| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The camera hovers inches above the lush tallgrass, the shot panning past the gold prairie that sways to the wind. This pastoral video imagery, projected on walls at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, represents time zero in the exhibit's narrative. We are...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Just when you thought it was safe to dip your toe into summer music, along comes Riccardo Muti to say, "Not so fast." The winter classical music season has, insofar as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is concerned, three more weeks to run.
| May 15, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Riders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break.
Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more.
Over the next few years, the CTA overhauled the...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:24 AM
For ages, mankind has been fascinated by rivers, not simply as natural resources and avenues of commercial conveyance, but also as symbols, metaphors and ideas. Countless artists, composers, writers and thinkers have pondered the significance of these...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:45 AM
A long-standing dispute between the owners of two Chinese restaurants bearing the same name has made its way beyond Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood and into Cook County Court.
For more than three years, Triple Crown Restaurant at 2217 S....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:13 AM
What do you get when you cross a dragon with a boat?
Depending on your imagination, you could get a lot of things. But the first thing you’d get, “dragon boating,” is more than just a badass-sounding compound word. It’s a 1,000-...
| Apr 11, 2013
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).
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Through August 27
Pilsen: Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 26
Hyde Park: Saturday, July 23 and Friday, August 5
Jackson Park: Friday, July 29 and Saturday, August 27
Lincoln Park: Saturday, August 6
Lincoln Square: Friday, August 12...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Jeremy Lin has become a basketball phenomenon.
Derrick Rose may be the MVP, but when the Knicks play the Bulls Monday night, fans from Taiwan and China to Chicago's Chinatown will cheer for Lin to win.
Lin's fairy tale story, a basketball star coming...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:03 AM
Trains were briefly rerouted early this morning on the Red Line because of smoke from a train's brakes in the tunnel near Roosevelt Road and State Street, according to police.
Firefighters reported a burning smell and light smoke in the tunnel and...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 9:14 AM
State regulators closed a Wilmette bank Friday, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and its assets were purchased by a Chicago bank.
Premier Bank, located at 1210 Central Ave. in Wilmette with a branch at 1650 W. Adams St. in Chicago,...