| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For Marko Lucht, what started as a summer job appealed to him so much that it became a career.
Today, Lucht, 63, is a dock master at Crowleyâs Yacht Yard on East 95th Street in Chicago, on the Calumet River. The company sells, services, stores and...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Harry Caray’s famous investors are lending more than just their money to the new 7th Inning Stretch location in Water Tower Place.
Patrick Kane will appear Sept. 14 at the Chicago Sports Museum, located inside 7th Inning Stretch. The Blackhawks...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:43 PM
"Run through a wall for each other. Stop caring so much and have a ball out there."
Jackie Robinson West manager Darold Butler pushed all the right buttons, including that in-game speech Sunday, to help lift his team to the Little League World Series...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Chicago's love affair with the U.S. champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars Little League team will continue Wednesday with a welcome home rally and parade that will start on the Far South Side and wind north to Millennium Park.
The rally will kick off...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Chicago’s Little League team fell short of winning a world title Sunday, but many of the more than 1,000 fans at two city public watch parties still walked away smiling.
“They might not have won the World Series but they’re still...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:19 AM
The fall architectural calendar is packed with major events in Chicago, New York and Shanghai. Here are 10 worth watching.
Reclaiming the lower Manhattan skyline: More than 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the 104-story One World Trade...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Is that a horse stable outside of Starbucks? Magnificent Mile visitors could be asking that question next month, as installation of at least 50 life-size horse statues begins along Michigan Avenue.
The public art project featuring 6-foot-tall, 6-foot-...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Chicago's newest harbor at 31st Street has filled less than half its boat slips, but it's about to make a splash.
A floating swimming pool, a pool deck and washroom facilities are under construction, and a floating restaurant is planned for the city's...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History."
Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Tickets are still available for the 26th Taste of the Nation gala, Wednesday evening in Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom.
More than 85 top chefs and mixologists will combine their talents for an evening of food, cocktails, wine and beer, along with...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:41 PM
At their worst, art fairs appear as little more than consumer-driven, see-and-be-seen, hypermarketed affairs catering to rich people. To anyone not entrenched in that scene — dealer or adviser, artist or collector, curator or critic — they can...