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  • Art review: Andreas Gursky at Gagosian Gallery

     
    The grandiose differs from the grand in its need to make a spectacular impression. Size matters, and looking important trumps all. The German photographer Andreas Gursky has been making grandiose art for years. Some of his enormous, impossibly precise...
  • Steeped in rhetoric: My visit to the tea party rally

     
    The question has been on my mind for a while now: What is it, exactly, that tea party activists want? Go to their Web sites, listen to sound bites from their rallies or study what their leaders say when interviewed......
  • The guilty thrill of the hockey fight

     
    The quick-cut parade of passion playing out on the 52-inch TV screen in Mike Beaver's basement suggests pornography -- the repeated encounters are earnest but virtually without context, they all start to look the same after a while and the......
  • U.S. Agriculture Secretary Coming to Chicago

    Illinois is getting some attention from a member of President Barack Obama's Cabinet. (WGN-AM)-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be in Chicago today and Monday. His visit includes taking part in the Obama administration's public service...
  • Teacher finds the next level

    Teacher finds the next level
    Like many athletes, Jim Bennitt was looking for a vigorous style of yoga. He didn't want to stretch. He didn't want to relax. He wanted a workout. For three years the Frankfort native jumped around from one studio to the next. Nothing inspired him. But...
  • Turmoil pushes traders to edge

    By 5:30 a.m. - a good three hours before the stock market opened - Jeff Friedman was anticipating another rough day. "It's like a pounding surf in the ocean or whitewater rapids: You swallow some water, you're coughing it out, you're gasping for air, and...
  • From the hairy upper lip of the beast

    I have no excuse for this oversight. I can only apologize that it was not until the closing hours of the Republican convention that I wandered up to the complimentary spa and makeover station set up in the building where the reporters covering the...
  • A visitor's guide to a place we call home

    Week after week, in the pages of Travel, we tell readers about every place in the world they can visit -- except Chicago. We're not tourists in our own town, editors think, so Chicago isn't a travel experience; it's home. But not for every Tribune...
  • Not your parents' Loop

    Take a quick spin around Chicago's Loop and you might think it's a place only for working grown-ups. From the Federal Building to the Board of Trade, the downtown area dominated by the "L" tracks can seem like a place that's off-limits to kids. Sure, the...
  • Was there a Dearborn? A landmarks primer

    Burnham Hotel: Daniel Burnham, a visionary architect and urban planner, was the chief of construction and director of works of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 and co-author of the far-sighted 1909 Plan of Chicago. Carson Pirie Scott &...
  • Read plaques, learn history

    1. The Marquette Building lobby at 140 S. Dearborn St. is a virtual museum of plaques, reliefs and busts devoted to the area's earliest European explorer, Jacques Marquette, a French priest who first established a post here in 1674. 2. There were more...