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  • Blue light special

    Blue light special
    Don't go into the light. That seems to be the agreed-upon advice from people who make it back down from the heavens after a near-death experience. Someday, we'll all go into that light -- sorry, but it's true, at least metaphorically -- but very few...
  • What do you love and hate?

    May 21, 2009 I LOVE ... ... the colorful spring flowers planted at City Hall and the Daley Center. It gives me a "lift." -- Barbara Rieffel, Chicago . . . Phil, the Navy Pier trolley driver, who befriends every passenger and is such a wonderful...
  • What statement did the 'American Gothic' knockoff make about public art?

    What statement did the 'American Gothic' knockoff  make about public art?
    It's not a shocker, really, that the figures lifted from one of American art's most famous images and made enormous and three-dimensional have proved so popular. There is something both surprising and pleasing about encountering God Bless America, J....
  • 75 years, 2 dynasties, 1 river

    75 years, 2 dynasties, 1 river
    The Wendella glides beneath the Michigan Avenue Bridge, headed toward the lake. From where I stand on the top deck, we seem to be moving without a peep. The curve of the bridge's shadow passes across the boat, which is studded with people from elsewhere,...
  • Happy hour ahoy!

    Happy hour ahoy!
    Chicago's various cruise lines ply the waters of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River pretty much year round (until the river freezes over, at least) during the day, evening and even midnight. But when the long nights of summer arrive, an additional option...
  • 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...
  • Chicago shuts down in wake of attacks

    Houses of worship holding prayer vigils for the nation were among the few buildings in Chicago actively welcoming people this afternoon, as shock waves from the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in...
  • One Trump reality worth all the hype

    Donald Trumps's 90-story hotel and condominium tower, which appears more real than ever after Thursday's ceremonial start of demolition on the Chicago Sun-Times Building, has more going for it than the hype associated with the reality TV show "The...
  • Redeemed

    Whew! Flamboyant New York developer Donald Trump isn't going to foist one of his trademark exercises in architectural glitz on Chicago. He has even radically altered an earlier plan that would have erected a bloated blob of a high-rise alongside such...
  • Chicagoans offer condolences

    The British Consulate in Chicago had received a couple of hundred phone calls of condolences by Thursday afternoon, acting Consul General Jonathan Darby said. "It's a very emotional response we're receiving," Darby said at a news conference outside the...
  • Glass and glitz are the new traditions in Streeterville

    Glass and glitz are the new traditions in Streeterville
    Glass is in. Concrete and brick are out. Modern is in. Traditional is out. Those are the guiding lights of Chicago's leading architects who are competing — informally — to design unique skyscrapers for a glitzy new neighborhood. Their entries in what...