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  • Comic book convention brings Bears players out of hibernation

    Comic book convention brings Bears players out of hibernation
    You normally wouldn't expect to see too many jocks at a comic book convention. But with the Bears' Lance Briggs and Israel Idonije each launching comic books in recent years, it was only a matter of time before their teammates became at least a little bit...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • What You Can't Miss at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

     
    First, let's start off with what won't be missed ??? those not coming to town for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show get to skip Chicago's latest bout of wet-blanket weather, a seemingly endless merry-go-round of heavy snow and subzero temps.......
  • 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......
  • Future of connected cars is now

    Future of connected cars is now
    The connected car promises a new level of integration for passengers. Models on display at the Chicago Auto Show are rolling, Netflix-ready hot spots giving mobile apps a whole new meaning. The benefit for drivers is fewer distractions, not more. Bigger...
  • Family fun at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

    Family fun at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show
    As the 2014 Chicago Auto Show heads into its last lap for Presidents Day weekend, we returned with family in mind. Presidents Day is Family Day at the 106th annual show. With bankers, insurers and automakers bringing video games into their displays, it&...
  • Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK

    Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK
    In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply. This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...