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Due to the closing of Lake Shore Drive early Saturday, May 19, until the Monday, May 21, evening rush hour, as well as parking restrictions at the Museum Campus, Shedd and Adler will not be open to the public, officials announced today. The Adler...
The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium will close for at least one day during this month's NATO summit, but potential logistical problems have museum officials unsure whether to shut down even longer. Because of parking and traffic...
Tags: Museums, McCormick Place, Adler Planetarium, Politics, Hyde Park
Celebrities generally receive applause on their first theatrical entrance — a tradition that too-cool-for-school Chicago audiences often eschew in honor of our ensemble egalitarianism. Some of us, though, are less repressed in expressing our sheer...
Tribune reportersLake Shore Drive and Interstate Highway 55 near McCormick Place will be closed during the NATO summit, federal and Chicago officials announced today. In addition to the highways, the security measures for the summit also will close significant portions...
Tribune reporterFormer President Jimmy Carter opened the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Monday with a challenge to young people to stand up against unnecessary wars and hold the U.S. government accountable for making preemptive strikes. “For the last 60...
What would I do with a five-day minigetaway? Let's see, maybe New York City, San Francisco, Miami or — South Dakota? Lets be honest, the Mount Rushmore State doesn't generally come to mind when thinking "vacation." But after seeing a photo of...
In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
Tags: Museums, Politics, Charity, Teachers, College Sports
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn will join us for a Chicago Forward forum on Wednesday, April 4. It's a rare chance to hear them in conversation with each other about education, jobs, their financial challenges and how they govern. Have something...
Tags: Government, Politics, Illinois Governor, Rahm Emanuel, Pat Quinn
Kardashians coming to Chicago area, Taylor Momsen DJing at Nellcote, R. Kelly films video at Angels & Kings"Keeping up with the Kardashians" stars Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are koming to the Chicago area to meet with Kardashian Kollection kustomers. (See what I did there?) The famous siblings are scheduled to take part in a meet-and-greet at Sears...
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
Tribune staff reporterRichard Chaifetz built his company and career in Chicago, but it's 300 miles southwest of here where he's a household name. ComPsych Corp., the company Chaifetz started in 1984, grew into a worldwide provider of employee assistance programs to...
It's testament to how interesting I found "Genghis Khan" that I came away from this richly detailed exhibition wanting still more. There's a lot to take in, from implements of the wars Genghis waged to build his empire to cultural artifacts. But for...
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