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  • Check out this device that can use your motions to charge your phone

    Check out this device that can use your motions to charge your phone
    A group of Northwestern University graduate students have found a solution to a problem of the digital age: what to do when your cell phone is dying while you’re out, and there’s no outlet or charger in sight. Enter AMPY, a portable device...
  • Jeanette Fields, 1920-2014

    Jeanette Fields, 1920-2014
    Jeanette Fields helped establish the Chicago Architecture Foundation and was a leader in efforts to preserve and protect significant buildings, from the Glessner House in Chicago to Frank Lloyd Wright houses in Oak Park and River Forest. But her...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events Corks for a...
  • Celebrating Charlie Parker with a wide-ranging festival

    Celebrating Charlie Parker with a wide-ranging festival
    He was the greatest jazz virtuoso to pick up a saxophone and a primary architect of the musical language we call bebop. The short and turbulent life of Charlie Parker ended on March 12, 1955, when he was 34 years old, a musical genius felled by drugs...
  • U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction

     U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction
    The University of Chicago announced Wednesday afternoon that its public policy school — the institution's youngest and one of its less prominent professional schools — will be moving to a larger location, part of an effort to expand its...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • Alvarez lets Simon go and lets Devine off the hook

    Alvarez lets Simon go and lets Devine off the hook
    "I'm not here to criticize my predecessor," said Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez Thursday, speaking to reporters about her dramatic decision to release prison inmate Alstory Simon. Indeed she was not. She was there to criticize others —...
  • Get Out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week

    Get Out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week
    Day of the Dead See how Mexican artists pay homage to their ancestors at the Day of the Dead exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art. View works from more than 60 artists from Mexico and the U.S. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Mondays) through...
  • Prosecutors free inmate in pivotal Illinois death penalty case

    Prosecutors free inmate in pivotal Illinois death penalty case
    Rewriting a key chapter in Illinois' death penalty history, Cook County prosecutors Thursday threw out the murder and manslaughter conviction of Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession unraveled one of the state's most pivotal wrongful convictions,...
  • Albert W. Isenman III, 1948-2014

     Albert W. Isenman III, 1948-2014
    Albert W. Isenman III was an award-winning instructor at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and later the school's director of Custom Executive Programs. In that role, he developed programs the university created for major...
  • Northwestern University has failed to manage its vantage point

    I agree with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin that Northwestern University’s recently completed lakefront visitor center boasts an elegant and graceful exterior and is a welcome addition to NU’s campus (“NU’s lakefront...