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  • Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

    Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll
    Chef Matthias Merges said he hesitated at first when the University of Chicago asked him several years ago to open a restaurant in Hyde Park. The owner of acclaimed Yusho and Billy Sunday in hipster haven Logan Square loved the diverse and tightknit South...
  • Episcopal women recall 1974 priesthood struggle

    Eleven women took on the all-male hierarchy and centuries of tradition in the Episcopal Church 40 years ago by being ordained as priests, and their audacious actions inspired an eighth-grader in Chicago to live out her dream. The Rev. Fran Holliday was a...
  • Devereux Bowly Jr.: more than an innkeeper

    Devereux Bowly Jr.: more than an innkeeper
    When the news of death arrives, it does so in the icy ways. A phone call. An e-mail. If the deceased person was famous (Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall only moments ago), perhaps there come interruptions of regularly scheduled radio or television...
  • Chicago SRO proposal: Help the poor or write a big check

    Chicago SRO proposal: Help the poor or write a big check
    Chicago's efforts to preserve single-room-occupancy hotels could force existing building owners, as well as buyers, to follow a lengthy and potentially expensive list of mandates that includes giving some displaced tenants as much as $10,600 in relocation...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • 16 firefighters returning from Mexico after being stranded by hurricane

    16 firefighters returning from Mexico after being stranded by hurricane
    A group of about 50 Chicago-area residents — including 16 Hoffman Estates firefighters and several Chicago firefighters — returned to the United States Thursday after a hurricane turned a getaway wedding into a vacation from hell. The...
  • Hotel, data center pitched for disputed land

    Hotel, data center pitched for disputed land
    A Chicago developer is moving forward to put a boutique hotel, data center and retail in the South Loop, the final piece of a massive redevelopment in the next few years. James McHugh Construction officials are hoping the new plan will resolve a year-...
  • Chicagoan Ben Weprin launching Graduate Hotels

    Chicagoan Ben Weprin launching Graduate Hotels
    The night after I graduated from Northwestern, I stayed with my parents in a Fairfield Inn in Gurnee, 32 miles north of campus. It was the closest room my family could find and afford. More than a decade later, downtown Evanston boasts all of five...
  • Psychiatric tests for daughter of Chicago woman killed in Bali

    Indonesian police on Thursday ran psychiatric tests on the teenage daughter of a Chicago woman who was found dead inside a suitcase on the resort island of Bali. Police arrested the daughter, Heather Mack, 18, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21, on...
  • Couple to stand trial in death of Chicago woman in Bali: lawyer

    Indonesian police on Friday formally designated a Chicago-area couple prisoners in connection with the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali. No charges have been pressed over the murder...
  • Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant

    Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant
    After days of investigation into the slaying of a Chicago woman on the island of Bali, authorities in Indonesia announced Friday that they would take the woman's 18-year-old daughter and her boyfriend to trial, saying they believed the pair killed her and...