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On Apple’s New Chicago Flagship Store

Blair Kamin, architecture critic for The Chicago Tribune: Chicago’s new Apple store is thrillingly transparent, elegantly understated and a boon to the city’s riverfront. With its huge sheets of laminated glass and an ultra-thin roof of lightweight carbon fiber the store, opening Friday, is simultaneously present and absent, there and not there. Show More Summary

Playoff tickets at 'face value'? The Cubs have learned from 'Hamilton'

The thrill is gone?” read the headline on a Tribune story about playoff tickets at Wrigley Field going for “under face value.” True. Thanks to the Chicago Cubs’ poor performance in the first part of the National League Championship Series — plus the proximity to last year’s historic triumph —...

Variety critic tells her story: A TV executive sexually assaulted me

Variety TV critic Maureen Ryan revealed on Wednesday that an executive in the TV industry sexually assaulted her in 2014. In a personal story posted Wednesday on Variety, the former Chicago Tribune and Huffington Post critic writes that while the alleged assault “broke her,” the women who have...

In 1956, a Fan Magazine Published a Four-Part Casting Couch Exposé. It Didn’t Go Well.

The term casting couch first appeared in Variety on Nov. 24, 1937, in a story poking fun at a Chicago Tribune reporter for misusing it because he wasn’t cool enough to already know what it meant. That Tribune reporter was writing about...Show More Summary

Ford Mustang Engineers Show Why Duct Tape Is Awesome

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In 1999, Baz Luhrmann released Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen), a spoken word, notional commencement speech to a class entering the new millennium. Based on an essay by Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich, “The Suncreen Song”...Show More Summary

Pipsissewa, Trillium, and Shaffer: Histories and Personal Heroes

Shaffer and the trail In 1948 Earl Shaffer put on a backpack. He laced up his boots and started walking step-by-step out of Mount Oglethorpe in Georgia. According to the Chicago Tribune, when a passer-by asked where he was headed, Shaffer replied simply. Show More Summary

34 shot, 5 fatally, over the weekend in Chicago

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CHICAGOThe city racked up 34 shootings over the weekend, but gun violence is down as of this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune. From Friday afternoon through Monday morning, five people were killed, including two teenagers. Another 29 people were wounded. Among those killed...

The Forgotten NRA Leader Who Thought Carrying Guns Should Be ‘Sharply Restricted’

Chicago Tribune: In the early 1930s, with gangsters like John Dillinger mowing down his enemies with machine guns on the streets, Congress held hearings on a sweeping proposal to severely restrict firearm sales. The testimony of one man — now totally forgotten — stood out. “I have never believed in the general practice of carrying weapons,” said […]

A Newspaper Headline Nearly Exposed the U.S. Navy's Codebreaking Success against Japan

Warfare History Network History, Asia Following the Battle of Midway, an overzealous reporter and a negligent naval officer nearly caused an intelligence disaster. Stanley Johnston, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune accredited to the Navy as a correspondent, had made two forays into the South Pacific aboard the aircraft carrier Lexington. Show More Summary

Report: Willie Young is out for the year

He’s officially listed as doubtful for Monday night’s game against the Vikings. The Vikings probably can go ahead and assume he won’t play. Via Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune, Young’s triceps injury will end his season. The tear in the muscle reportedly will require surgery, making Young the third defensive starter out for the [more]

"A controversial mural at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Massachusetts will be replaced after several children's authors complained that it promoted racial stereotypes..."

"... and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum because of it" (Chicago Tribune).[Mo] Willems, Lisa Yee ("Super Hero Girls") and Mike Curato ("Little Elliott") said the mural, which illustrates a scene...Show More Summary

Chicago man caused over $10,000 in damage during crazed rampage at Trump Tower restaurant: police

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A man from Philadelphia this week allegedly caused at least $10,000 in damage to a restaurant in Trump Tower Chicago after he went on a crazed rampage where he overturned tables and smashed glasses. The Chicago Tribune reports that 36-year-old Holdson Marcelin was arrested for trashing a restaurant...

Holiday Cookie Contest: Start your ovens, and bring home some dough!

Calling all Chicago-area cookie bakers! It's time for the Chicago Tribune's annual Holiday Cookie Contest. Submissions begin Wednesday online. We're looking for a cookie recipe that you have created — unique cookies, those with a twist. Maybe you've added an unusual ingredient to a traditional...

Rauner's proposed coal regulations could increase pollution

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is seeking to overhaul regulations on the last of the state's coal-fired power plants. The Chicago Tribune reports the proposed amendments to the state rules would … Click to Continue »

Carla Hall chats about her favorite Chicago restaurant, kitchen hack and more

Carla Hall, former "Top Chef" contestant and co-host of ABC's "The Chew," chats with the Chicago Tribune at Chicago Gourmet. The vibrant chef shared her favorite junk food (she's a fan of Chipotle), why she wants to be buried with lemons and poultry seasoning, and her secret for scooping ice cream...

Curtis Stone chats about his 'sophisticated' palate as a toddler, and more

Celebrity chef Curtis Stone shares his first food memory as a "sophisticated" 4-year-old, his teenage job in a florist shop and his snack of shame. (Roger Tino Morales / Chicago Tribune) For more in the Grilling the Chefs series, including Anthony Bourdain, Marcus Samuelsson and Stephanie Izard,...

Trump’s fumbling grasp of democracy (GUEST EDITORIAL)

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Sept. 25: ——— For most of last week, the country had anticipated a typical fall Sunday of NFL football games. That changed after Friday night when President Donald Trump issued a bizarre challenge that turned every National Football League pregame ceremony into a referendum on [...]Show More Summary

Reports: Ex-Bears cornerback Charles Tillman in training for FBI

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Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, who retired last summer, is looking to move to the FBI, as first reported by the Chicago Tribune.        

Reports: Ex-Bears cornerback Charles Tillman in training for FBI

Former Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, who retired last summer, is looking to move to the FBI, as first reported by the Chicago Tribune.        

GOP Governors Busted For Propaganda “News” Site

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The Chicago Tribune reports: Republican governors are getting into the “news” business. The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. Show More Summary

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