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  • Concert review: Dee Alexander at Logan Center

    Concert review: Dee Alexander at Logan Center
    We already knew that Dee Alexander could sing. But on Friday night she reminded a large audience of just how well. Celebrating the release of her newest album, "Songs My Mother Loves," Alexander covered a remarkable range of sounds, styles and attitudes...
  • Lawsuit: Plastic surgeon posted woman's photos, labeling them 'cocaine nose'

    Lawsuit: Plastic surgeon posted woman's photos, labeling them 'cocaine nose'
    A woman who says her Chicago plastic surgeon posted before and after photos of her facial reconstruction surgery on his website without her consent, labeling them “cocaine nose,” filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Cook County circuit court.  ...
  • U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China

     U. of I. builds an Illini presence in China
    When Larry Zhao returned here to China's largest city in 2005 after getting a master's degree in business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he wanted to connect with other Illini. He invited them for tea to discuss business...
  • Chicago adman Kevin Lynch may be in China, but his stunts haven't stopped

    Chicago adman Kevin Lynch may be in China, but his stunts haven't stopped
    For about 54 weeks, Chicago adman Kevin Lynch has used Airbnb to find a place to sleep in Hong Kong. By Lynch's tally, he has stayed in 53 neighborhoods, spending 150 nights in locales ranging from a cow shed to a tepee to a storefront art gallery while...
  • Man wounded in West Woodlawn shooting

    Man wounded in West Woodlawn shooting
    A 22-year-man was wounded this afternoon in a shooting on the city's South Side in the West Woodlawn neighborhood. About 2:45 p.m., the man was shot in his left leg on the 6600 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, according to Police News Affairs....
  • Palestinian civilians aren't to blame for Hamas

    Israel is a democratic state that is trying to respect human rights while defending itself against an adversary, Hamas, that does not. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, is obviously right to say that the killing of Palestinian children is...
  • Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal

    Former Francis Parker teacher named new District 36 assistant principal
    A former teacher at Chicago's Francis W. Parker School has been named to a dual administrative role at Winnetka School District 36, and will now serve as assistant principal of both Carleton Washburne and The Skokie School. Officials said that Max...
  • Retirement: how much you really need

    Back when I was packing lunches, I inevitably found myself in line at the deli counter behind one or another older couple who took what seemed like forever before making their selection. That leisurely approach explains, in part, why you may be better...
  • Illness threatens the best of barbecuers

    Illness threatens the best of barbecuers
    This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn't fiction. It involves the elemental bond between humans and the critters we like to cook on a grill, or roast, or saute. But that could all end,...
  • Editorial: Minimum wage hike imperils Chicago job creation

    Editorial: Minimum wage hike imperils Chicago job creation
    "The repeated failure of well-intentioned programs is not an accident. The failure is deeply rooted in the use of bad means to achieve good objectives." — The late University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman   Before we mull what hiking...
  • Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF

    
Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF
    Joe Schmidt has joined Chicago-based nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and community developer IFF as director of strategic initiatives. In the new role, Schmidt, 36, is responsible for assessing new opportunities and strategies for partnership...