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  • New mezzanine opens at Clark/Division stop

    New mezzanine opens at Clark/Division stop
    Mayor Emanuel and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin hailed the reopening of the Clark/Division stop's new mezzanine Monday morning. The 8,800-square-foot mezzanine at LaSalle and Division Streets is part of the $50 million upgrade to the Clark/Division stop on...
  • Dining briefs: PB&J chicken wings, cake made of steak

    Dining briefs: PB&J chicken wings, cake made of steak
    TODAY IN NOSTALGIA GONE CRAY: Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap, the Near North Side bar whose marketing team has a stranglehold on the phrase “award-winning wings,” has concocted its first new chicken wing flavor in four years: PB&J. It is...
  • Beer, breakfast and bikes

    Beer, breakfast and bikes
    Hope you like beer, breakfast and bike mechanics, Chicago. This year's Chicago Bike Week, which runs Friday, June 13, through Friday, June 20, will sport free food, drinks and tune-ups all over the city. Chicago Bike Week celebrates the city's cycling...
  • World War II through a 9-year-old's eyes

    On D-Day, June 6, 1944, I was a 9-year-old boy on the Near North Side of Chicago.  I woke in the morning to hear on the radio that Allied forces had landed in France and the great crusade had begun. We were well aware of our military forces as most of...
  • Remember when fighting about ‘gay marriage’ was a thing?

     
    From the Sunday print column Ted Grady is overly optimistic. “Next year, no one will be talking about 'same-sex'“ weddings, the Near North Side caterer told the Tribune for a story previewing the legalization of gay marriage in Illinois,...
  • Can Mayor Prickly ever become Mayor Personable?

     Can Mayor Prickly ever become Mayor Personable?
    Is it possible to make Mayor Rahm Emanuel even the teeniest bit likable? I desperately want to help him, and I know you do too, because one look at the guy and you know he needs help, but he's too full of pride and arrogance and fear of showing even the...
  • Archdiocese to ordain new deacons on Sunday

    Archdiocese to ordain new deacons on Sunday
    The Archdiocese of Chicago will add seven permanent deacons to its ranks Sunday at a service officiated by Cardinal Francis George. Another deacon was ordained last weekend. The eight new deacons, seven from suburban parishes and one from Chicago,...
  • Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center

    Demonstrators again press for U of C trauma center
    Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
  • Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit

    Sections of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday for Obama's Chicago visit
    RedEye is predicting heavy traffic on Lake Shore Drive Thursday night. President Obama will arrive at O'Hare International Airport at 5:50 p.m., according to NBC Chicago News. His helicopter will be landing near Montrose Harbor early Thursday afternoon,...
  • Doctors add voices to demand for U of C trauma center

    Doctors add voices to demand for U of C trauma center
    A group of doctors and medical students donning white lab coats prodded the University of Chicago on Thursday to provide trauma care to adults, the latest in a series of events this week criticizing the college and drawing attention to the lack of a full-...
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