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  • Garcia touts 2 tax proposals as fixes for city's finances

    Garcia touts 2 tax proposals as fixes for city's finances
    After weeks of being criticized by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his surrogates for not offering specific tax increase proposals to fix Chicago's finances, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia offered two on Wednesday: a graduated state income tax and an expanded...
  • Emanuel, Garcia back at it in head-to-head debate

    Emanuel, Garcia back at it in head-to-head debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Thursday for their second head-to-head debate before the runoff election, following an event last week that quickly grew contentious as the candidates sparred over the city's finances....
  • Emanuel, Garcia to participate in Wednesday night forum

    Emanuel, Garcia to participate in Wednesday night forum
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will take part in a mayoral forum Wednesday night at Chicago State University. The two candidates won't share the stage at the event. Instead, each will get an hour facing a group of panelists who...
  • Pierre Boulez gets an homage from MusicNOW

    Pierre Boulez gets an homage from MusicNOW
    Mason Bates and Anna Clyne offered their usual cheery greetings to the audience, along with two of the pieces performed on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNOW contemporary program Monday night at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. But the...
  • Tribune endorsements in runoff races for the City Council

    Tribune endorsements in runoff races for the City Council
    The mayor's race isn't all that's at stake on April 7. Voters in 18 wards will choose an alderman because no candidate in the Feb. 24 round received at least 50 percent of the vote. Though Chicago has held runoffs for alderman for many years, this...
  • Classic Chicago restaurant: Marie's Pizza & Liquors

    Classic Chicago restaurant: Marie's Pizza & Liquors
    In honor of National Pizza Day, we present an oldie but goody: A few years ago, the Mayfair restaurant Marie's Pizza & Liquors appeared on the popular WTTW review show "Check, Please." Two of that week's three citizen reviewers liked Marie's. The...
  • Highland Park comedian tackles the humor in science

    Highland Park comedian tackles the humor in science
    For the first time in his long career as a comedian, Aaron Freeman's jokes are being fact-checked. "I've never had anyone fact-check my jokes," says the Highland Park resident. "It adds an extra degree of difficulty." An extra degree of difficulty,...
  • Senior Center's Vintage Marketplace opens April 24-25

    Senior Center's Vintage Marketplace opens April 24-25
    Carefully pricing hundreds of pieces of glassware is just the first step in putting together the North Shore Senior Center's Vintage Marketplace, which will open to shoppers late next month. After collecting numerous donations, volunteers spent a...
  • 'Alton Brown Live' promises to be messy

    'Alton Brown Live' promises to be messy
    Alton Brown is coming back to Chicago, and this time he's packing ponchos. The iconic TV cook/mad scientist/would-be Vaudeville performer takes the stage March 25 at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet for a 2½-hour variety show that includes stand-up...
  • Budget battle will be more chess match than bullfight

    Budget battle will be more chess match than bullfight
    "This is the starting gun," said state Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno, referring to the budget proposal Gov. Bruce Rauner revealed Wednesday, "not the checkered flag." Actually, it's more like the red cape — an illusion designed to...
  • Do the mayoral debates matter?

    Do the mayoral debates matter?
    The first of three televised debates between Mayor Emanuel and his challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is Monday on NBC 5, but competing for the attention of younger voters is tough with Millennials, who increasingly are turning...