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  • Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route

    Getting Around: CDOT upgrades to straighten out kinks in bike route
    Dear Getting Around: You've got mail. Q: What's up with the new bike lanes on Harrison Street, where the lanes bend around State Street (because the east and west approaches to the intersection don't line up with each other)? I see that the city...
  • Northern Trust payout ranks 3rd among banks

    Northern Trust payout ranks 3rd among banks
    When it comes to returning earnings to shareholders through dividends and stock buybacks, Northern Trust Corp. investors have reason to feel hopeful, according to a new analysis. The Chicago-based financial services firm is near the top of a list of...
  • Panel OKs Fulton Market Innovation District

    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The Fulton Market Innovation District plan...
  • When to relinquish priority seating

    Thank you for your column highlighting the lack of civility on the “L.” May I add a note of frustration related to my commute to and from the Loop by bus based on my experiences after knee-replacement surgery.¬†Young men are among the last to...
  • 'Sovereign citizen' follower convicted in federal court in Chicago

    'Sovereign citizen' follower convicted in federal court in Chicago
    Hours before being convicted Wednesday of slapping bogus multibillion-dollar liens on top federal court officials, Cherron Phillips was up to her usual tricks.  While the jury deliberated at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, Phillips, an alleged follower...
  • 30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago

    30 dishes to eat while visiting Chicago
    You've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask). So...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...
  • Sighting: Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger dine with Backstreet Boys at RPM Italian

    Sighting: Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger dine with Backstreet Boys at RPM Italian
    Avril Lavigne and the Backstreet Boys aren’t just touring together. They’re hanging out together as well. Lavigne opened for the Backstreet Boys Wednesday at FirstMerit Pavilion at Northerly Island and then had dinner with husband Chad...
  • New bike lanes in the Loop?

    New bike lanes in the Loop?
    The city's plans to bring bus rapid transit to the Loop also could ease east-west commutes for cyclists. At the recent quarterly meeting of the mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council, Chicago Department of Transportation officials said plans for the project,...
  • Summer dip at Shedd Aquarium

    Summer dip at Shedd Aquarium
    At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up. Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...
  • Hundreds ticketed in error despite using ParkChicago app

    Hundreds ticketed in error despite using ParkChicago app
    More than 300 cars parked legally around Chicago have gotten tickets after drivers used smartphones to pay with new mobile technology introduced by the company that leased the city’s meters. Since the ParkChicago smartphone app was launched in mid-...