor Row district on the Near South Side, officials said Sunday. The Cermak-McCormick Place station, at Cermak Road and State Street, is...
  • DePaul delays debut of basketball arena

    DePaul delays debut of basketball arena
    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...
  • Sam Berk, Holocaust survivor and Chicago entrepreneur, dies

     Sam Berk, Holocaust survivor and Chicago entrepreneur, dies
    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...
  • Louise, once troubled dog, wins big in Chicago dog show

    Louise, once troubled dog, wins big in Chicago dog show
    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...
  • 2015 autos outlook: Crossovers, pickups expected to fuel another big year

    2015 autos outlook: Crossovers, pickups expected to fuel another big year
    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...
  • Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push

    Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land push
    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...
  • CTA crews to work on Red, Green lines, delays expected

    CTA crews to work on Red, Green lines, delays expected
    Chicago Transit Authority Red and Green line trains will be affected during the weekend by maintenance work and construction on the new Cermak-McCormick station. Southbound Red Line subway trains will be rerouted to the elevated tracks between Fullerton...
  • Avengers battle Ultron in Ryan Stegman’s new C2E2 poster

     
    Key members of the Avengers Now! team are battling it out with the villainous Ultron in artist Ryan Stegman's new […]...