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  • Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne
    Former Mayor Jane Byrne made a rare public appearance Friday as Chicago’s main confluence of major highways was renamed in her honor, a nod to her status as the only female ever elected to the city’s top political post. The Circle...
  • Council OKs renaming park to honor Jane Byrne

    Council OKs renaming park to honor Jane Byrne
    Renaming the park next to Chicago's historic Water Tower as Jane M. Byrne Plaza in honor of the former mayor was approved today by the City Council.    Aldermen a day earlier set aside other proposed ways to honor Byrne after the former mayor's daughter,...
  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • LGBT Pride plays

    LGBT Pride plays
    On Sunday, more than 750,000 LGBT and allied hetero celebrants are expected to converge for Chicago's annual Gay Pride Parade to commemorate progress in human rights issues since the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Gear up at these stage shows taking place in...
  • Police to crackdown on rooftop, balcony parties along Pride Parade route

    Police to crackdown on rooftop, balcony parties along Pride Parade route
    The Chicago Police Department is getting tougher on rooftop and balcony revelers along the city's LGBTQ Pride Parade route this year, according to Lakeview Ald. Tom Tunney (44th). "I think we're preparing more than usual," he said in a phone interview....
  • How to ride CTA amid Chicago Pride Parade

    How to ride CTA amid Chicago Pride Parade
    The CTA is implementing rules and additional service for the Chicago Pride Parade Sunday. Riders will not be permitted to bring bikes on trains Sunday, but bikes will still be allowed on buses. Buses are equipped to carry two bikes. Bikes are...
  • Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'

    Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'
    Parishioners from a Lincoln Park Roman Catholic parish are marching in today's Pride Parade to show their solidarity with Dignity Chicago, an independent ministry for gay, lesbian and transgender Catholics. More than a dozen parishioners from St....
  • Pride Parade a celebration of state's new marriage law

    Pride Parade a celebration of state's new marriage law
    David Wilk and Charlie Gurion have kissed many times since they met, and many more times since they became one of the first same-sex couples in Illinois to get a marriage license. But until Sunday, their kisses never had been cheered by thousands of...
  • Teen charged with damaging squad car near Pride Parade route

    Teen charged with damaging squad car near Pride Parade route
    A Far South Side teen has been charged with damaging a Chicago police squad car during the annual Pride Parade. Dionte D. Rice, 19, of the 11600 block of South Church Street in Morgan Park, was charged with one felony count of criminal damage to...
  • Small Illinois primary races poll voters on big issues

     
    Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...