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RedEyeRiders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break. Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more. Over the next few years, the CTA overhauled the...
Tribune reporterA long-standing dispute between the owners of two Chinese restaurants bearing the same name has made its way beyond Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood and into Cook County Court. For more than three years, Triple Crown Restaurant at 2217 S....
A long-standing dispute between the owners of two Chinese restaurants bearing the same name has made its way beyond Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood and into Cook County court. For more than three years, Triple Crown Restaurant at 2217 S. Wentworth Ave....
For ages, mankind has been fascinated by rivers, not simply as natural resources and avenues of commercial conveyance, but also as symbols, metaphors and ideas. Countless artists, composers, writers and thinkers have pondered the significance of these...
For RedEyeWhat do you get when you cross a dragon with a boat? Depending on your imagination, you could get a lot of things. But the first thing you’d get, “dragon boating,” is more than just a badass-sounding compound word. It’s a 1,000-...
RedEyeYou've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask). So...
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For RedEyeMini-review: Ahjoomah's Apron 218 W. Cermak Road 312-326-2800 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start I live a few blocks from much-adored Korean barbecue joint Cho Sun Ok, so if I'm going to take the 40-minute Red Line ride to Chinatown for Korean...
The North Shore Chinese Christian Church in Deerfield has one foot set in the old world and one in the new, as a path to make itself relevant in the 21st century. With ties to Chinese Christian Union Church in Chicago's Chinatown, a presence on the...
The camera hovers inches above the lush tallgrass, the shot panning past the gold prairie that sways to the wind. This pastoral video imagery, projected on walls at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, represents time zero in the exhibit's narrative. We are...
Jazz in Chicago encompasses many overlapping scenes, and one of the most distinctive of them will launch its yearly celebration this weekend. The city's Asian-American community has contributed immeasurably to the richness and range of music in Chicago,...
Tribune reporterShootings across the city left at least one man dead and eight people wounded Sunday, police said. Two people were shot and one died in a shooting about 8:04 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Lake Street in the West Town neighborhood, Chicago Police...
As you read this, Jim Lasko and his family, which includes his wife, two children and a dog named Beckett, are in a car heading east. Or they might have already arrived and are now unpacking boxes of clothes and all the other things that will fill their...
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