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For 38 years, a 6-foot-by-20-foot mural sat rolled up in a local history teacher's home, an all-but-forgotten remnant of a Depression-era effort to bring art directly to the people. But a four-year community fundraising campaign and a yearlong...
RedEyeNearly 17 percent of CTA track is under slow zones this month, which is the slowest the rail system has been in nearly five years. The slow-zone snapshot for February shows 16.7 percent of the rail system is under slow zones, which is when a train...
There was no shortage of news in southeastern DuPage County in 2012. Here is a recap, in no particular order, of some of the stories that made headlines during the year. New fee on property owners After several years in the making, officials...
Landmarks Illinois celebrated its seventh and largest fundraiser at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago on March 7, with more than 500 patrons in attendance. Leslie Hindman, John W. McCarter Jr. and Target Corp. were named "Legendary Landmarks." "We are...
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once. Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
Tribune reporterA Loop bank branch was robbed shortly before midday today and the bank robber made off with cash, police said. The Citibank branch on the 100 block of South Michigan Avenue was robbed at about 11:50 a.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...
Some of the Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by the housing crisis are starting to come back, or at least appear to be bottoming out. Home values in the Pullman/Riverdale/Roseland neighborhoods, for instance, rose by an average of 18.6 percent last year...
The Barrow Street Theatre is so close to the Stonewall Inn, where gay Americans famously fought back in 1969, you could carry over your Stella to the theater without the beer losing any of its bubbles. One wishes one could say the same of "Hit the Wall,"...
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The first time Ronaldo Gonzalez met Matthew Bambrick, there was a slight communication glitch. Ronaldo, a third-grader at the Lozano Bilingual & International Center, didn't catch a first name for Bambrick, a security specialist at Exelon Corp. So...
Standing in a hallway of an unfinished apartment high-rise on Lake Shore Drive, sporting a dark suit and hard hat, Curt Bailey bent his head and stared. At the carpet. Then he and a group of his subordinates went to a different floor and stared down...
For RedEyeEating slices of cold fish might not sound as comforting in the dead of winter as slurping a bowl of hot soup, but that hasn't slowed a recent mini-burst of new sushi spots. From a charming BYOB in Lakeview to a sleek bar and kitchen in the South Loop,...
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