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Tribune reportersAfter hearing from aldermen, angry parents and community members in a meeting interrupted several times by protesters, the Chicago Board of Education today approved a plan to close 49 elementary schools and one high school program. The board voted 4-2 to...
A couple of years ago Ensemble Dal Niente trumpeted its mission as presenting "the fiercest music of recent decades." The Chicago-based group of super-musicians still focuses on championing, commissioning and performing some of the most uncompromising...
RedEyeThe Chicago Water Taxi will open a new North Avenue stop on May 28 to take commuters to train stations downtown, the company announced Tuesday. Wendella boats will shuttle riders between the new North Avenue dock, on the south end of the Cherry Street...
One morning as Rick Cunningham drove to work at the Chicago Board of Trade, he signaled to a cyclist on his right that he was going to pass the car in front of him. As Cunningham merged back into his lane, apparently close to the biker, the cyclist did...
RedEyeA series of burglaries has struck businesses just north of the Loop, according to a community alert Chicago police officials issued Friday. The alert for District 18 said two offenders wearing hooded sweatshirts, baseball caps and gym shoes broke into...
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Composer Orbert Davis has drawn inspiration for movements of “The Chicago River,” his new jazz symphony, from particular images in “The Lost Panoramas” by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. Here is a guide to the five movements of...
RedEyeChicago's got more than 4,795 of them, but only one mile is called "magnificent." That stretch of North Michigan Avenue—which actually is just shy of a mile in length—from the Chicago River to Oak Street certainly is bustling. On any given...
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...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending against 13...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
Elizabeth Redmond, a longtime librarian and researcher at Leo Burnett, could always be counted on to come up with information when it was needed. John Kinsella, a former CEO of the Chicago advertising agency, recalled talking to a client who was at a...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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