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  • REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★★

    REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★&#9733
    A genial disappointment about the preciousness of art amid the destructive horrors of war, "The Monuments Men" is scored to a military march by composer Alexandre Desplat. You hear what he was going for: jaunty heroics. The throwback sound of it...
  • Wrigley Building: Star of the skyline

    Wrigley Building: Star of the skyline
    Holiday shoppers on Michigan Avenue this month can get a unique gift: Viewing parts of the Wrigley Building that haven't been visible to the public since the "fraternal twin" towers were completed in 1921 and 1924. The ongoing renovations, which have...
  • A history of bomb attacks

    A history of bomb attacks
    Chicago is no stranger to bombs. We live in a relatively bomb-free era, the first such respite Chicagoans have enjoyed since at least the middle of the 19th century. The city that gave the world the mother of all explosive devices and ushered in the...
  • Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?

    Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?
    One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
  • Walking this 'route' will change the way you see this city - and yourself

    Walking this 'route' will change the way you see this city - and yourself
    Good theater can make the strange familiar. Great theater usually makes the familiar strange. And for someone like me who has worked on Michigan Avenue for years, what is more familiar than the city of Chicago? A city one thinks one knows, having lived...
  • Source: Groupon among those in talks to acquire Wrigley Building

    Source: Groupon among those in talks to acquire Wrigley Building
    The owners of the Wrigley Building confirmed today they are talking to a number of outside parties about the future of the Michigan Avenue landmark -- conversations that reportedly include two co-founders of Groupon. The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co., the...
  • Lights go out for Earth Hour

    Lights go out for Earth Hour
    Lights blinked off in Chicago and around the world tonight to mark Earth Hour, an international effort to raise awareness about climate change. From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time around the globe lights were turned off in landmarks, businesses and...
  • River North notables and favorites

    River North notables and favorites
    Downtown 440 N. State St. 312-464-1400 At the neighborhood’s only gay bar, expect the bartenders to call you “honey” and the entertainment to range from live cabaret to karaoke to DJs. The Purple Pig 500 N. Michigan Ave. 312-464-1744...
  • Pictures and thank yous from the Tribune authors book signing Tuesday

    Pictures and thank yous from the Tribune authors book signing Tuesday
    We had a great time Tuesday night visiting with readers and celebrating our Chicago Tribune colleagues with books on the shelves. About 60 folks came to talk with us, eat cheese and crackers, and shoot the breeze with Tribune authors Mark Jacob, Jeff...
  • Flawed Ritz-Carlton Residences is Mag Mile's first high-rise in more than a decade

    Flawed Ritz-Carlton Residences is Mag Mile's first high-rise in more than a decade
    Battered by the recession and the downturn in the housing market, Chicago architect Lucien Lagrange liquidated his namesake firm in 2010. Yet Lagrange and his tradition-tinged buildings are still with us. The latest, the 40-story Ritz-Carlton Residences...
  • Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive

    Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive
    A building is not, of course, a living thing, and so, unless it's the one you work in, live in or visit with some regularity, you probably take most of the city's thousands of other buildings for granted. There are, of course, the stars, those...