| May 30, 2014
| 9:13 AM
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune.
The 2.3 acre...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Brandon Marshall has had his share of Soldier Field touchdown sprints in his two seasons with the Bears.
On Saturday, the All-Pro wide receiver presided over a different run, joining more than 200 motorcyclists to launch the Brandon Marshall Mental...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Even those unable to discern a snapshot from a slapshot can appreciate that Chicago Blackhawks tickets are hot items, with seats to the next playoff game Sunday selling for nearly $600 on Stubhub.
Those steep prices, authorities say, help explain the...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the parking lots to the south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the 'Star Wars' creator choose Chicago over San Francisco...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended a proposal to let George Lucas build his museum on a lakefront parcel now occupied by Soldier Field parking lots, saying the Star Wars creator's collection deserves to stand alongside venerable institutions like the Adler...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Children played on a patch of grass in the shadow of Soldier Field until the sound of bagpipes to the north drew their attention, and that of their parents.
As the pipes approached, escorted by police officers on motorcycles and followed by thousands of...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Krewella used to be cool, back in the days before they signed to a major label, had a mainstream hit (the platinum-plus "Alive"), and an official debut album, "Get Wet," that landed in the Billboard Top Ten last fall. The trio is now famous instead, so...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Beginning with the NFL's regular season, players will be equipped with tracking technology in their shoulder pads measuring how fast, far and what routes they run – in real time. How far did that player actually run to gain 4 yards? How fast? When,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:55 AM
From Norwood Park to Morgan Park, runners have a variety of options for Chicago races in August. RedEye rounds up the list.
>> Chocolate 5K
The plug: "Run. Eat. Chocolate."
Course: Burnham Park
Registration available: Day of race...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:05 AM
BOURBONNAIS -- Much has been made of the potential of the Chicago Bears' offensive line heading into the 2014 season. The optimism comes with good reason, too. The Bears made great progress up front during a record-setting offensive year in 2013. They...