| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Of the many ideas at Chicago Ideas Week, the biggest one to catch on may be Chicago Ideas Week itself.
We've reached Year Three of this annual festival of discussions, demonstrations and interactive experiences, and what recently seemed new now feels...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Riccardo Muti had conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion twice before Thursday night but never in high definition.
The first time was the free celebratory concert in September 2010, when an estimated 25,000...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Lyric Opera driving the Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial bandwagon, there nevertheless is room for other local organizations to climb on board.
Chicago Opera Theater is doing so, big time, this weekend, when it dusts...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Steppin’ Out Studio of Dance is holding fall registration
Registration for fall classes at Steppin’ Out Studio of Dance will be held Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 23 and 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact Gina...
| Sep 13, 2013
Wander into the lobbies of some Chicago-area condo and apartment buildings and you may never want to leave. Posh sofas beckon with luxurious cushions. The delicate fragrance of fresh flowers mixes with the aroma of brewing coffee.
| Sep 30, 2013
Thank you for the Tribune’s support to rename a school in honor of Jesse Owens to replace the one being closed (“Restore Jesse Owens name to this school,” Sept. 26). However, I believe Jesse Owens deserves much more recognition in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:46 AM
With about 525 volunteers and more than 50 service projects, residents of Lincoln, Boyle, Garrard and Mercer counties stepped out to give back to their communities Sept. 11 for Heart of Kentucky United Way’s 20th annual Day of Action.
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:08 PM
The twice daily traffic gnarl on the bypass at the entrance to Boyle County Schools has been a watched pot since at least 2001. Though such pots are never supposed to boil, this one appears to be reaching 212 degrees.
Turning up the heat is the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:22 AM
The 15th annual World Music Festival Chicago opened with a thunderbolt Thursday night at Millennium Park, thanks to the apparently inexhaustible energies of 76-year-old Latin jazz pianist Eddie Palmieri and his Salsa Orchestra.
Playing music that pulsed...