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NBC Chicago
Timelapse Across Illinois: Replay the Solar Eclipse From Carbondale to Navy Piertime-lapses as seen from Carbondale and the Adler Planetarium, and see how dark
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 hours ago
time-lapses as seen from Carbondale and the Adler Planetarium, and see how dark the sky became from the Chicago River to Navy Pier. Timelapse: Watch the Solar Eclipse Over Carbondale Watch the total solar eclipse as it happened over Carbondale,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Mayors hit Rauner on school TIF vetoshe said, pointing to a recent Crain's story about the diversion of TIF funds f
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 hours ago
she said, pointing to a recent Crain's story about the diversion of TIF funds from the McCormick Place area to a project at Navy Pier, Patrick continued. "A more effective economic development tool is low regulation and low taxes." Of course, by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Floating Museum pays homage to Chicago's pastFloating Museum draws a crowd on a sunny summer Tuesday on the Chicago Riverwal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Floating Museum draws a crowd on a sunny summer Tuesday on the Chicago Riverwalk at LaSalle Street. The project will remain docked at the spot through Aug. 27, after which it will head to the waterway off Polk Bros. Park at Navy... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Building a New Chicagoor underway, such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Loop Link, the Union Station Transi
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
or underway, such as the Chicago Riverwalk, Loop Link, the Union Station Transit Center, construction of The 606 Trail, the Navy Pier Flyover, new CTA elevated stations at Washington-Wabash and Cermak Road, the new pedestrian and bike bridge at 41st... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
How are the Chicago Lake Michigan water temperatures taken?Paulette, The Chicago area shore water temperature has been taken at the James
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
Paulette, The Chicago area shore water temperature has been taken at the James W. Jardine Water Purification Plant near Navy Pier from a sensor 15 feet below the surface since 1965. A water temperature is also taken from a sensor near a water... Read more
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Officer.com
Chicago's Top Cop Moves to Fire Officer Over Alleged LiesIPRA recommended his firing, Mosqueda was promoted by the the Police Department
Officer.com / Posted 7 days ago
IPRA recommended his firing, Mosqueda was promoted by the the Police Department to field training officer at a ceremony at Navy Pier. His case will now be heard before the nine-member, mayoral-appointed police board, which will decide whether he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Top Chicago cop moves to fire officer over alleged lies about fatal shooting in 2011IPRA recommended his firing, Mosqueda was promoted by the the Police Department
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
IPRA recommended his firing, Mosqueda was promoted by the the Police Department to field training officer at a ceremony at Navy Pier. His case will now be heard before the nine-member, mayoral-appointed police board, which will decide whether he... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Time to rein in every mayor's favorite development gimmickto be limited to economic development in blighted areas—from construction of a
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
to be limited to economic development in blighted areas—from construction of a hotel near McCormick Place to renovation at Navy Pier, one of the state's most popular and profitable tourist attractions. "This is unconscionable," Ald. John Arena said... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
How CHA rehabs blow through budgets and cause (real) painprojects also have high cost overruns. And last year, the company was terminate
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
projects also have high cost overruns. And last year, the company was terminated from a $71.4 million renovation project at Navy Pier amid reports of significant cost overruns and project delays. In 2014, when the CHA awarded Madison Construction... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Download with Justin Kaufmann Full Showart of home improvement, the great Robbie Fulks treats us to a few of his tunes
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
art of home improvement, the great Robbie Fulks treats us to a few of his tunes ahead of a show he has later this month at Navy Pier and since it’s Tuesday, we end the show with “The Worst,” where we complain about the worst things in society…for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Images Released of New Floating Chicago Museum7-13 and the Chicago Riverwalk (at the River Theater between LaSalle and Clark
NBC Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
7-13 and the Chicago Riverwalk (at the River Theater between LaSalle and Clark St.) from Aug. 14-28, It end its tour at Navy Pier. The exhibit includes a moving image program, a tribute to Jean Baptiste Du Sable and a “wonder cabinet” created... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Preckwinkle did the right thing with real cuts, not gimmickskeep schools open, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration secretly funneled $55 mi
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 16 days ago
keep schools open, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration secretly funneled $55 million in tax-increment financing money to Navy Pier ("How city power players diverted millions in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy Pier," July 21). TIF is tax... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
‘Floating museum’ to host live music this month at Riverwalk, Navy PierBridgeport and South Chicago, city officials said Wednesday. The art barge will
