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Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the shore, If you see a lion there, Don't forget to roar. This unconventional take on a very familiar song is what parents and their children (grandparents too) heard as they strolled into the lobby of the Ruth...
The Chicago Children's Theatre is to stage its entire 2012-13 season at the Ruth Page Theatre on Chicago's Near North Side, the company announced Wednesday morning. Shows slated for the new residency include a new musical version of the much-beloved...
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This time, Steve Bartman comes to the rescue. For the first half-hour of Theatre Seven's "We Live Here," an original, ensemble-driven, multiauthor homage to the quintessence of the city of Chicago, the show flails around. The early pieces feel...
Tags: Vehicles, Transportation, Itasca, Human Interest, Travel
Change of SubjectDaley nephew indicted in '04 death of David Koschman A special Cook County grand jury indicted former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Koschman in a drunken confrontation on the city’s......
Change of Subject(Updated and revised) I’m not about to throw the flag yet on Jeff Pearlman’s new book, “Sweetness -- the enigmatic life of Walter Payton.” Judging by the lengthy excerpt in the current Sports Illustrated, it appears to be a well......
Lincoln ParkI have this thing when it comes to food and restaurants. Once I find something that is delicious, I'm talking spot-on satisfying, I have a hard time straying from that food or place. For example – if I'm going to eat Mexican food, you have to do...
Lincoln ParkI'm having a hard time finding a good bakery in my ‘hood. I usually stray out to different parts of the city if I'm in dire need of baked goods. If I need a doughnut or a dozen two, there's no other place to go than the Doughnut Vault on the Near...
Change of SubjectThe Reader's Mick Dumke sets the scene: Hundreds of people gathered inside a Chatham church Saturday morning for a Q&A session with police superintendent Garry McCarthy. But 15 minutes after (11 a.m., when) it was scheduled to start, the featured......
Lincoln ParkThe Tribune has breaking news about a fire that started in Lincoln Park this afternoon: An extra-alarm fire broke out at a vacant 3-story brick building on the Near North Side in the city's Lincoln Park neighborhood this afternoon, officials said. About...
The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Northwest Highway" ★★★½ Through July 17 at Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave.; Running time: 1 hour, 30 minutes; Tickets: $20-$30 at 773-283-7071 and thegifttheatre.org In Bruce Norris' “Clybourne Park,”...
TribLocal - EvanstonThe brother of rock musician Billy Corgan was mugged on a Red Line train on the Near North Side this morning by a group who …...
Chicago Breaking NewsA coyote spotted on the Near North Side is believed to be part of a study of urban wildlife and is not considered a danger to the public, an official said today.The animal was spotted by someone in the area about 8:35 p.m. Tuesday near Division Street...
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