| Mar 23, 2003
Friday night in Baghdad brought thunder, fire and smoke -- and the image of the pyramid-shaped headquarters of the Iraqi intelligence service glowing from the inside like a saw-toothed jack o' lantern as it burned from repeated hits from U.S. cruise...
| Sep 13, 1998
"The time has come to bring order out of chaos incident to rapid growth," wrote the architect Daniel H. Burnham. The year was 1909. The place, Chicago. The occasion, the unveiling of Burnham's sweeping, visionary plan to change the face of the city on the...
| Feb 9, 1992
Bob Dylan stares idly at the paperback book that someone has brought aboard his custom tour bus, which is speeding through the snowy Wisconsin countryside in the midnight hour. He has just finished a concert in Madison and is on his way to South Bend,...
| Oct 22, 1989
BOGOTA, Colombia -- Pablo Escobar and Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha have joined the notorious ranks of Billy the Kid and Al Capone. After years on the rampage, the two Colombian drug lords seem bigger than life and as bad as bandits come.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:19 AM
TribNation Holiday Book Fair
at Open Books on Monday, December 9th
Chicago Tribune and Agate Publishing have released six books in recent weeks featuring some of the Tribune's most popular writers, weekly features and historic photos.
At this free...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Holiday Cuisine of an Ancient Culture
Ethiopian Diamond 6120 N. Broadway 773-338-6100
Join chef-owner Almaz Yigizaw and the Chicago Gourmets for an appetizer reception and four-course holiday meal featuring a platter of nine entrees including...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Admit it: Thanksgiving festivities aside, a gigantic bowl of tagliatelle with clams, a couple of meatballs, a side of polenta and a robust, earthy red to wash it all down, sounds much better right about now, doesn't it?
Mario Batali bet his Crocs on it....
| Nov 24, 2013
As U.S. ambassador to NATO, Ivo Daalder helped Chicago show its often-overlooked face to the world during the defense organization's summit here in May 2012. In his latest role, as president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Dutch-born...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In March 1995, 17-year-old Jeffrey Howorth loaded his father's rifle and patiently waited for his parents to return to their Lower Macungie Township home. His father, George, arrived first and was shot five times. He died instantly. His mother, Susan, was...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 12:04 PM
"The house still gives me the goose bumps," artist Martin Cushman said a couple years after moving in. "When I wake up, I see flamingos flying across the ceiling."
The flamingos are painted works of art — but, then, Cushman's whole house is one...
| Dec 1, 2013
As it turns out, we do know where the bodies are buried. Or at least where the photographs of the bodies are buried: the fifth sub-basement of Tribune Tower. That's where my colleagues in the photography department unearthed a treasure trove of rare 4-by-...