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  • 'Lilka Kadison' is possessed by the supernatural

    About halfway through "The Last Act of Lilka Kadison," the final show of the 2010-11 season at the Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre, I found myself reflecting on the deep perils of dramatizing the memories of older folk. It's a tempting perennial,...
  • WATCH: Inside Downtown Chicago's First Chick-Fil-A Restaurant

    WATCH: Inside Downtown Chicago's First Chick-Fil-A Restaurant
    It's a moment 100 people were waiting for. The much-hyped downtown Chicago Chick-Fil-A has finally opened its doors. The Water Tower / Loyola area is sure to see some extra foot traffic in the coming weeks, as Chicagoans craving that southern style...
  • Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?

    Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?
    One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
  • Dude, where's my bus?

    Dude, where's my bus?
    As if commuting in the summer wasn't annoying enough, thanks to clueless tourists and extra traffic—summer is also detour season. Between neighborhood and city-sponsored festivals and construction projects that shut down streets, buses are being...
  • No imminent plans to raze Roland Park's old water tower, city says

    No imminent plans to raze Roland Park's old water tower, city says
    Baltimore City has no imminent plans to raze the old water tower in Roland Park, despite stated fears by a community group that is trying to protect and renovate the north Baltimore landmark, city officials say. But officials say the city plans to do a...
  • Walkable communities are a step ahead

    Walkable communities are a step ahead
    Ask any senior, and they'll tell you retirement is no time to put your feet up. Experts have been telling us for years that walking is the best route to physical, emotional and social health. (Your feet should be meeting pavement at least 30 minutes a day...
  • Protest marks China takeover of Tibet

    More than 100 Tibetan-Americans and supporters made their way through Chicago’s downtown today to memorialize the date in 1959 when Chinese forces occupied the country and forced the Dalai Lama into exile. The marchers started about 11 a.m. near...
  • Prairie Village Losing Landmark Water Tower

    Prairie Village Losing Landmark Water Tower
    It has sat nestled between old pine trees in Prairie Village for the past 60 years, but the city says that it's time for an iconic 120-foot water tower to come down. City officials say that the tower hasn't been used for the past three years, and plan to...
  • Old Water Tower survives a 2nd fire

    Old Water Tower survives a 2nd fire
    A small fire broke out this morning at the Old Water Tower on the Magnificent Mile, one of the few public buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Firefighters quickly put it out. Crews were summoned to the building at 806 N. Michigan Ave....
  • Fire at the Old Water Tower? Thanks for the tip, Trib Nation

    Fire at the Old Water Tower? Thanks for the tip, Trib Nation
    A pair of tips this morning from Loyola Univeristy student Jessica Reynolds and longtime Trib Nation friend Edgar Garcia were the basis for a story that appeared minutes later on our Chicago Breaking News site. Here's the link. Here's Jessica on...
  • Hudson's Corner: $10 million for club land is a lot of money, but it buys peace of mind

    It was almost deja vu. Tuesday, May 22 was the annual meeting of the Roland Park Civic League. Many of the same people who spoke at the October 2008, standing-room-only meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, spoke there again: Civic League...