| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Three buildings that share a Gothic Revival style of architecture and gray limestone cladding on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus could soon become part of a historic district, officials announced on Tuesday.
The Commission on Chicago...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Longtime WGN-Ch.9 news director Greg Caputo has announced his retirement.
Caputo, 64, who has headed up the Tribune Co. station’s news operation since 2002, told staffers Monday he is stepping down at the end of June.
"Being a part of WGN was a...
| Feb 7, 2014
Don Reuben, considered one of the country's foremost experts on libel law during his years as a Chicago attorney, maintained an enviable client list of powerful city institutions.
Mr. Reuben provided legal counsel to media interests including the...
| Apr 13, 2014
Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years.
They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Now that people in Colorado (and, soon, Washington state) can buy marijuana about as easily as they can pick up a 12-pack of Bud Light, it's a good time to ask: How risky is it to turn to pot?
President Obama has already shared his opinion, telling...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday declined to place an upper limit on the amount of city money he would put into a high tech manufacturing lab slated for Goose Island, but said the public-private enterprise will soon pay for itself.
The city has committed...
| Mar 28, 2014
Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Sitting in a packed house of excited, engaged young people at a concert by Third Coast Percussion last week in the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, I was reminded how much the city's lively – and getting livelier all the time...
| Mar 21, 2014
America has always been many places. Whether measured from the multiple perspectives of Native American peoples, colonial
cultures imported from Europe before the American Revolution, immigrants from abroad or interregional migrants within the United...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside.
People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...
| Mar 7, 2014
Like the heroine in her new novel, Elizabeth Blackwell is not the sort of person about whom stories are told. A veteran freelance writer, she is usually the one telling the stories. But this may be about to change with the publication of her third and...