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RedEyeChicago's never seen a block party quite like the West Loop Craft Beer Festival. Set to close out Chicago Craft Beer Week, organizers say the May 25 fest will be the first craft beer fest in the city's history to take place in a public street. The...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Festive Events, West Loop
Chicago Tribune reporterCTA train service to the Loop is being disrupted again for the second and final nine-day closing of the Wells Street Bridge. Weekend line work has begun and will end about 4 a.m. Monday, May 6, according to CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski. "L"...
Change of SubjectBy Jessica Reynolds Chicago architect Scott Sarver of the firm smdp has a plan to spruce up the West Loop. Among his many ideas detailed recently in The Architect's Newspaper, he wants to cover the trench of the Kennedy Expressway......
President Grover Cleveland pressed an electric switch, powering the pumps for massive fountains. The jets of water in turn cued the unfurling of flags. What was described as "profound silence" gave way to a cacophony, and the World's Columbian...
The morning CTA commute was slowed today largely by trains detoured into the subway because of the closing of the 91-year-old Wells Street Bridge. As the rush hour peaked around 8:45 a.m., trains on the Red Line between Belmont and Roosevelt -- including...
For RedEyeMysterious protagonist Aiden Pearce might be the star of the upcoming video game "Watch Dogs," but downtown Chicago lights up the box art. Comissioned by Ubisoft to paint a scene that contained both the iconic visage of the Willis Tower and an "L"...
For roughly half a century, cabaret singer Jimmy Damon was practically ubiquitous in Chicago. Clubs, concert halls, charity events, civic gatherings, awards presentations – somehow Damon always was there, dispatching the national anthem or...
Tribune reporterAfter the rainiest April in Chicago’s recorded history kept people inside most of the month, thousands flooded the city’s parks, beaches and streets at the first convincing glimpse of a spring weekend. Temperatures hit the upper-60s on...
Tags: Rentals, Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, South Shore, Apple iPhone
Tribune criticChicago will increase its number of dedicated food-truck parking spaces to 30 from the current total of 21, under a proposal to be presented to the City Council by Mayor Rahm Emanuel today. Working in collaboration with the Chicago Department of...
Rich Cotovsky, the veteran artistic director of the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company on Chicago's North Side, is to receive a special Joseph Jefferson Award at the upcoming award ceremony, the volunteer organization announced Tuesday. Cotovsky, a pharmacist...
Tribune staff reporterA temporary art exhibition will fill 17,000 square-feet on the 3rd floor of Block 37 for a month beginning June 1,according to the Chicago Loop Alliance. The exhibit, "Work at Play," will be hosted by the Chicago Design Museum, a pop-up museum that...
Tags: Museums, Arts, Arts and Culture, Artists
Reuters* Executives warn of higher consumer prices * Bigger operating costs seen dulling hiring * Mayors worry sales-tax revenues will shrivel May 6 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico business groups and some municipal governments are teaming up against a proposed $1...
Tags: Public Finance, Bonds, Government, Business, Politics
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