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The hardest thing about visiting Chicago is deciding where to take the kids first — Chicago's famous Lakefront where you can ride bikes and in-line skate, or Lincoln Park where you can visit one of the few free zoos (http://www.lpzoo.org) in the...
Major soloists play the Jazz Showcase all the time, but something special often happens when the star shares the stage with students. The latest example came Thursday night, as trumpeter Jeremy Pelt – who has made a strong impression leading his...
Two young blues musicians from the Peninsula, Logan Layman and William Ledbetter, to be part of Chicago Blues FestivalTwo young blues musicians from the Peninsula, singing bassist Logan Layman and guitar player William "MoBetta" Ledbetter, have been picked to be part of an all-star youth band that will open the Chicago Blues Festival on June 6. Logan, a 12-year-old...
Drummer Jack DeJohnette, singer Dee Alexander and drummer Dana Hall will headline the annual “Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz” series this summer at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, near Randolph Drive and Michigan Avenue....
Penthouses are increasingly defining the Chicago skyline as developers tap into a niche market for luxury residential properties and savvy buyers and renters see an opportunity to elevate their lifestyles. Buyers pay a premium for those lofty perches,...
In less than a month, a new performing arts center will open its doors in Chicago. Or perhaps it's best to call it a new/old venue, its novel concept taking root in a familiar building. Come April 1, the noted Chicago jazz drummer and impresario...
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At Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, course registration is a case in economics. Every student is allotted a bag of points and must spend them bidding against each other for seats in classes. The more popular the class, the more...
For decades Chicago journalists' post-work watering hole of choice has been the Billy Goat Tavern, with its three beers on tap ($3.50 Schlitz and Billy Goat Dark and Lager) and $3.15 cheeseburgers just a dark stairway's descent from the Magnificent Mile's...
The main scenic elements for "How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence," the latest in a sudden string of intense Chicago productions aiming to engage us in the crisis of youth violence, have a distinct resemblance to the Crown Fountain in...
email@example.comAnna Houston was watching last month when President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address. She was pleasantly surprised when she heard the president say this: “In states that make it a priority to educate our youngest children&...
The turn of the millennium was a heady time for many Chicago cultural institutions. Cheap loans, high investment returns and swelling endowments spawned a slew of new attractions along the lakefront and around downtown. The Art Institute built its Modern...
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