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  • Navy Pier Flyover to begin construction next week

    Navy Pier Flyover to begin construction next week
    Construction on the Navy Pier Flyover -- intended to provide a safer route for lakefront trail users -- is set to begin next week, according to city officials. One of the most congested segments of the lakefront trail is near Navy Pier. The flyover will...
  • Work beginning on 'Navy Pier Flyover' to improve lakefront trail

    Work beginning on 'Navy Pier Flyover' to improve lakefront trail
    When Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin announced Tuesday that work was finally about to start on an elevated lakefront path near Navy Pier, one moment—apparently unscripted—spoke to the value of the $60 million project. From behind a...
  • How Chicagoans can shape their city's future

    How Chicagoans can shape their city's future
    Chicago's heart-stopping lakefront, thrumming Loop and brawny riverfront did not happen by accident or sheer luck. This city rose from swamp to global elite because people — including famed architect Daniel Burnham and a legion of politicians,...
  • Review: "Zoom Room" at Chicago Children's Museum

    Review: "Zoom Room" at Chicago Children's Museum
    Childrens’ museum curator must be the world’s greatest profession. Hit upon the right idea, and your patrons not only admire the exhibit, they ask if they can, “Stay here all day, and all night tonight, too.” That’s what my...
  • Final 'Divergent' trailer released

    Final 'Divergent' trailer released
    That sound you hear across the world and Chicago in particular is, "Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh!" It's because the final, full trailer for "Divergent" is out, as if excitement for the Chicago-set dystopian action flick (adapted from Veronica Roth's bestselling...
  • 'SNL' star Cecily Strong on Michigan Avenue magazine cover

    'SNL' star Cecily Strong on Michigan Avenue magazine cover
    As legend has it, iO co-founder Charna Halpern was nearing the end of her annual search for potential “Saturday Night Live” cast members when she spotted Cecily Strong working the iO box office one night on her way out. Halpern encouraged...
  • 'Divergent' stars to attend film's red carpet premiere in Chicago

    'Divergent' stars to attend film's red carpet premiere in Chicago
    Get ready to welcome the stars of “Divergent” back to Chicago. Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort are scheduled to attend the Chicago red carpet premiere of “Divergent” March 4 at Showplace Icon movie theater in the...
  • 2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you

    2013 Fall Guide: Coming soon to a stage near you
    The fall theater season of 2013 is already very much underway. From the scores of intriguing possibilities, here are 10 Chicago shows, opening between now and the holidays, that sound especially juicy. They're listed in alphabetical order; date ranges...
  • The Gary Griffin 'Gypsy' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater has its star

    In any revival of "Gypsy," the most interesting moment is the announcement of who is playing Rose. Chicago Shakespeare Theater is set to announce the star of its upcoming production, directed by Gary Griffin: Louise Pitre, the original star of "Mamma...
  • Bernie Sahlins tribute on Navy Pier

    Bernie Sahlins tribute on Navy Pier
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater and The Second City are joining forces to stage a public tribute to Bernie Sahlins, the late co-founder of The Second City. The event, to contain performances and speeches, is slated to take place 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 on Navy...
  • Marathon dug deep roots in Windy City and world marathon scene

    When locals and out-of-towners alike think “Chicago,” certain things inevitably come to mind – the Cubs, the Blackhawks, Navy Pier, The Magnificent Mile, Michael Jordan – the list of iconic images goes on and on. Since its debut,...