| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The second phase of the Wells Street bridge overhaul begins Friday night, which will reroute some trains heading into the Loop through early May 6.
Next week, rush hour Brown Line riders will see some southbound trains operate until the Merchandise Mart...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Israel Idonije doesn't wear a helmet or absorb punishing blocks while performing his side job as a comic book creator. Yet the former Bears defensive lineman insists that developing his superhero title "The Protectors" has been more difficult than...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:56 PM
It's a downtown South Bend attraction that loses about a million dollars in taxpayer money every year, according to Century Center Board of Managers President Greg Downes. But the city is another step closer to appointing new management to the center in...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:35 AM
SOUTH BEND – A national company will take over management of South Bend's Century Center downtown starting July 1.
The Century Center Board of Managers approved a recommendation on Wednesday to hire Philadelphia-based SMG even though some city...
| Apr 19, 2013
A casino-entertainment complex, a major convention hotel and a Barack Obama presidential library are being floated as possible anchors for a mixed-use development of the former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side.
The scenarios were...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Superman goes super-berserk in the opening sequence of the DC Comics-centric video game "Injustice: Gods Among Us." After learning the Joker has tricked him into murdering a pregnant Lois Lane and setting off a bomb that's destroyed the entire city of...
| Apr 21, 2013
Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says.
The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:20 AM
If you only went by the type of comic-books he wrote, you would think that Brian Azzarello was a brooding soul, a tortured artist who was tormented by a traumatic past. But when you speak with the writer of dark titles like “100 Bullets” and...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| Oct 21, 2012
When Henry Ford arrived by train in Chicago's Central Station in 1905, he was just steps from the South Michigan Avenue site that would be his first store outside Detroit. His new plan to sell automobiles from bright showrooms would change Chicago and...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:32 PM
In Media's negative ways hurt Chicago, a commentary in tomorrow's Tribune, Lou Raizin president of Broadway in Chicago writes: Who is really responsible for any short-term loss of revenue to retail, entertainment and business in Chicago? The protesters?...