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  • Gary hopes to cook up jobs with Knight grant

    The city's downtown will be the home of a culinary incubator and café designed to create jobs for upcoming foodie entrepreneurs. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced Tuesday it is awarding $650,000 to a Knight Cities Challenge proposal...
  • Learn about physics with these magnetic mobile apps

    By AppoLearning.com Appolicious A recent Google doodle celebrated Emmy Noether, the German mathematician who altered the course of theoretical physics when she resolved the paradox of Einstein's general relativity. While most students will not become...
  • Bidding for Reese site development about to begin

    Bidding for Reese site development about to begin
    Chicago officials are nearing completion on establishing a bidding process for companies interested in developing the vacant former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side, the outcome of which could ease millions in debt payments over the next...
  • Boys basketball: Simeon coach Robert Smith approves of DePaul hiring

    Boys basketball: Simeon coach Robert Smith approves of DePaul hiring
    From Derrick Rose to Jabari Parker to an entire program full of potential Division I players at Simeon, Robert Smith knows a thing or two about the recruiting process. Smith will coach the West squad in Wednesday night's boys McDonald's All-American...
  • Man shot to death on Northwest Side

    Man shot to death on Northwest Side
    A 25-year-old man was fatally shot in the Cragin neighborhood Wednesday evening, one of at least six people shot since late Wednesday morning in Chicago, police said. The man was shot in the abdomen, head and wrist about 5:35 p.m. in the 5200 block of...
  • Oak Park woman tracking 'black lives matter' protests around world

    Oak Park woman tracking 'black lives matter' protests around world
    An Oak Park woman is tracking demonstrations held in response to the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and other black men recently killed by police officers. "I started [Elephrame.com] in 2010. I originally wanted a place for people to share their...
  • 'The Passenger' is haunted by the ghosts of Auschwitz

    'The Passenger' is haunted by the ghosts of Auschwitz
    Mieczyslaw Weinberg has only recently emerged from the dark shadows to which his vast musical output was consigned during and after World War II. No single work has done more to bring about that rehabilitation than the Polish composer's Holocaust-themed...
  • Selfie sticks in Chicago: Banned at Art Institute, OK at MSI

    Selfie sticks in Chicago: Banned at Art Institute, OK at MSI
    What's something you can do in the Field Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry, but you can't do in the Art Institute and can only do in lobby spaces at the Museum of Contemporary Art? The answer — or at least one answer — is: Use a...
  • Classical music concert recommendations

    Classical music concert recommendations
    Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under principal guest music director John William Trotter is joined by the Ensemble Espagnol Spanish Dance Theater for a tapestry of classical and popular music from Mexico, Spain, Cuba and South America. Ole! 8 p.m....
  • Manes: Lessons in segregation, teaching and sun-dried tomatoes

    "... If I feel tomorrow like I feel today If I feel tomorrow like I feel today I'm gonna pack my trunk and make my getaway ..." — William C. Handy, "Saint Louis Blues" Felicia Childress is a retired kindergarten teacher from Gary who at 97 years...
  • Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, and his blog relaunches

    Cardinal George admitted to hospital for tests, and his blog relaunches
    Cardinal Francis George has been admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood for a battery of tests since doctors stopped treating his cancer more than a month ago. George, who retired as archbishop in November, was admitted Sunday and...