You can still register online until noon Saturday for the May 26 ride. [ more › ]
Expect more crowds than usual this weekend at the CTA Blue and Orange line airport stations--but Memorial Day isn't the busiest CTA day of the year. Friday is historically the highest ridership day of Memorial Day weekend at the O'Hare...Show More Summary
As one of Chicago's brightest stars in the international art community, Theaster Gates' current exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art opened last weekend to great anticipation. [ more › ]
Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker understated her income by $80 million in the financial disclosure forms as she prepares for Senate confirmation hearings as President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. Secretary of Commerce. [ more...
There is plenty of evidence to suggest that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to shutter 50 (yes, 50) schools won't be good for Chicago's children, especially children of color.
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Today we feature tradtitional skyline photos and a few with a twist on showing off Chicago's skyscrapers. [ more › ]
These local psych-rockers have been garnering some much-deserved attention. See them tonight at The Burlington. [ more › ]
The parents and community members fighting the school closings clearly are the "good guys" in this dismal scenario. But their heroic energy and indomitable courage are being expended for the sake of maintaining a status quo that is, frankly, unconscionable.
This week, Art shares memories and photos from his years covering the Indianapolis 500 [ more › ]
Several Chicago bars and mixologists were nominated for the 2013 Sprited Awards. [ more › ]
If the Hawks can shake off this slide and win Game 4, they'll regain the home ice advantage and the momentum in the series. But a loss will push them to the brink of elimination. [ more › ]
A handful of elderly folks stopped, peered past a set of double glass doors, scratched their heads and were on their way. "Why's there a bird on the door?" one passerby said, index finger stapled to her chin and forehead scrunched. Show More Summary
The power of one person can affect the many. And if you're doubting it, just turn your attention to Cali Linstrom, the 17-year-old high school student who, this week, addressed Abercrombie & Fitch executives in person in the aftermath of last week's significant protest.
Jeff Samardzija and Hector Santiago each made one mistake in what were otherwise solid pitching performances Wednesday night. [ more › ]
Mayor Emanuel, as he's wont to do in these instances, released a statement from his press office praising CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett and the School Board for their courage. [ more › ]
Summertime in Chicago means the bars will be as packed as ever with young singles looking to mingle and tingle. The women of this city are as distinct as the neighborhoods that produce them, and it's important for every guy to know his environment. Show More Summary
Today's forecast is a far cry from the 80-degree weather we enjoyed earlier in the week. [ more › ]
A different kind of leather experience is hitting the Magnificent Mile this Memorial Day Weekend-the 35th annual International Mr. Leather competition-with accoutrements, goods and services not likely to be found at Coach, Ferragamo or Gucci. Show More Summary