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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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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Dist. 225 recommending Beck’s as next bookstore operator

     
    A Chicago-area company could take over operation of the Glenbrook High School District 225 bookstore as soon as this summer. Administrators are recommending the Board …...
  • Indie band Carbon Tigers band says $30k worth of musical equipment stolen

     
    A Chicago band with Libertyville roots said $30,000 worth of  music and sound equipment  was stolen recently from their van. “At first we were kind …...
  • Meet the commenters: 'AReader'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: AReader Real name: Andrew Gender: Male Age: 36 Occupation: IP attorney, assuming I pass the Bar this summer. Former writer and sociology Ph.D. student. Family info: Never married (yet), but very much in......
  • Tribune archive: The Daniel Taylor case

     
    Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
  • Sighting: 'The Office' actor Craig Robinson at Taste of Chicago

     
    Craig Robinson arrives at the premiere Of Universal Studios Hollywood's "King Kong 360 3-D" attraction in Universal City, California. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, June 29, 2010) Craig Robinson, who plays Darryl on "The Office" and hosts the latest...
  • Daley says 100 more officers needed, but no money

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:41 p.m. The city needs to hire 100 more police officers, Mayor Richard Daley said today, but should not fund their salaries from a tax program reserved for promoting economic development."You have to hire a......