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President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed at his South Side home in Kenwood Saturday morning, something he said he was looking forward to. The president arrived in Chicago Friday night to raise money for his re-election campaign. He headlined...
Tags: Chicago Loop, Gold Coast, Barack Obama, South Loop, Kenwood
President Barack Obama is in Chicago for three fundraisers tonight, and plans to sleep in his own bed for the first time in a long while. About 350 people were in the Chicago Cultural Center ballroom at 78 W. Washington St. for the first event, where...
Tags: NATO, Joe Biden, Politics, Barack Obama, Executive Branch
After raising millions at three fundraisers Friday night, President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed this morning and walked in his Kenwood neighborhood before going back to Washington. A little before noon Obama walked about four blocks to the home...
Tags: Chicago Loop, NATO, Gold Coast, Barack Obama, Soldier Field
Two years after a $6 million jobs grant from the state jump-started construction on its new building, the Museum of Broadcast Communications has a lot to show for it: 18,000 square feet of television and radio exhibits, recordings and memorabilia that...
Tags: Bill Kurtis, Politics, Jack D Franks, Government, Entertainment
More than half of Chicago's elevators did not receive their required inspection last year, despite a reform program launched in 2009 to reduce a massive backlog of examinations, a Tribune analysis of city records found. Of roughly 26,000 elevators, lifts...
WGN TV NewsThis weekend, the Chicago Gospel Festival and Pride Parade move from their previous locations to expand and add comfort for crowds. Chicago’s Gospel Festival begins Thursday, June 21st through Sunday June 24th. The festival has moved to the...
The city has launched a "blitz" of elevator inspections, stepping up its review of thousands of devices that have not received annual checkups, but officials acknowledge it could still take years to examine all of them. Of roughly 26,000 elevators, lifts...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe stars were out in force for the opening night of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival. The evening began with the premiere of "The Last Rites of Joe May" at the Harris Theatre at Millennium Park. Chicago connections were prominent with...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe century-old Junior League of Chicago celebrated its 40th Gazebo Holiday Market with a Martinis & Mistletoe preview party at the Chicago Cultural Center. Santa greeted everyone at the door for this festive affair that offered an exclusive first look at...
Special to Tribune NewspapersThe 19th annual Bear Tie Ball, themed "Rhythms for a Reason," attracted more than 750 patrons to the UIC Forum on March 10 to benefit Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Co-chaired by Nina Mariano and Tracy Scurto, the gala program included a...
The Tribune's Prohibition-era mob reporter Alfred "Jake" Lingle got a little too close to his subject. On June 9, 1930, he was murdered in cold blood at the southwest corner of Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue. (Today the location is the pedway...
Tags: Metra, Robert R. McCormick, Al Capone
Thanks to the indefatigable Ann Murray, Chicago enjoys a weekly gift of classical music under the world's largest Tiffany glass dome. And Al Booth's dream lives on. Those Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are the brainchild of the late, legendary Elias...
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