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Baltimore Sun
Woodstock's Vince Cooke biking Route 66 to check off bucket-list item, help cancer patientsabout directions." Before leaving Chicago, Cooke planned to ceremoniously dip
Woodstock's Vince Cooke biking Route 66 to check off bucket-list item, help cancer patients
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
about directions." Before leaving Chicago, Cooke planned to ceremoniously dip his bicycle tires in Buckingham Fountain at Grant Park, near the start of Route 66. Should he complete the trip, he said, he'll do the same in the Pacific. Those who... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
New Clawson park attendants help keep fun safeand fun. Starting in April of this year, Todd Owens, Tim Hopkinson, and Bob Ku
New Clawson park attendants help keep fun safe
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
and fun. Starting in April of this year, Todd Owens, Tim Hopkinson, and Bob Kusiak began their daily patrols of Parkland, Grant Park, and Clawson City Park as members of the parks and recreation team. Dressed in light blue polo shirts, the three... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Runner dies during J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge(AP) — Chicago police say a runner died after collapsing during a race in Grant
Runner dies during J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — Chicago police say a runner died after collapsing during a race in Grant Park. Police say the 43-year-old man was participating in the 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge when emergency crews were called at about 7:30 p.m. last night. He... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Divvy expands valet service to ballgames, more festivals in neighborhoodsexpansion of the service provided at major events last year like the Grateful D
Divvy expands valet service to ballgames, more festivals in neighborhoods
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
expansion of the service provided at major events last year like the Grateful Dead shows at Soldier Field, Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Riot Fest in Douglas Park and the Air & Water Show and the Taste of Chicago on the lakefront. Valet service will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why the Field Museum wasn't built on Chicago's lakefrontwhatever.'" Still, Ward was open to compromise, tired after years of hectoring
Why the Field Museum wasn't built on Chicago's lakefront
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
whatever.'" Still, Ward was open to compromise, tired after years of hectoring and suing the city to clean up what is now Grant Park, which was then little more than a dumping ground. If guaranteed that the museum would be a unique exception, Ward... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Runner dies after collapsing during 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate ChallengeCHICAGO — Chicago police say a runner has died after collapsing during a race i
Runner dies after collapsing during 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO — Chicago police say a runner has died after collapsing during a race in Grant Park. Police say the 39-year-old man was participating in the 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge when emergency crews were called at about 7:30 p.m.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Runner dies after collapsing during 3.5-mile Chicago raceCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say a runner has died after collapsing during a r
Runner dies after collapsing during 3.5-mile Chicago race
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say a runner has died after collapsing during a race in Grant Park. Police say the 39-year-old man was participating in the 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge when emergency crews were called at about 7:30 p.m.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Runner dies after collapsing during 3.5-mile Chicago raceCHICAGO -- Chicago police say a runner has died after collapsing during a race
Runner dies after collapsing during 3.5-mile Chicago race
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago police say a runner has died after collapsing during a race in Grant Park. Police say the 39-year-old man was participating in the 3.5-mile J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge when emergency crews were called at about 7:30 p.m.... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Warden seeks back-up in war on dog foulingtop of the agenda is always dog fouling and litter. “Several areas highlighted
Warden seeks back-up in war on dog fouling
Forres Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
top of the agenda is always dog fouling and litter. “Several areas highlighted to me are Bogton, Mannachie Park, Pilmuir, Grant Park even Clovenside Cemetery. “The majority of dog owners are of a responsible nature and to them I say ‘keep up the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Runner dies in Grant Park raceA 39-year-old man who was participating in a running race in Grant Park Thursda
Runner dies in Grant Park race
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
A 39-year-old man who was participating in a running race in Grant Park Thursday evening was pronounced dead after collapsing as the race had begun a short time earlier, according to officials. The man was participating in the J.P. Morgan Corporate... Read more
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examiner.com
This week’s races and runs: May 31-June 5the 3rd Annual Noonan Syndrome 5K Run/Walk/Kids Run at Lakewood Forest Preserve
This week’s races and runs: May 31-June 5
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
the 3rd Annual Noonan Syndrome 5K Run/Walk/Kids Run at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda, Illinois; the Color Run at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois; the Eau Claire Triathlon at Eau Claire, Wisconsin; the Fleet Feet Historic Run: Uptown at... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
An epic Shakespeare mashup, Beyonce and Wayne Shorterthe route and strategic rest stops with water and snacks, and at the end of the
