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2015/04/25 03:13
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We know it as the place with great burgers, sassy service and sometimes a live performance. But soon, Ed Debevic's will likely be replaced by a high rise full of condos. The iconic Chicago restaurant...
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2015/04/24 17:13
2015/04/24 17:13
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The dire California water shortage (see companion editorial) got us thinking (OK, gloating) about the glory of Chicago: its abundance of water. Specifically, Lake Michigan, the second-biggest Great...
2015/04/24 00:13
2015/04/24 00:13
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Redbox founder and former CEO Gregg Kaplan has joined J.B. and Tony Pritzker's investment firm as an operating partner after a two-year absence from the workforce following his wife's passing from...
2015/04/23 20:05
2015/04/23 20:05
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The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. May 8 at the Hinsdale Public Library, 20 E. Maple St. Guests will be entered to win a raffle of two tickets to the production of “Sense and Sensibility” by the...
2015/04/19 22:13
2015/04/19 22:13
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The right lane and shoulder of northbound upper Lake Shore Drive will be closed Monday between Illinois Street and Grand Avenue as construction begins on the Navy Pier Flyover project. The $60...
2015/04/19 22:13
2015/04/19 22:13
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From behind a podium, with TV cameras rolling, Durbin related how biking through this congested stretch of the 18-mile lakefront trail was like “bumpers cars“ and the game of Whack-A-Mole. “You take...
2015/04/19 22:13
2015/04/19 22:13
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The original section of the Great Wall of China went up in about 20 years. The 110-story Sears Tower was erected in only three years. So how long does it take to build a roughly 2,700-foot-long...
2015/04/17 11:13
2015/04/17 11:13
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The teenagers who live among the persistent sirens, screams and gunshots in Briana Lawrence's Englewood neighborhood have their own name for Chicago: "Chiraq." The term sums up their feeling that...
2015/04/17 07:42
2015/04/17 07:42
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Despite what its name may lead you to believe, 48 Hour Film Fest does not involve movies that are 48 hours long. Instead it’s a cutthroat competition in which teams of four are given 48 hours to...
2015/04/15 20:43
2015/04/15 20:43
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Playwright Patrick Gabridge takes a darkly comic look at maintaining a modern-day marriage in "Constant State of Panic." Clockwise Theatre presents the Chicago-area premiere about an expectant father...
2015/04/15 18:13
2015/04/15 18:13
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NATO Summit organizer Lori Healey was appointed Wednesday to succeed Jim Reilly as the head of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, or McPier, which oversees Chicago's trade show and...
2015/04/14 02:13
2015/04/14 02:13
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The outlines of what could be Chicago's third-tallest skyscraper came into sharp focus Monday when the project's developers unveiled their latest plan for the riverfront tower — a trio of...
2015/04/11 17:32
2015/04/11 17:32
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... things everyone should do in Chicago this spring Posted Apr. 10, 2015 at 12:01 PM Posted Apr. 10, 2015 at 12:01 PM Winter temperatures in Chicago are brutal. So brutal that most days you're...
2015/04/03 16:13
2015/04/03 16:13
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The pizza chain's CEO Yorgo Koutsogiorgas competed for the spot through a formal application process and learned of his win in November, he said. The pier has been undergoing a massive modernization...
2015/04/03 00:48
2015/04/03 00:48
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It's said that a journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step. I met a man a few years ago named Daren Wendell. He was a wiry, 160-lb endurance athlete who founded a non-profit 501(c)(3) called...
2015/04/01 01:13
2015/04/01 01:13
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Ronit Bezalel has seen just about everything on Chicago bike paths, but on her Monday morning commute she found something that shocked even her: A silver Buick, almost unscathed, in the middle of the...
2015/03/30 22:13
2015/03/30 22:13
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Chicago officials are nearing completion on establishing a bidding process for companies interested in developing the vacant former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side, the outcome of...
2015/03/30 20:13
2015/03/30 20:13
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Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Monday kept up his criticism of Mayor Rahm Emanuel as a friend to wealthy Chicagoans, telling a City Club audience the mayor's policies amount to trickle-down...
2015/03/27 14:13
2015/03/27 14:13
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Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced its 2015-16 season on Wednesday. This summer, the theater will continue its commitment to shortened versions of big-name family musicals with Disney’s “The...
2015/03/26 21:31
2015/03/26 21:31
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Courtesy of Isaac Singleton via Flickr Spring break drawing to a close feels a lot like how I’d imagine Hannah Montana feels, every night, taking off her blonde wig after a sensational performance...
2015/04/25 03:13
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