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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- On a recent weekday afternoon, Clint Zalas, a local attorney, entered the First Bank Building at Main and Jefferson downtown, passed through the Art Deco lobby and stepped into a waiting elevator. Inside, the operator, Sandra Buie, seated...
Overhead trains, river-touring boats, legendary dinosaurs and American Girls: Chicago's best attractions appeal to all ages. And though it's a big city, Chicago extends a warm Midwestern welcome to visitors while keeping it real with an ample dose of...
When the Norton Museum of Art tasked Lego man Dan Parker with re-creating the world's best skyscrapers for its new exhibit, the artist made 1 World Trade Center the tallest of them all. Standing 9 feet 2 inches tall from base to antenna, Parker's Lego-...
About five hours before the puck dropped Wednesday for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw posted this on his Twitter feed: "The moment we all dreamed about as kids! Game 1 Stanley Cup Finals!'' At midnight at the United...
May and early June's rain-soaked weather kept us from unpacking our shorts until last week, but the recent arrival of—hey!—actual warm temperatures means that the city now is patio partying with abandon. Five new rooftops debuted this season...
Above downtown Chicago, on the 28th floor of Willis Tower, United Airlines employees stare at double-paneled computer monitors and communicate with the world without speaking. Members of the social media team at United are sometimes dealing one-on-one...
Divvy, the new rental bicycle that Chicago's transportation chief predicts will become a popular "bike taxi" option for short trips, made its debut for test rides at Bike the Drive on Sunday. The Divvy show-and-tell during the once-a-year morning...
Tags: Government, Metra, Divvy Bike Share, Education, Bike the Drive
RedEyeStrolling along the Lake Michigan beachfront. Gazing into each other’s eyes while coasting aboard the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier. Holding hands and tiptoeing to the glass edge of the Willis Tower’s Skydeck. Is there a more romantic city...
Anthony Simone doesn't remember much these days. The effects of a traumatic brain injury are so severe that he refers to his iPod as "my brain." But the five men from Pedro 66, he remembers. In a hallway at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital...
At the kickoff of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association's annual convention this month, that organization's strides — not to mention the entire nation's — were no more clear than on a simple United Airlines banner beside the...
RedEyeThere’s a notion that it can’t happen here. Tornadoes are creatures of the plains. They lurk in cornfields--not cities. Not Chicago. Those jaw-dropping pictures snapped in the wake of the deadly tornado that tore through the Oklahoma...
Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
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