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  • City offers George Lucas Soldier Field parking lots for museum

    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommends the parking lots south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the "Star Wars" creator choose Chicago over San Francisco for his...
  • Compromise proposed for final McCormick district land

    Compromise proposed for final McCormick district land
    There’s movement with the final piece of the McCormick Place entertainment district puzzle. The final land that could complete the city’s dream of a revitalized Motor Row district has been locked up in litigation with a construction...
  • James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M

     James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M
    Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York. In an...
  • Planned memorial to Daniel Burnham revised

    Planned memorial to Daniel Burnham revised
    Five years after unveiling plans for a public memorial to the great Chicago architect and planner Daniel Burnham, the project's backers issued a revised concept Thursday that includes an interactive, 1.6-mile walking trail stretching from Millennium...
  • Victim from shooting that killed teacher: 'You're hitting innocent people'

    Victim from shooting that killed teacher: 'You're hitting innocent people'
    Brittany Williams went through several emotional stages after getting grazed by a stray bullet Thursday night down the street from her Chatham neighborhood apartment. "Shocked. Worried. Grateful. Thankful. Blessed," she recalled this afternoon about...
  • HomeMade Pizza burned by supermarket meal growth

    HomeMade Pizza burned by supermarket meal growth
    HomeMade Pizza Co. was in the right business and exactly the wrong place. We consumers indeed are buying more fresh prepared meals to eat at home or elsewhere, like the take-and-bake pizzas HomeMade hawked from 1997 until its abrupt closing Friday....
  • Chicago is Hillary Clinton's first stop after book release

    Chicago is Hillary Clinton's first stop after book release
    After the June 10 publication of her book "Hard Choices," Hillary Clinton will make her first post-book appearances in Chicago. The former Secretary of State is scheduled to give the keynote address the evening of June 10 at the Food Marketing...
  • City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports

    City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
    The city has shooed away the first attempt by a ride-share company to make illegal inroads at Chicago's airports, which up until now have been the profitable domain of taxis and limos fiercely competing for passengers. The four-day episode started...
  • Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle

    Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s revised ordinance to impose some regulation on ride-sharing companies operating in Chicago was sent on its way Thursday to a full city council vote next week, despite objections that the measure lacks proper safety or consumer...
  • 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...