News

April 20, 2017 News



  • (Abel Uribe / Chicago Tribune) - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune -  Trumpeter Jon Faddis, singer Sheila Jordan, guitarist George Freeman and centennial tributes to Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald will headline the 39th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, running Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 in Millennium Park ...
  • A look at the Bears' 2017 schedule - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  The Bears' 2017 schedule will be officially released Thursday night. But per Atlanta reports, the Bears will open the season against the defending NFC champion Falcons at Soldier Field. It will mark the Falcons' first regular-season game since they ...
  • Last days of Chicago's Fulton Market: Restaurants edge out meatpackers - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune -  What remains of the Fulton Market meatpacking district is an outline of a world that gave many of its current restaurants their gritty bona fides. Business owners like the Bridgford brothers, whose family has been making bread dough and beef jerky ...
  • A New Tower Has Been Added To Chicago's Riverfront - CBS Chicago

    CBS Chicago -  Mayor Emanuel opened Thursday a new office tower in the West Loop, where the north, south and main branches of the Chicago River meet. The 150 North Riverside office tower stands 54 stories high and features a very narrow base structure, like an ...
  • 6 Argo Tea locations in Chicago to go cashless starting Monday - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Tribune -  Argo said the introduction of cashless cafes will allow it to speed up service. It has 16 Chicago-area locations, according to its website. It didn't say why these locations were chosen, but they are in some of the most trafficked places in the city ...
  • Free workshops will offer guidance to owners of vintage Chicago homes - Curbed Chicago

    Curbed Chicago -  There's really nothing like a Chicago greystone, bungalow, or worker cottage. While these homes are often loaded with character and quality materials and craftsmanship, buyers of classic Chicago homes often inherit issues with aging electrical systems, ...
  • Charles Lloyd finds 'great storytellers' among Chicago musicians - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  Lloyd could probably talk for hours about all the great musicians he's known from Chicago such as Booker Little, who was his best friend in high school, went to college at the Chicago Conservatory of Music and performed in the city for a couple of years.
  • Huge delays on Metra BNSF after person hit near La Grange - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  Trains on the BNSF line were operating with delays of up to almost 2 hours, after a pedestrian was struck by a Metra train Thursday morning in west suburban La Grange, officials said. Inbound train No. 1208, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 6:38 a.m ...
  • A Poet's History of Chicago - New Republic

    New Republic -  In his introduction to St. Clair Drake and Horace Cayton's Black Metropolis, a foundational text of the African-American urban experience, Richard Wright wrote, “Chicago is the known city; perhaps more is known about it, how it is run, how it kills ...
  • Metra: Person struck by BNSF train in La Grange - Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Sun-Times -  A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train Thursday morning on the BNSF line in west suburban La Grange. Inbound train No. 1208, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 6:38 a.m., struck a pedestrian about 6:15 a.m. between Gilbert and Brainard avenues in La ...

Tweets from Chicago
twitter