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Bridgeport and South Chicago, city officials said Wednesday. The art barge will be at the Riverwalk from Aug. 14-27 and Navy Pier starting Aug. 28. Announced in May, the “floating museum” will host live music on Friday nights and “song circles”... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A promising new jazz series at Navy PierFor a while, it looked as if Wednesday night’s installment of the Water Colors
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
For a while, it looked as if Wednesday night’s installment of the Water Colors jazz series at Navy Pier was going to succumb to the elements. Two minutes before showtime, there was more water than color: A light rain prevented the 6:30 p.m. concert... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Not off on vacation? Here's the fun.because it's a barge. The barge barges into four separate neighborhoods during
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 days ago
because it's a barge. The barge barges into four separate neighborhoods during August, making its final docking at Navy Pier, where it will discharge its arty cargo for some museuming on land afterward. Wednesdays will bring blues and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois school reform, TIFs and Chicago: Illinois Policy Institute - OpinionBusiness and the Better Government Association have chronicled how city insider
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 days ago
Business and the Better Government Association have chronicled how city insiders diverted $55 million in TIF funds to Navy Pier—hardly a blighted area. Until the state gets rid of these slush funds, municipalities like Chicago will continue... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Nelson Schwartz, Greg Trotter, Vivek Wadhwa, Danny EckerLater, Danny Ecker from Crain’s Chicago Business talks Amy through an investiga
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
Later, Danny Ecker from Crain’s Chicago Business talks Amy through an investigation of city funds (http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20170721/ISSUE01/170729970/how-city-power-players-diverted-millions-in-blight-fighting-tif-cash-to-navy-... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Where to watch the solar eclipse Aug. 21exhibit runs until Jan. 8, 2018; a pre-eclipse event is sold out.) While it's
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 20 days ago
exhibit runs until Jan. 8, 2018; a pre-eclipse event is sold out.) While it's likely that sky-gawking crowds also may fill Navy Pier, lakefront beaches and parks, rooftop bars and restaurants are also good choices. Trouble is, many rooftop bars... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Navy drafts training area optionsactivities in the water and in the air over the over the Atlantic Ocean, portio
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
activities in the water and in the air over the over the Atlantic Ocean, portions of the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, Navy pier side locations and port transit channels, waters near civilian ports, and inland waters such as the lower... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Step right up to Chicago's TIF carnivalPop quiz: What does fancying up the food court at Navy Pier have in common with
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 days ago
Pop quiz: What does fancying up the food court at Navy Pier have in common with modernizing the CTA's Red Line or rehabbing a South Side park near where slain Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton lived? All three benefited from tax-increment financing... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago TIF program long past due for reformThe July 21 article "How city power players diverted millions in blight-fightin
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
The July 21 article "How city power players diverted millions in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy Pier," reported by Crain's Chicago Business and the Better Government Association, highlights why we must have greater accountability and transparency... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Swimmers form human chain to search for missing childform a human chain to help officials find a missing boy on Wednesday. The chil
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
form a human chain to help officials find a missing boy on Wednesday. The child was reportedly a 7-year-old boy and went missing around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Crews searched the beach and located the boy at Navy Pier shortly after the search beg... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Madagascar' works only if expectations are lowa proud history of producing family-oriented summer shows that go far beyond wh
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
a proud history of producing family-oriented summer shows that go far beyond what you would expect at a pleasure pier. On Navy Pier in 2010, "The Emperor's New Clothes" was fabulous. In 2011, "The Adventures of Pinocchio" was a charmer. Director... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago City Council starts taking public comments todayblasted the city for diverting special property tax money from the McCormick Pl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
blasted the city for diverting special property tax money from the McCormick Place area to fund projects at tourist trap Navy Pier, as reported by Crain's and the Better Government Association. Emanuel stood at the dais during the testimony,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
No TIF funds were diverted to Navy Pier, city officials sayEcker worked on their July 21 special report, "How city power players diverted
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
Ecker worked on their July 21 special report, "How city power players diverted millions in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy Pier," they repeatedly requested interviews with Lori Healey, current CEO of the Metropolitan Pier & Exposition... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Mayor Defends Diverting $55M in TIF Funds to Navy Pier RehabMayor Rahm Emanuel defended Monday his use of $55 million in TIF funds to renov
