| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:04 PM
For a city that likes to tout itself as cosmopolitan and the home to many cultural attractions, the closing of the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows at Navy Pier is most certainly at odds with that ideal. The Smith Museum was, to say the least,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:45 PM
You can call this version of Shaquille O’Neal “Shaqasso.”
The retired four-time NBA Champion – who gave himself the nickname, as he is known to do – appeared Thursday at Expo Chicago at Navy Pier to discuss the exhibit he...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:08 AM
A body was pulled from Lake Michigan Sunday morning in the Streeterville neighborhood.
A man's body was found in the water at 10:04 a.m. near Navy Pier, in the 500 block of East Grand Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team that stole the hearts of Chicago isn't going away any time soon.
Despite the 8-4 loss to South Korea in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game, the celebration of the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:05 AM
In a dimly lit Festival Hall at Navy Pier, two movers gently hoist a stained glass panel from a display case with gloved hands and pack it into a crate for safekeeping until light can shine through it once more.
Many of the display cases at the Smith...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:50 PM
I was disappointed to read about the removal of the stained glass windows from Navy Pier.
The Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows was a cultural oasis. It was something I always recommended as a "must see" to any visitor at Navy Pier. I commended the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:40 PM
The guy in the black shirt had a confused look on his face. "Are you from here?" he said, which is what tourists ask when they're in desperate need of directions.
Our lost tourist had been walking east on Roosevelt Road when he confronted a sign near...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:46 PM
By the time Walker Stalker Con takes place February 21 and 22 at Navy Pier, one of the current "Walking Dead" cast members expected to attend might be an ex-cast member.
The convention is inspired by the hit AMC zombie drama, which is known for...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:02 PM
WGN-Ch. 9 sportscaster Rich King has listed his three-bedroom, 1,900-square-foot condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville for $999,900.
Through Eckhartz Press, King, 67, this week has published his second book, "Back in the Game," about his...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The Isango Ensemble's touring production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 1791 opera "The Magic Flute" (or "Impempe Yomlingo") has been a hit in London and many other parts of the world. One understands why. This production makes the argument — with...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Cassandra Francis' goal is to convince anyone who will listen that the proposed site of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is not a done deal.
The group Francis leads, Friends of the Parks, is organizing a petition drive and letter-writing campaign...