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It's a downtown South Bend attraction that loses about a million dollars in taxpayer money every year, according to Century Center Board of Managers President Greg Downes. But the city is another step closer to appointing new management to the center in...
JULIE PACE,Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Sports, Michelle Obama, Voting, Television Industry
McCormick Place officials Tuesday will launch their search for an architect to design a multiuse arena for DePaul University basketball, concerts and business meetings, seeking proposals that will address community fears that the project will present a...
Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place. This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
RedEyeYeezus, we have a leak. Along with the (conveniently timed?) illegal availability of Kanye West’s album “Yeezus” Friday, the Chicago-raised rapper announced a round of new “projections” slated for locations across the...
Boatloads of fun: Does dad like to be the captain of his own ship?Then check out the boats along Lake Michigan at the Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show. View hundreds of new boats along with activities for all ages as well as live...
Tags: West Loop, Chicago Loop, Chicago Restaurants
Comedy Explosion: "The Talk" co-host Sheryl Underwood, actor John Witherspoon ("Friday," "The Boondocks") and other comedians perform stand-up. July 19 at Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive; $25-$97.50; 800-745-3000,...
Tags: Soldier Field, Music Industry, Music, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z
Tribune reporterChicago hosted a near-record 46.2 million visitors last year, with growth in overnight leisure travel driving the city back to pre-recession levels. The total is a 6.1 percent increase over 2011, and brings the city close to its 2007 record of 46.3...
The National Football League made official on Tuesday what Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week. Because of a scheduling conflict with Easter spectaculars at New York's Radio City Music Hall, the league's own NFL draft extravaganza will shift...
Tags: NFL Pro Bowl, Soldier Field, Frostbite, Sports, United Center
Illinois lawmakers yesterday approved a set of rules to spell out who can carry concealed guns and where they can be carried as the state seeks to meet a court-imposed deadline to allow the practice. The bill represented a compromise that drew...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn have reached an agreement that could end months of indecision by state regulators and accelerate the mayor's moneymaking plans for posting massive digital billboards along the city's expressways. The Illinois...
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