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  • Part 2: 10 things you might not know about the North Side

    Part 2: 10 things you might not know 
about the North Side
    In the second installment of our six-part series on Chicago and the suburbs, we explore the North Side, site of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the Steppenwolf Theatre, Wrigley Field and the Water Tower — but no World Series titles ( the Cubs were...
  • Part 6: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's south suburbs

    Part 6: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's south suburbs
    Our six-part series on Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs concludes with a salute to the southland. 1/ Thornton goes way back. An 1840 map of the area shows Chicago, "Napierville" (Naperville), "Juliet" (Joliet) – and Thornton. And the nearby...
  • 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...
  • Common interests, backgrounds create bonds in retirement communities

    Common interests, backgrounds create bonds in retirement communities
    Being the new kid on the block can bring an element of excitement and adventure, but for some there is also the trepidation that comes with starting over and making new friends. Senior living communities recognize these dynamics and many have groups,...
  • We have civil unions, now what?

     
    Local congressional representatives and Alderman Tunney discuss recent victories and challenges ahead in equal rights legalization....
  • Food, media and fun

    By the time the voting is over Monday night, somebody from Weight Watchers or Slim-Fast is going to have to do an intervention. The scary, gross underbelly of the Iowa caucuses is the stuff all these insanely enthusiastic campaign volunteers are eating....
  • Chicago's new sparkle

    "The time has come to bring order out of chaos incident to rapid growth," wrote the architect Daniel H. Burnham. The year was 1909. The place, Chicago. The occasion, the unveiling of Burnham's sweeping, visionary plan to change the face of the city on the...