An epic Shakespeare mashup, Beyonce and Wayne Shorter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
the route and strategic rest stops with water and snacks, and at the end of the ride you can hang out in Butler Field in Grant Park for live music and breakfast. And you're helping a good cause, because the registration fees go to the Active... Read more
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The MidWeek
Audition for CSA Youth Sinfonia set for June 4Sinfonia.� He performs regularly as a soloist and with many ensembles, includin
Audition for CSA Youth Sinfonia set for June 4
The MidWeek / Posted 4 days ago
Sinfonia.� He performs regularly as a soloist and with many ensembles, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra. He is professor of cello at the Wheaton Conservatory of Music and also is on the faculty of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Coffee Break: Randy D. Podolskyget to enjoy a novel. Q: What was your first paying job? A: After selling mag
Coffee Break: Randy D. Podolsky
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
get to enjoy a novel. Q: What was your first paying job? A: After selling magazine subscriptions to office workers in Grant Park during the lunch hour, my first "real" job was managing a gas station at night, Tracy's 66 at Howard and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Elijah Clark accused of driving drunk, crashing into utility pole“smelled like alcohol.” When interviewed by police, one of the passengers in t
Elijah Clark accused of driving drunk, crashing into utility pole
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
“smelled like alcohol.” When interviewed by police, one of the passengers in the vehicle told them they had driven to Grant Park at about 2:30 a.m. that Saturday. The complaint indicates “they drank alcohol at the park until about 5:00 a.m.”... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta Olympicsof a hallway leading to the Lloyd and Mary Whitaker Cyclorama building followin
Atlanta Olympics
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
of a hallway leading to the Lloyd and Mary Whitaker Cyclorama building following that famed attraction’s move from Grant Park, the brief shutdown will allow the AHC to create a new exhibition focused on the ‘96 Games from a... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Understanding the magic and mayhem of The Replacementsone of the first independent bands to be signed by a major record label, Chicag
Understanding the magic and mayhem of The Replacements
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
one of the first independent bands to be signed by a major record label, Chicago’s role in The Replacements story, the legendary “break-up show” in Grant Park and how they were a band out of their time. Visit wgnplus.com for blogs, podcasts and mo... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cowboys hope to host 2018 NFL draft at new Frisco headquartersChicago and carried out by Temple University. The NFL expanded its operational
Cowboys hope to host 2018 NFL draft at new Frisco headquarters
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Chicago and carried out by Temple University. The NFL expanded its operational footprint this year, transforming Chicago's Grant Park and Roosevelt Theatre into a production called "Draft Town." It was billed as something of a football carnival for... Read more
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ESPN
Cowboys covet role as draft host at relocated HQTheatre of Roosevelt University, which seats about 3,000. More than 225,000 att
Cowboys covet role as draft host at relocated HQ
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
Theatre of Roosevelt University, which seats about 3,000. More than 225,000 attended the Draft Town celebration in Grant Park over three days. "The potential for having the draft in Frisco at The Star is immeasurable, especially with an... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Teens Arrested After Beating of Man and His Friend in Venturabeating at the hands of three suspects in their late teens, according to police
Teens Arrested After Beating of Man and His Friend in Ventura
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 8 days ago
beating at the hands of three suspects in their late teens, according to police. The incident occurred in the area of Grant Park at 699 Brakey Road in the City of Ventura. Ventura police arrested 19-year-old Hugo Cervantes, 18-year-old Noel... Read more
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Ventura County Star
3 arrested in connection with alleged assault of two friends at Ventura parkVentura police said they arrested three people in connection with an assault on
3 arrested in connection with alleged assault of two friends at Ventura park
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
Ventura police said they arrested three people in connection with an assault on two men Thursday at Grant Park. Two Ventura friends, both 20, were at a turnout about 3:10 p.m. at the park, 699 Brakey Road, when three men got out of a vehicle and... Read more
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New York Post
Democrats’ demons: reason to fear convention chaosinto the race, and would soon be cut down by an assassin. It wasn’t only McCar
Democrats’ demons: reason to fear convention chaos
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
into the race, and would soon be cut down by an assassin. It wasn’t only McCarthy and the protesters who gathered in Grant Park that made for drama in Chicago. That was also the year in which the Democrats purged their segregationist... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Leisurely trek in Golden found at Welchester Tree Grant Parkmore than 54,000 acres, including 28 regional parks and a trail system summing
Leisurely trek in Golden found at Welchester Tree Grant Park
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
more than 54,000 acres, including 28 regional parks and a trail system summing to approximately 230 miles. Welchester Tree Grant Park in Jefferson County offers visitors a welcome respite from an otherwise busy day. (Tony Perkins / For the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Protesters call on parks group to drop opposition to Lucas Museumin the 2014 tax year, according to the foundation's tax form. At the parks for
