| May 31, 2011
| 2:27 PM
The Big Ten’s Chicago vs. Indianapolis showdown could conclude Sunday, when presidents and chancellors meet at league headquarters in Park Ridge.
Or the vote could be postponed if school officials ask Big Ten Deputy Commissioner Brad Traviolia...
| Jul 11, 2010
Like fruits and vegetables, hotel rooms are perishable commodities: A room without a guest is not generating revenue. So to fill empty rooms, hotels offer special deals. If not offered directly, these deals come via Internet booking sites and online...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 8:58 AM
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, former head of the Bauhaus School of Design and a recent emigrant from Nazi Germany, was to be honored this evening on his appointment as director of the Armour Institute of Technology's department of architecture. But at a...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 8:39 AM
The whole Midwest was parched, caught in the thrall of a mighty drought. Chicago, with its preponderance of wooden buildings, inadequate fire codes and inferior firefighting equipment, was a conflagration waiting to happen. On this Sunday evening, it did....
| Dec 18, 2007
| 8:59 AM
Chicago's merchant prince, Potter Palmer, did the unthinkable on this date: He crossed north of the Chicago River and bought part of a filled-in frog pond on what would become Lake Shore Drive, forever changing the fashionable address for chic Chicago....
| May 17, 2009
| 6:36 PM
Check below to see what's coming up on your favorite shows. All scheduled guests are subject to change. (Segments airing before 2:00am are listed as late night programming for the previous day.)
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| Jan 29, 2009
What's your deal? Using this list, you can find restaurant discounts for every day of the week. But that's not how we organized them. We divided them by type, separating the beverage-based deals (half-price wines, no-corkage nights) from the burger...
| Jul 10, 2008
| 9:40 PM
Amid the noise and bustle of downtown Chicago, the groom rode a white horse, shaking to Indian drumbeats in procession to the Palmer House Hilton hotel.
Inside, the bride and groom took seats under thered mandap, or wedding canopy, and the priest began...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 4:24 PM
(Cross posted from Clout Street) by John Byrne and Rick Pearson President Barack Obama today told Democratic campaign donors that U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is running "for all the right reasons." "He's not doing this to help lobbyists. He's....
| Jul 1, 2010
We're Cruisin' to Havana. That's right, the legendary town of Havana in Illinois.
The story is weirder than fiction. The town was established on the Illinois River back in 1853. Standing on the shore of their new settlement, the founders of this Illinois...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 12:28 PM
Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker
Through December 27
50 E Congress Parkway
December 11 – 27, 2009
Collaboration conceived and directed by Robert Joffrey Music by Peter Ilyich...