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  • Asian carp to be served free at Taste of Chicago

    Asian carp to be served free at Taste of Chicago
    If your money runs out before your appetite at the Taste of Chicago on Wednesday, then you might be in luck -- if you like the taste of Asian carp, that is. Starting at noon on Wednesday, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will be serving up...
  • Interview: Diego Boneta lands 'Rock of Ages' and a taste of U.S. stardom

    Interview: Diego Boneta lands 'Rock of Ages' and a taste of U.S. stardom
    Most people taking a 90-minute boat tour on a 90-degree afternoon in late May would wear shorts rather than pants for the excursion. Not Diego Boneta. The star of the upcoming “Rock of Ages” film wore jeans as he sat front row on the top...
  • After 13 deaths since 2000, nursing home for disabled is making changes

    A Chicago care facility where a high number of disabled children have died in recent years said it has taken numerous steps to improve care, including replacing the top administrator, hiring more staff and retraining employees. "We're looking at...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Center cited in 14th death

    Center cited in 14th death
    State regulators have cited a troubled Chicago facility for disabled children in yet another death, this one involving a 14-month-old girl. Authorities concluded that staff at Alden Village North waited two days to contact the girl's doctor when test...
  • Baby beluga -- first rescued in U.S. -- 'not out of the woods'

    Baby beluga -- first rescued in U.S. -- 'not out of the woods'
    The two Alaskan fishermen had stopped to examine a bald eagle when they noticed something sleek and gray in the Bristol Bay surf: a baby beluga whale in the shallows, faintly whistling and clicking. The whale, already dehydrated and disoriented, soon...
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Illinois may deny tourists free admission to Chicago museums

     
    Illinois bill would exclude tourists from free Chicago museum admission...
  • Cool down at these Lakeview hot spots

     
    Here in Chicago, the temps can go from 60 to 90 degrees within 24 hours. Luckily, there are many ways to cool off in Lakeview when the heat starts melting your face....
  • History Museum plans for strong future

     
    Never been to this museum at Clark and North? Right now it's featuring "Out in Chicago" and "My Chinatown" exhibits....
  • Beat the heat

     
    Summer weather has officially hit Chicago. These are the days where I wish for the days of Snowpocalypse. I’m what some call a “penguin,” in that I’m not a big fan of heat—well, more like I hate humidity (but who doesn’...