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WGN NewsAirports may be the last places you'd expect to find peace and quiet, but they do exist. In fact, the airport chapel at O'Hare is celebrating 50 years! Religious holidays are a busy time for airport chapels. And as WGN's Micah Materre reports, these...
I have seen a couple of little girls walk from a roller coaster at Navy Pier's Winter Wonderfest dizzy with delight; had a man on Michigan Avenue call me a "------ Scrooge" when I refused to give him "$42 dollars so I can have train fare to visit my...
All The RageJockey International Inc. has documented that the first pair of its men's brief-style underpants was sold at Marshall Field & Co. in Chicago on Jan. 19, 1935. And, although it is undocumented, it's more than likely that the first wedgie......
(WGN-AM)- President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated retired Chicago investment banker Louis Susman to be ambassador to Britain, one of the plum appointments available to the president. Susman was a top fundraiser for Obama's presidential campaign and...
Tribune staff reporterThere will be a day, Sister Nancy Murray knows, when she will have to return to her order, when being a globe-trotting superstar nun who performs a one-woman show dozens of times a year will no longer be practical, and her congregation, based in...
Chicago Tribune reporterRalph Smykal has never seen the nation's housing market as bad off as it is right now, and that's saying a lot for an octogenarian whose family-owned company has weathered recession, the Depression and two World Wars. Despite his take on the market, he...
A few days ago, Joan Lefkow was walking down a Chicago street flanked by federal marshals when a panhandler walked up to her and said, "God bless you, Judge Lefkow." It has been nine months since U.S. District Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow's name and...
Tags: Apartments, Laws, Homes, V (tv program), Family
Tribune reporterThese days, it seems the South Side neighborhood of Hyde Park has been put on the map as the stomping grounds of President-elect Barack Obama. There are walking tours that show off his favorite restaurants and coffee shops, magazine and newspaper...
Tags: Architecture, Muhammad Ali, Business, Museums, Hyde Park
Special to the Chicago TribuneThere was a time, in its Roaring '20s heyday, when Uptown lived up to its name in more than one way. Yes, it stood higher than the Loop on the Chicago city map, but it also represented a glamorous step up from much of the rest of the Windy City. In his...
Tags: Uptown, Sales, Glenn Miller, Business, Rentals
The Marshall Field's name, as identified with Chicago as its lakefront and its skyline, is being erased in favor of a Manhattan moniker--Macy's. This move kills off a 153-year-old brand that survived the Chicago Fire but now succumbs to bottom-line...
Tribune chief business correspondentFederated Department Stores chief Terry J. Lundgren has spent his years in retailing, and he had a product he wanted to sell: A new brand name for an old, familiar product, the quaintly titled Marshall Field's. He knew the change might be rough on...
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