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This rediscovered lakefront Chicago neighborhood preserves its Roaring '20s business district. Read more about Uptown, Chicago.
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Top Uptown Articles

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  • Consummate outsider artist Fred Burkhart emerges from underground

    Consummate outsider artist Fred Burkhart emerges from underground
    As you begin to read this story about Fred Burkhart, Fred Burkhart may be dead. That's a shock, I know, but it is what it is. In August, Burkhart was told that the prostate cancer he has been living with and fighting for more than three years had...
  • Stingray Touch exhibit opens for summer at Shedd Aquarium

    Stingray Touch exhibit opens for summer at Shedd Aquarium
    The surprise isn't that the Shedd Aquarium now has an exhibit where visitors can touch stingrays as they glide by, but rather that the most popular aquarium in the U.S. hasn't had one before now. Usually called something like Stingray Bay or Stingray...
  • Ambitious Beethoven fest wants listeners to feel the 'love'

    Ambitious Beethoven fest wants listeners to feel the 'love'
    Ludwig van Beethoven was forever pushing boundaries, and the annual Chicago festival that bears the composer's name continues to do the same, even more so than in the past. “Beethoven Festival: LOVE 2013,” as the third edition is titled,...
  • Rhyme, reason for the end

    And now it's goodbye To the Rich Daley reign The fun and the glory The pleasure, the pain. For more than two decades He ruled like a king And answered his critics: "Put dis up your thing!" They called him "Boss Junior" A nod to his dad Who also was...
  • Chicago gets a new superhero

     
    Tim Seeley a local Chicago writer that has worked for Marvel and DC Comics brings Witchblade to Chicago with issue 151 that comes out this Wednesday, January 4, 2012. With most comic book characters based out of New York, it’s a change of pace for a...
  • Sink/Villalobos go on jobs offensive

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink has been endorsed by Republican state Sen. Alex Villalobos, and plans to get some mileage out of the Miami lawmaker's backing Tuesday at a capital city workforce center “to discuss the...
  • Album review: Iron & Wine's 'Kiss Each Other Clean'

     
    There’s a graduate thesis waiting to happen in exploring the strangely beatific air that surrounds the music of Sam Beam’s Iron & Wine. With poetic songs that unspool like oblique parables and a lush beard that would make naturalist John......
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Monster Mash: L.A. Philharmonic announces new season; Olivier nominations; Kevin Spacey's Middle East theater school

     
    Arts news including LA Phil announces 2011-12 season; Olivier Award announces nominations; Kevin Spacey's plans for a Middle East theater school and James Franco's "Three's Company" play...
  • Following Boystown: A social media guide

     
    Want to stay in the know? Friend, follow and check-in to these local hotspots....
  • Alderman runoff about development, political approach

     
    Tomorrow is judgment day for Michele Smith and Tim Egan, the two aldermanic wannabes facing off in Tuesday's runoff election. The Tribune has a briefing for those who want an update: For decades, many of the city's North Side neighborhoods embraced...