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  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
  • CTA bus ridership continues to fall

    CTA bus ridership continues to fall
    For 17 straight months, CTA bus ridership has declined compared with the previous year, a trend that the CTA calls "complicated." The agency has recorded bus ridership losses compared with the previous year every month from December 2012 to April 2014,...
  • Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago

    Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago
    “Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday. There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...
  • Chicago wasn't The Fray's first choice for 'You Found Me' video, Robin Thicke coming to The Mid, D-Rose watches DePaul

    Chicago wasn't The Fray's first choice for 'You Found Me' video, Robin Thicke coming to The Mid, D-Rose watches DePaul
    The Fray’s Isaac Slade said filming the music video for “You Found Me” on the streets of Chicago was “really, really surreal,” but the 30-year-old singer admitted Chicago was not the piano rock band’s first choice....
  • Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?

    Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?
    The proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways may not be a done deal, even if almost everyone is behaving as if it were. Although the combination, which would create the world's largest airline, has pushed back from the gate, it's still...
  • No need to fall out of cycling as season changes

     No need to fall out of cycling as season changes
    It's last call for a fall bike ride. Want to belly up to the bar? If the weather takes a warmer turn and you're in the market for a final ride before putting your bike away for the winter, consider these options — a city mouse/country mouse pair...
  • New train to DFW Airport

    New train to DFW Airport
    You can now travel to/from Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) by train. Last week, DART, the Dallas area rapid transit system, opened the long-awaited extension of the Orange light rail line directly to Terminal A. From the airport, it runs to...
  • When will the CTA rid the Brown Line of slow zones?

    When will the CTA rid the Brown Line of slow zones?
    As the RedEye's CTA columnist for the past five years, I've spent an excessive amount of time riding buses and trains. I have taken every bus line from start to finish and visited every rail station. Once I rode CTA trains for nine consecutive hours...
  • My sexual harassment story on the CTA

    My sexual harassment story on the CTA
    After I finished writing my Tuesday story about sexual harassment on the CTA, it happened to me. On Friday evening, I was waiting for a Green Line train at the Pulaski stop after spending the afternoon reporting in West Garfield Park. By the time I...
  • 'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
  • Chicago's Thompson Center in sad state

    Chicago's Thompson Center in sad state
    If our buildings reflect us as truly as a mirror, as the architect Louis Sullivan once said, the image emanating from Chicago's run-down James R. Thompson Center speaks with painful honesty about the sad state of the state of Illinois. Our public...