| Apr 1, 2011
Halle Ford was about 4 years old when she held her first violin. By the time she was 8, the Kentucky-raised violinist got the attention of a Louisville concertmaster.
About 30 years later, Ford is celebrating the release of her very first album,...
| Jan 21, 2011
Breathtaking views from high-rise condos are a quick cure for Chicagoans suffering from winter blahs.
The city's gems are framed in windows like artwork: a panorama of Lake Michigan as far as the eye can see, a front-row seat to the kinetic action at...
| May 6, 2012
| 6:52 PM
William B. Levin, a longtime member of the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Company and senior claims adjuster at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, died Friday in hospice care at the Gilchrest Center of kidney cancer.
He was 65 and had...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Aon Corp. (ticker symbol AON) calls itself the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage and human resources consulting and outsourcing. The Chicago-based company's presence in Central Florida expanded...
| Dec 8, 2011
The G-8 and NATO summits being held in May in Chicago are expected to draw thousands of protesters, and Christie Hefner had heard that some local CEOs were being told by their senior staff to "get out of town" that week to avoid them.
The warnings were...
| Jan 19, 2012
The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing.
Boding well for the effort is that former...
| Jan 3, 2012
HOURS CHANGES AT CHICAGO POST OFFICES, STARTING JANUARY 17TH
AMC O'Hare 11600 Irving Park Rd. MONDAY-FRIDAY 4 pm - 7 pm SATURDAY Closed
Aon Center 200 E. Randolph St. MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5 pm SATURDAY Closed
Auburn Park 8345 S. Ashland Ave. MONDAY-...
| Jan 9, 2012
Ilene Gordon certainly wasn't the first young girl in the 1960s to balk when told she had to take home economics instead of shop class. It's what she did about it that foreshadowed her path to the latest list of Fortune magazine's 50 most powerful women...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Every year on Sept. 11, Ed Dadakis drives to the waterfront park at Greenwich Point to read an essay he wrote about how he avoided death that day.
He pulls out the detailed, seven-page report, which explains why he missed a morning meeting in his...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Hold onto your healthcare Houstonians, it's time for an over-haul! Get ready to dig even deeper into those pockets to cover your health care costs, as companies are shifting more of the financial burden onto employees in 2012.
In a survey of 371...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:27 PM
Like a lot of companies, Veridian Credit Union wants its employees to be healthier. In January, the Waterloo, Iowa-company rolled out a wellness program and voluntary screenings.
It also gave workers a mandate — quit smoking, curb obesity, or you'...