| Mar 16, 2008
Craig Huffman comes to the private-equity world with a multifaceted set of credentials: two master's degrees from the University of Chicago, stints in the non-profit world, and a stretch as a rehabber of distressed properties.
Now Huffman is ready to...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 8:59 AM
Chicago's merchant prince, Potter Palmer, did the unthinkable on this date: He crossed north of the Chicago River and bought part of a filled-in frog pond on what would become Lake Shore Drive, forever changing the fashionable address for chic Chicago....
| Dec 19, 2007
| 6:58 AM
On the 133rd anniversary of the nation's birth, Daniel H. Burnham issued his "Plan of Chicago" as a declaration of independence from the ugliness and confusion that characterized the city after more than a half century of explosive--yet haphazard--...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 11:51 AM
It required Chicagoans of fearless spirit to become pioneer tenants at Sandburg Village. So it was fitting that Anthony Yasillo, a lion keeper at Lincoln Park Zoo, was among the first 10 occupants to move in on this date. The giant project, which...
| Aug 20, 2010
Chicago-based LG Development Group and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture have broken ground on Row 2750, a luxury row home and condominium development in Lincoln Park.
Located at 2750 N. Lakewood Ave., the enclave of 11 residences has nine row homes and...
| Jul 18, 2009
| 7:09 AM
(WGN-AM)- Two people were wounded in a shooting this evening near St. Sabina Church in the South Side's Auburn Gresham community, authorities said.
The shooting happened near West 78th Street and South Racine Avenue, outside the church's elementary...
| May 29, 2008
| 11:47 AM
| May 16, 2009
| 5:16 PM
(WGN-AM) - The mother of a 4-year-old boy found wandering on a South Side street was charged with endangering the life and health of a child, police said.
Sharon Robertson, 35, of the 9100 block of South Drexel Boulevard was charged with the...
| Nov 25, 2007
Christian evangelists can be forgiven for feeling under siege these days. Amid charges of runaway personal spending, Richard Roberts resigned as president of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, and six tax-exempt ministries were recently asked by Sen....
| Oct 20, 2004
Determined to vote in the primary elections earlier this year, Darrell Price said he had to climb out of his wheelchair and crawl down a flight of steps to his polling place in a residential building on the Near South Side.
Price eventually had to tip...
| May 14, 2003
It seems that as soon as toddlers learn to hold on to things, they never go anywhere without objects of affection in tow. Now the backpack has made it possible for kids to really load up, and by the time they reach preschool, lugging stuff around is...