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One of the casualties of the Blizzard of '11 is an historic West Side church, where two Gothic-style towers came down, sending stone, bricks and parts of the truss roof of the church into the sanctuary. Rev. George W. Daniels, senior pastor of First...
By Tim Engstrom Albert Lea Tribune, Minn. If thousands of fans of International Harvester are coming to Albert Lea, it’s going to be handy to know a bit of the company’s storied history. Here is a primer on International Harvester and...
Change of SubjectThen -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
WrigleyvilleHere's a story from the Sun-Times that's sure to get Cubs history buffs talking: If Chicago has been willing to believe that a cow caused the Great Chicago Fire, maybe it will buy this one: The White Sox got the idea to throw the 1919 World Series after...
TribLocal - EvanstonExtend your burlesque skills by learning a dance to "Runaround Sue” by Dion and the Belmonts with Ms. Bea Haven, the Great Chicago Fire. You …...
TribLocal - Naperville » NewsBefore plans for Centennial Beach were even drawn, Arthur “Buck” Rikli remembers swimming in “the little secret beach.” It was an abandoned quarry — one …...
CHICAGO — If Chicago has been willing to believe that a cow caused the Great Chicago Fire, maybe it will buy this one: The White Sox got the idea to throw the 1919 World Series after the Cubs did the same thing one year earlier. That's the...
November 29: Author - Neal Samors Talks About Chicago's Lake Shore Drive: Urban America's Most Beautiful RoadwayWGN NewsNeal Samors Events: December 15 noon The City Club of Chicago Maggiano's 111 Grand Avenue Chicago www.cityclub-chicago.com January 19, 2011 noon The Chicago Architecture Foundation 224 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago caf.architecture.org To purchase...
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The West Side often gets a bad rap — known for the 1968 King riots, the traffic jams on the Eisenhower Expressway and pockets of high crime. But it's also an area with rich history, warm neighborhoods and fascinating people: 1 When a fire broke out...
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Special to the TribuneThe Chicago History Museum store is revamping everything, including its book selection, which takes up one wall of the sunlit Lincoln Park shop. Newly managed by Event Network, a specialty retailer for cultural attractions across the country, the store is...
Special to the TribuneInside the Top Notch Beefburgers diner on 95th Street, things haven't changed much for decades. Owner Diran "Speedy" Soulian no longer flips hamburgers with the verve that earned him his nickname, but at age 80 he still runs the show. He still makes the...
Tribune reporterYou don't have to look far to find architectural gems in Oak Park. With its patchwork of stucco, frame and brick homes punctuated by Victorian and Prairie Style structures, the community is an architect's dream. "Oak Park is an outdoor museum of...
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