NBC Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended Monday his use of $55 million in TIF funds to renovate Navy Pier after mounting criticism over the decision. "We need teachers, we need books, not ferris wheels or city hall crooks," protesters chanted outside Navy... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel pushes back at 'financial shell game' allegation about Navy Pier fundsofficial, and Lori Healey, the chief of the state-city agency that owns the McC
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
official, and Lori Healey, the chief of the state-city agency that owns the McCormick Place convention center and the Navy Pier tourist attraction. It also included an impromptu hearing at a City Council Finance Committee meeting. On Friday,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Aldermen blast city, McCormick Place officials over Navy Pier TIF planCommissioner David Reifman today defended the diversion of $55 million in city
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
Commissioner David Reifman today defended the diversion of $55 million in city blight-fighting funds to renovate Navy Pier after being grilled by Chicago aldermen who said key details of the plan were hidden when they approved it in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Can you picture pop culture without Chicago's Geof Darrow?across each other to snap at passersby. Or say, the crush of rough trade in a f
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
across each other to snap at passersby. Or say, the crush of rough trade in a frontier town/Las Vegas strip/dystopic Navy Pier, or perhaps the gila monster so vast an entire Turkish/Tolkienish kingdom rides on its back. You stare long into... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Alderman calls for hearings in wake of BGA/Crain's investigationAlderman Pat Dowell has called for public hearings into the diversion of $55 mi
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
Alderman Pat Dowell has called for public hearings into the diversion of $55 million in city blight fighting-funds to a Navy Pier renovation project, saying she was "furious" and "blindsided" by the action outlined in an investigative report by... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
How city power players diverted millions in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy PierPIER PRESSUREHow city power players diverted $55 million in blight-fighting TIF
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
PIER PRESSUREHow city power players diverted $55 million in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy Pier By John Chase and Danny Ecker Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration signed off on an elaborate financial shell game that obscured payment of $55 million... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Alderman calls for hearings in wake of BGA/Crain's Navy Pier investigationAlderman Pat Dowell has called for public hearings into the diversion of $55 mi
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
Alderman Pat Dowell has called for public hearings into the diversion of $55 million in city blight fighting-funds to a Navy Pier renovation project, saying she was "furious" and "blindsided" by the action outlined in an investigative report by... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Lowly dandelion has some attributesabout half an acre, left to its own devices. And along the carefully manicured
Sarnia Observer / Posted a month ago
about half an acre, left to its own devices. And along the carefully manicured downtown waterfront near Millennium Park and Navy Pier there were a few areas set aside as naturalized. I suspect that as time goes on Americans will see more parks and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Timeline: How the Navy Pier TIF shell game workedspur development in blighted neighborhoods—was redirected from a hotel project
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
spur development in blighted neighborhoods—was redirected from a hotel project at McCormick Place to the redevelopment of Navy Pier. July 2011 Navy Pier Inc. forms as a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization to run the pier for MPEA, which remains the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
How city power players diverted millions in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy PierPIER PRESSUREHow city power players diverted $55 million in blight-fighting TIF
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted a month ago
PIER PRESSUREHow city power players diverted $55 million in blight-fighting TIF cash to Navy Pier By John Chase and Danny Ecker Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration signed off on an elaborate financial shell game that obscured payment of $55 million... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The best way to see 'Dunkirk' isn't available in Chicagodiscussions of "Dunkirk's" varying formats and presentation options, is pretty
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
discussions of "Dunkirk's" varying formats and presentation options, is pretty simple. Renovations to the downtown Chicago Navy Pier Imax screen, now owned and operated by AMC Theatres, fell behind schedule. It's the only Chicago venue capable of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel names former transportation official as deputy mayorKoch for helping stabilize the city's finances and diversify the economy. Koch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Koch for helping stabilize the city's finances and diversify the economy. Koch played a role in the revitalization of Navy Pier, the construction of the event center at McCormick Square to the completion of the 606 trail, the mayor said in his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Park District signs contract for oft-delayed cleanup of DuSable Park on lakefrontfor the Park District. Initial design plans may need to be revisited because th
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
for the Park District. Initial design plans may need to be revisited because they did not take into consideration the Navy Pier Flyover, the bike and pedestrian path that is being built near the park site, she said. The restoration has been a... Read more

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