| May 14, 2011
| 2:44 PM
A West Side woman who fell down stairs near Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park Thursday died from injuries in the fall, the Cook County medical examiner's office found today.
Consuelo Chavarin, 67, of the 2200 block of South Central Park Avenue in the...
| Jan 16, 2012
Life's unexpected detours aren't always a bad thing. Just ask Ty Tabing.
The man behind the rebirth of State Street fell in love with Chicago two decades ago when a cross-country road trip gone bad left him stranded in the Windy City for three weeks with...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:03 PM
One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Food trucks may soon find special parking spots near City Hall, NBC Tower, Harold Washington College, Buckingham Fountain and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other high-traffic locations in Chicago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday presented the City Council with...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A cunning vampire overlord, a murderous meth maker and an oil baron carrying a Texas-size grudge: In a summer TV schedule stuffed with bold, brash characters, Mayor Tom Kane vanquishes all pretenders.
He's the biggest, the boldest. He is the "Boss."...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Windy City Wine Festival is happening on September 7 from 4-10 PM and September 8, from 3-9 PM at Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park Chicago, IL. Chicago's Windy City Wine Festival, a late-summer tradition in the heart of downtown, celebrates its 8th...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Panera Bread is raising money for the Make-A-Wish foundation, so the company took its efforts to new heights.
They set up a lemonade stand by The Ledge on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower.
The custom-designed lemonade stand is bicycle powered and...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:03 PM
A man and a woman who were hanging on a breakwall in the lake near Buckingham Fountain were pulled from the water this afternoon and taken to the hospital, officials said.
The incident happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Lake Shore...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:24 AM
5 best things
1. Toro Y Moi – “Electronic pop” has not been a difficult phrase to come by in the last three days. I've used it so many times while describing shows I was going to see or had seen, that I'm starting to roll my eyes at...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Overhead trains, river-touring boats, legendary dinosaurs and American Girls: Chicago's best attractions appeal to all ages. And though it's a big city, Chicago extends a warm Midwestern welcome to visitors while keeping it real with an ample dose of...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The Chicago Park District will turn on Buckingham Fountain for its 86th season on Thursday, the district announced today.
The fountain, a memorial to Clarence Buckingham, was donated to the South Park Commission by his sister, Kate Buckingham, cost...