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  • A sleepless tradition of music, comedy serves needy

    A sleepless tradition of music, comedy serves needy
    For the last 12 Years, Heather Whinna, Steve Albini and a few friends — including Jeff Tweedy, Fred Armisen and Second City alumni — have devoted part of their Christmas Day playing Santa Claus in some of Chicago's most destitute neighborhoods. They've delivered more than $1 million in cash and gifts to the needy.
  • Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris

    Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris
    Ted Leonsis, the former senior AOL executive-turned-sports-team-owner/tech investor/dabbler in whatever interests him, sat down with his coffee Wednesday in the Argo Tea on the first floor of Tribune Tower and told me the building is haunted. Oh no, not...

    'Smartcuts' advocates adopting a hacker mind-set for speedy success

    In the 19th century, it took John D. Rockefeller, the oil tycoon, 46 years to make $1 billion. In the late 2000s it took Andrew Mason two years to do the same at Groupon, the online daily deals company. So opens Shane Snow's new book, "Smartcuts: How...

    Lucas museum is better than a parking lot

    The group should be “Friends of the Parking Lot” not “Friends of the Parks.” I am 100 percent in favor of the new George Lucas museum and its putative location. I think the new Lucas museum is an overwhelming positive for the...

    Trump tower unit sets resale record at $3.99M

     Trump tower unit sets resale record at $3.99M
    A 4,000-square-foot, 48th-floor condo unit in the Trump International Hotel & Tower sold Thursday for $3.99 million, the building's highest sale price since 2009. In 2009, an 87th-floor unit sold for $5.15 million and an 88th-floor unit changed hands...