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  • C2E2 costume contest registration is now open

    C2E2 costume contest registration is now open
    Bummed you never had the guts to slap on your best Batman armor last spring and enter the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay at McCormick Place? Intimidated by the depth of detail and craftsmanship that went into some of those costumes (remember the Transformers suit — that didn't even win)? You have a chance at redemption.
  • Art Institute's exhibit on cities offers striking insight on today's unrest

     Art Institute's exhibit on cities offers striking insight on today's unrest
    Buildings going up in flames. Militarized police forces. Demonstrators disrupting routines of city life. These images aren't from news coverage of fallout from controversial police actions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island. They form a record of...

    McCormick Place Green Line opening delayed to early 2015: city

    McCormick Place Green Line opening delayed to early 2015: city
    CTA riders won't be getting a new Green Line stop for the holidays. The city has pushed back the targeted open date for the new Green Line stop by McCormick Place to early next year, said Pete Scales, a spokesman for the Chicago Department of...

    Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake

    Lucas museum design would be a mistake on the lake
    Parents will immediately recognize the design of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art that billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to dump on our lakefront. It should remind parents of their toddlers who drop the ice cream from their cones on...

    Rosemont passes law to keep Garth Brooks concert details secret

    Rosemont passes law to keep Garth Brooks concert details secret
    The way Garth Brooks told it, his promoters were only 30 seconds into a pitch for the singer's comeback tour when Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens stopped them cold. "What are you telling me?" Brooks recalled Stephens asking. "I got a chance for Garth...