| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:18 AM
It appears as though Reisterstown has dodged a bullet in the proposed construction of a 2 million gallon water tower at the bend of Bond Avenue and Timbergrove Road.
At a meeting on Oct. 27 spearheaded by residents and Stop the Water Tower, there were...
| Sep 18, 2012
I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE!
Sept 19 thu Nov 11
Water Tower Place
| Sep 20, 2012
The mother of all TV sitcoms, "I Love Lucy" went on the air back in 1951 has pretty much never been off ever since.
Wednesday night in Chicago, a new show opened that attempts to recreate what it might have been like to be in the audience at a filming of...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 7:47 PM
Mayor Richard M. Daley may be leaving office next spring, but his name won't be out of sight anytime soon.
Like politicians everywhere, Daley was never afraid of putting his name in prominent places.
From the Old Water Tower to U.S. Cellular Field, from...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 12:13 PM
Just after noon, Mayor Richard J. Daley pulled a cord attached to 1,200 square feet of blue-green fabric, unwrapping a gift "to the people of Chicago" from an artist who had never visited--and had shown no previous interest in--the city. The artist was...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 8:29 AM
For a city that sits beside one of the world's largest sources of fresh water, Chicago's drinking water in its early years was scandalously bad. The water, drawn mainly from the Chicago River, which was also the city's sewer, at best tasted foul and at...
| Oct 9, 2007
Professional obligations mean I now have seen the satirical, concert-style, boy-band musical "Altar Boyz" three times. I recommend no more than once, but I do recommend that once.
To spend too much time parsing the relative merits of the different...
| Oct 6, 2008
Hotel managers, ever the souls of discretion, are loath to reveal the names of celebrity guests. But from various sources, here's a sampling of who has stayed where:
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Pl.— Julia Roberts, Faith Hill,...
| May 12, 2009
PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE AFTERMATH OF THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE OF 1871
Exhibition at the Historic Water Tower, 806 N. Michigan Avenue
April 3 - August 23, 2009
The City Gallery is open seven days a week, Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 6:30 pm, and Sunday, 10 am - 5...
| May 12, 2009
Thursday, May 14
White House Black Market
Water Tower: 835 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
To purchase a copy of the book:
Michelle Style: Celebrating the First Lady of Fashion
America once again has a newly-...
| Jan 29, 2009
| 8:19 AM