Protesters call on parks group to drop opposition to Lucas Museum
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
in the 2014 tax year, according to the foundation's tax form. At the parks forum luncheon, Bob O'Neill, president of the Grant Park Conservancy, spoke in favor of the Lucas project at the originally proposed location south of Soldier Field. "I... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Homer couple marries life, artprose and poetry her search for mindfulness and how to incorporate it into one’
Homer couple marries life, art
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 9 days ago
prose and poetry her search for mindfulness and how to incorporate it into one’s personal life. The Paynes first met in Grant Park, Chicago, when Skywalker was at Columbia College and Brian studied art at the American Academy of Art. Brian used... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sanders risks repeat of 1968’s riot convention, says Dem senatorof the crowd practicing tactics in preparation for their protests during the De
Sanders risks repeat of 1968’s riot convention, says Dem senator
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
of the crowd practicing tactics in preparation for their protests during the Democratic National Convention in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, 1968 Senator Barbara Boxer, a surrogate for Clinton at the Nevada convention, said today on... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta OKs liquor sales at Memorial Drive projectsthe projects from laws mandating a certain distance between liquor sales and ot
Atlanta OKs liquor sales at Memorial Drive projects
ajc.com / Posted 10 days ago
the projects from laws mandating a certain distance between liquor sales and other uses, such as residences. Members of the Grant Park Neighborhood Association previously voted to support the exemptions. Urban Realty Partners is redeveloping the... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Forres whisky museum closed for goodopened the attraction at the Tolbooth on June 28, 2013 to coincide with the fir
Forres whisky museum closed for good
Forres Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
opened the attraction at the Tolbooth on June 28, 2013 to coincide with the first European Pipe Band Championships event at Grant Park. “I offered to run a whisky museum to help raise money for FHT and was delighted when they accepted,” he... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's what's on the menu at this year's Taste of ChicagoTaste of Chicago, the annual food festival in Grant Park, is adding 20 new rest
Here's what's on the menu at this year's Taste of Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
Taste of Chicago, the annual food festival in Grant Park, is adding 20 new restaurants this year, with traditional booths, pop-up restaurants and food trucks. New booths are Abundance Bakery, Brazilian steakhouse Texas de Brazil and Frannie's... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Taste of Chicago: Full 2016 Music, Food Lineupin the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago this summer. The world's largest food fest
Taste of Chicago: Full 2016 Music, Food Lineup
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
in the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago this summer. The world's largest food festival, which will take place July 6-10 in Grant Park, will feature five-day vendors, pop-up restaurants and food trucks along with music from The Roots, The... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Taste of Chicago 2016 restaurants revealedCity of Chicago revealed the 69 restaurants that will participating in the 36th
Taste of Chicago 2016 restaurants revealed
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
City of Chicago revealed the 69 restaurants that will participating in the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago this July 6–10 in Grant Park. Of those restaurants, 20 are newcomers including three new five-day restaurants, six new food trucks and 11 new... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stagewas during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stage
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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ajc.com
Exploring Atlanta's lost amusement parkshimself while in office. Chosewood owned a sloping tract of land known as Littl
Exploring Atlanta's lost amusement parks
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
himself while in office. Chosewood owned a sloping tract of land known as Little Switzerland, just a block east of today's Grant Park. Back then, "White City" was a very popular name for amusement parks. The name comes from the 1893 World's... Read more
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WA Today
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stagewas during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stage
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stagewas during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stage
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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The Age
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stagewas during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stage
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stagewas during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
Jane Little, world's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies on stage
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Record-holding musician collapses on stage, dies at 87was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
Record-holding musician collapses on stage, dies at 87
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
World's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies during performancewas during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a p
World's longest serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies during performance
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
