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  • Five awesome highlights of C2E2

    Five awesome highlights of C2E2
    There's something for all ages this weekend at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Costumes! Conventions catering to sci-fi, fantasy and superhero fans are always rife with cosplay—that is, “costume play,” or dressing up in...
  • Bears' Israel Idonije bringing superhero tale to C2E2

    Bears' Israel Idonije bringing superhero tale to C2E2
    By day, Israel Idonije is a fairly mild-mannered defensive end for the Chicago Bears. By night -- or at least in the off season -- he’s a comic book auteur.   Idonije this afternoon will be manning a booth at McCormick Place for C2E2, the comic...
  • 'Small-town' area shows off its world-wide appeal

    'Small-town' area shows off its world-wide appeal
    Sitting inside the Pickwick Society Tea Room on Saturday, Ana Paula Vila reflected on her four-hour tour of Joliet, Mokena and Frankfort. "I'm loving it; I had no idea," said Vila, who is attached to the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal. "It's a...
  • How safe is Chicago's lakefront trail?

    How safe is Chicago's lakefront trail?
    Right about now, Chicagoans are stir-crazy: anxious to get outside without a puffy coat and enjoy the few warm months the city offers between winters. Once that first warm day hits, Chicagoans flock to the lakefront trail. It’s where they train...
  • O'Hare shows off updated international terminal

    O'Hare shows off updated international terminal
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals. Airport officials conceded...
  • International travel show: Chicago aims to raise its profile

     International travel show: Chicago aims to raise its profile
    The Shannon Rovers played the bagpipes, green-jacketed volunteers and labor reps cheered wildly and the Chicago Bucket Boys street performers tapped out frenetic rhythms as international travel buyers and journalists wound their way into McCormick Place...
  • 'Utopia' casting at c2e2

    'Utopia' casting at c2e2
    Any Chicagoans fed up with the way they're living these days, or how society works in general, have a chance to create a brave new world—if they make it through auditions for Fox's "Utopia" reality series. Casting producers for "Utopia" will be...
  • Brian Azzarello Interview: Talking about the evolution of Batman and his greatest enemies

    Brian Azzarello Interview: Talking about the evolution of Batman and his greatest enemies
    The stars of comic books, television and movies will be in town this weekend during the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2), to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Among the comic celebs will be award-winning writer Brian Azzarello, known...
  • Rideshare and taxi services butt heads as city mulls its options

    Rideshare and taxi services butt heads as city mulls its options
    You’re running late and need a ride to make it to dinner with friends. Do you hail a cab on the corner or use an app to request a pickup from a growing number of rideshare services such as uberX, Lyft or Sidecar? That choice is creating friction...
  • Test drive the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, inside and out

    Test drive the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, inside and out
    Visitors to the 2014 Chicago Auto Show will do the same as those who attended the very first show in 1901 — stand and look at the hardware on the floor or slip inside the machines for a test ride on a track within the exhibit hall. Of course there...
  • Where To Find the Concept Cars at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

     
    Some of the most exciting, intriguing and unique vehicles you'll see at auto shows are, without a doubt, concept cars. However, automakers aren't churning out the wild concepts of old much these days, and you'll have to look hard to......