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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...
Tags: Marshall Field, David Letterman, Racism, Artists, Dave Garroway
For RedEyeMysterious protagonist Aiden Pearce might be the star of the upcoming video game "Watch Dogs," but downtown Chicago lights up the box art. Comissioned by Ubisoft to paint a scene that contained both the iconic visage of the Willis Tower and an "L"...
Tags: Gaming, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Chicago Loop, L (movie)
Chicago Tribune reporterChicago is no stranger to bombs. We live in a relatively bomb-free era, the first such respite Chicagoans have enjoyed since at least the middle of the 19th century. The city that gave the world the mother of all explosive devices and ushered in the...
For RedEyeThe pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more. So on the cusp of Wrigley...
RedEyeYou start to learn things about Chicago after living here a while. RedEye staff members feel we'd be ignoring our civic duty by not clueing you in on some of the best tips and tricks we've acquired over our collective years. Call them ... Chicago hacks?...
Special to Tribune NewspapersAn array of vegetables, herbs, flowers and much more is hitting farm stands as the 2013 farmers market season gets underway. Although most markets will open later in May or in early June, several have already started. The market in Collum opens Wednesday,...
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
FrameworkBy Anne-Marie Garcia, Associated Press HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an...
A newly built condominium unit in the sought-after financial district of Chicago no longer has to be something to envy. With the construction of 235 Van Buren it can be home. "The condominiums offer an exceptional value without compromising on style,"...
Tags: Grant Park, Architecture, Arts and Culture, Vehicles, Lobbying
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Homeless people scrambled to find shelter, schools shut down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures. Waves of frigid Arctic air began...
'Boss' filming wraps in Chicago, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis coming to Wrigley Field, Pitchfork sightingsIf you followed Kelsey Grammer’s time in the Chicago area filming Season 2 of cable network Starz’s “Boss,” you likely know the five-time Emmy-winning actor had his wife’s name tattooed on his hip in April at Insight...
Tribune staff reporterIt's not uncommon for Gian Fulgoni to be told how much he looks like Dustin Hoffman, or even to be mistaken for the Academy Award-winning actor and pressed for an autograph. It happens at least once a week. When it does, the typically gregarious,...
Apr 12, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
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Sep 3, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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