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  • Mother of prominent Northbrook family dies

    Mother of prominent Northbrook family dies
    Margaret Kenny McNally, a Northbrook mother who raised a remarkably prominent family of 10 children, died March 11 as a result of complications from congestive heart failure and old age. She was 85. McNally is survived by her husband of 61 years, Dr....
  • Entertainment venues hope for strike in Streeterville

    Entertainment venues hope for strike in Streeterville
    The latest example of bowling's evolution is taking shape not on a lane, but on Illinois Street in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood. On one block, Lucky Strike Entertainment is undertaking an expansion of almost 20,000 square feet that will add what...
  • Water Tower unit once owned by former CBOT chairman is sold

     Water Tower unit once owned by former CBOT chairman is sold
    A 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor had once owned was sold by his son last month for $1.05 million. A three-bedroom, 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor...
  • Nostalgia, but little outcry, over CME decision to close futures pits

     Nostalgia, but little outcry, over CME decision to close futures pits
    The CME Group's announcement late Wednesday afternoon to close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York evoked a wave of nostalgia. Paul R.T. Johnson Jr., a former director at the Chicago Board of Trade, spoke fondly of the days when the...
  • CME Group to close most floor-based trading in Chicago, New York

    CME Group to close most floor-based trading in Chicago, New York
    The CME Group announced Wednesday it will close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York by early July. The decision comes as open outcry futures have dwindled to 1 percent of the company’s total futures volume, supplanted by...
  • Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: snow leopards

    Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: snow leopards
    Pioneer Press features one (or more) of Brookfield Zoo’s animals each month with some background information about the animal, its species, its family and its connection to the zoo. This month is the snow leopard, which lives in The Fragile...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Four candidates pick up Dist. 112 caucus endorsements

    The North Shore District 112 caucus is backing three incumbents in the April 2015 school board election, while also endorsing a Mexican-born immigrant for a two-year term created by a board resignation. The 45-delegate caucus interviewed five prospective...
  • Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: polar bears

    Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: polar bears
    The Doings features one (or more) of Brookfield Zoo’s animals each month with some background information about the animal, its species, its family and its connection to the zoo. This month’s animals are polar bears Aussie, Anana and Hudson,...
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • Chicago should mourn the deaths of its children

    On Saturday we took the two older grandchildren to the craft fair at their local grade school, then to some small shops to get gifts for their mom and dad. Then we met Mom and Dad for lunch at a local place. All on foot. All in the neighborhood. All good....