| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:21 PM
A plan to transform the former Children’s Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park into condominium towers and storefronts is in limbo after the local alderman rejected the proposal for the high-profile site in one of Chicago’s toniest...
| May 2, 2012
At RedEye, we value strong opinions. And Chicago music fans sure have them.
After nearly 24,000 votes, you narrowed down our RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote Top 10 to the 92s, Hospital Garden, the Retar Crew and Santiago x the Natural. The final four...
| May 6, 2010
Blogging moms and nutritionists are criticizing a new formula for toddlers that comes in chocolate and vanilla flavors as an early start to obesity.
"Is it really a good idea to get our kids hooked on all things chocolate at the same time they're...
| Jan 7, 2010
Kenneth Griffin and his wife, Anne, will give $16 million to the new Children's Memorial Hospital to establish an emergency care center that will be named after the hedge fund managers.
The Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation's commitment, disclosed...
| Aug 8, 2008
As home buyers, Nina Patel and Shari Hagedorn have strikingly different profiles.
Patel, 25 and single, relocated from Boston last fall to work as a pharmacist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Hagedorn, 62 and a longtime Chicago suburbanite, is a...
| Jul 16, 2010
Having just agreed in early July to a five-year, $40 million contract with the Charlotte Bobcats, former Chicago Bulls forward Tyrus Thomas is moving to cut some remaining ties with the Chicago area, taking a huge loss on his two-bedroom condo in...
| Jul 30, 2010
Chicago Blackhawks right winger Marian Hossa has paid $2.35 million for a three-bedroom, 3,940-square-foot condo unit in a Streeterville high-rise.
Last summer, the NHL veteran Hossa, 31, joined the Blackhawks when he signed a 12-year $62.8 million...
| Jun 20, 2007
As best I can tell, there currently are about 59 Americans, out of a population of more than 300 million, whose parents decided, out of the infinite universe of possible name combinations, to call us Howard Witt.
Sadly, 40 others of us are dead,...
| Aug 10, 2009
| 9:50 AM
(WGN-AM)- Dozens of surgeries are being delayed or rescheduled at Northwestern Memorial Hospital this morning after what the medical center called a "ventilation outage" in the operating room area at the Feinberg Pavilion of the main hospital downtown,...
| Feb 7, 2010
We emerged out of the predawn darkness, an assortment of not-yet-caffeinated people toting ski clothes and Starbucks cups. Precisely at the scheduled time of 6:15 a.m., a coach bus pulled up, its cushy seats promising a fine nap. At 6:30 we were off,...
| Jul 26, 2005
It would twist into the sky over Chicago's lakefront like an oversized birthday candle, surpassing Sears Tower and the planned Freedom Tower in New York as the nation's tallest building.
It might, or might not, be built. But it already is drawing fire...