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  • Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne

    Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne
    The plaza where the old Chicago Water Tower sits is a place where residents and shoppers briskly walk through and where tourists stop to hop in horse-drawn carriages. But it holds a special place for Chicago’s first and only female mayor, Jane Byrne.
  • Marathon dug deep roots in Windy City and world marathon scene

    When locals and out-of-towners alike think “Chicago,” certain things inevitably come to mind – the Cubs, the Blackhawks, Navy Pier, The Magnificent Mile, Michael Jordan – the list of iconic images goes on and on. Since its debut,...

    Literary Saloon: Dispatches from near and far

    Literary Saloon: Dispatches from near and far
    Here's another look into the rich trove of Chicago literature that makes its way regularly to my desk. Txtng Mama Txtng Baby by Esther Hershenhorn, Sleeping Bear Press, 16 pages, $8.99 "I have the heart of a Luddite," says Esther Hershenhorn, a highly...

    10 things you might now know about Chicago mayors not named Daley

    10 things you might now know about Chicago mayors not named Daley
    Richard M. Daley and his father, Richard J. Daley, have so dominated Chicago politics that it's hard to imagine life here without a Daley as mayor. But it's happened before, and it will happen again: 1 Eight of the last nine Chicago mayors were born in...

    Coming storm evokes memories of '67 blizzard

    Coming storm evokes memories of '67 blizzard
    The snowstorm predicted for the Chicago area this week has revived memories of the record blizzard that paralyzed the region 44 years ago. Over the course of 35 hours on Jan. 26 and 27, 1967, 23 inches of snow fell on Chicago, clogging streets,...