was during the Depression, and we didn't own one, even though my mother was a pianist. "Later, at Girls High School in Grant Park, I wanted to join the glee club, and I found out that freshmen had to take a musical aptitude test. ... I took the... Read more
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ajc.com
Dimitroff to host bike-to-work event on FridayAtlanta Falcons) The route will feature several iconic Atlanta landmarks, incl
Dimitroff to host bike-to-work event on Friday
ajc.com / Posted 13 days ago
Atlanta Falcons) The route will feature several iconic Atlanta landmarks, including Centennial Olympic Park, Turner Field, Grant Park, the Krog Street Tunnel, and Piedmont Park. The ride is open to the public and riders are encouraged to join... Read more
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examiner.com
Take me out to the ballgame: The Braves final season at The Tedan Atlanta staycation, there are a number of accommodations nearby – including
Take me out to the ballgame: The Braves final season at The Ted
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
an Atlanta staycation, there are a number of accommodations nearby – including the Country Inn & Suites Downtown and the Grant Park Hotel on Pollard Boulevard – right next door to Turner Field. Visit the Atlanta Braves website to view the Final... Read more
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ajc.com
Party-ready property on Grant Park home tourA cursive sign on Chris Chadwick’s and Gavin George’s back deck simply says, “R
Party-ready property on Grant Park home tour
ajc.com / Posted 15 days ago
A cursive sign on Chris Chadwick’s and Gavin George’s back deck simply says, “Relax.” It’s easy for them to do so in Grant Park. They often get together with neighbors for front porch-sitting or hanging out on their multi-level deck. The deck... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Volunteers urged to pipe upsounding the drum for volunteers to help them stage this year’s event. The Eur
Volunteers urged to pipe up
Forres Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
sounding the drum for volunteers to help them stage this year’s event. The European Pipe Band Championship will be held in Grant Park, on Saturday, June 25 and volunteers are needed to help ensure its success. The competition, sponsored by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The city that works — for whom?down lanes of Lake Shore Drive, some with parked Streets and Sans trucks, and d
The city that works — for whom?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
down lanes of Lake Shore Drive, some with parked Streets and Sans trucks, and denied access to citizens of key areas of Grant Park between Balbo and Jackson and Michigan and Lake Shore Drive. A major traffic intersection at Congress and Michigan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
National Endowment for the Arts to fund more than 30 Chicago projectsHistory Museum) ($45,000); the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ($70,000); the Commun
National Endowment for the Arts to fund more than 30 Chicago projects
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
History Museum) ($45,000); the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ($70,000); the Community Television Network ($35,000); the Grant Park Music Festival ($34,000); the Jazz Institute of Chicago ($20,000); MAKE Literary Productions ($10,000); the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Developer signs deal to build 62-acre neighborhood linking South Loop and Chinatownlife because it has no sewers, accessible roads or other city services. But, th
Developer signs deal to build 62-acre neighborhood linking South Loop and Chinatown
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
life because it has no sewers, accessible roads or other city services. But, the future area is set to be comparable to Grant Park in size and plans to include thousands of homes and millions of square-feet in office space and shopping. The... Read more
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NBC Chicago
1 Text Can Score You Year's Worth of Free ChipotleLollapalooza VIP Sweepstakes" will also take home a VIP trip for four to Lollap
1 Text Can Score You Year's Worth of Free Chipotle
NBC Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
Lollapalooza VIP Sweepstakes" will also take home a VIP trip for four to Lollapalooza's 25th annual music festival in Grant Park this summer. Text one of the following keywords: TIX, CHICAGO, LOLLA, BEATS, ROCK, CHIPOTLE, PRIZE, SWEEPS,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Developer signs deal to build 62-acre neighborhood linking South Loop and Chinatowninaccessible by road and unserved by sewers or other city services, satellite i
Developer signs deal to build 62-acre neighborhood linking South Loop and Chinatown
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
inaccessible by road and unserved by sewers or other city services, satellite images reveal it to be trumped only by Grant Park as an expanse of open downtown land. It comes with a checkered history: Once owned by disgraced and convicted... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tony Tasset's monuments to everyone and everythingit does sometimes go sideways, I thought a few hours later, circling Tasset's "
Tony Tasset's monuments to everyone and everything
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
it does sometimes go sideways, I thought a few hours later, circling Tasset's "Artists Monument" at the southern end of Grant Park. There, etched into multicolored panels affixed to two shipping containers, is an alphabetical list of artists'... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Classical with a dash of rock glam, cities in focus and some stellar theaterfrom vendors such as Burger Bar Chicago and Taco in a Bag, as well as live musi
Classical with a dash of rock glam, cities in focus and some stellar theater
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
from vendors such as Burger Bar Chicago and Taco in a Bag, as well as live music. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Grant Park Conservancy, so you're even doing some good for the park. June 17-18. $50, designated driver ticket $25. Grant... Read more
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