| Jul 13, 2014
Put on your walking shoes for a glimpse of old money — literally and figuratively speaking — with the Driehaus Museum's "Mansions and Millionaires: The McCormickville Walking Tour," an exploration of the historic residences in River North....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland?
American universities are exporting themselves to the world, and these Chicago schools are on the leading edge of...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:11 PM
It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
| Jul 22, 2014
While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace.
Rubinson-Morris is president and chief executive officer of MedEx Ambulance Service, a Skokie-based...
| Jul 27, 2014
Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of "narrative art" — "Star Wars" memorabilia and other popular works — on Chicago's lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring an open lakefront....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Compassionate conservatism is back. That's how Peter Beinart, a contributing editor at the Atlantic, reads a number of recent developments in Republican politics, the most recent being Representative Paul Ryan's announcement of new anti-poverty proposals....
| Jul 30, 2014
A fixture in Chicago's art community for more than 55 years, Ruth Horwich championed young artists and donated significant pieces to the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
| Jul 20, 2014
Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis.
Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Shamiya Adams was sitting on a bedroom floor in her best friend's home, making s'mores after an evening of practicing a dance routine, when the shot ripped through the house in Garfield Park.
The bullet crashed through the wall of the bedroom and struck...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:44 AM
A 24-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly struck a Chicago Police officer with his car during a motor vehicle stop, officials said.
The incident happened at about 10 p.m. 6500 block of South Langley Avenue in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, said...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A sports-based mentoring program and a math tutoring initiative touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for turning around the lives of at-risk boys is getting an additional $10 million in federal funding.
The White House announced Monday new partnerships for...