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Tribune staff reporterIt was the heart of Chicago's "Black Metropolis," a commercial swath of black-owned businesses that thrived on the South Side between World War I and World War II. To some, Cottage Grove Avenue's mix of black insurance brokers, butchers and shop owners...
Tribune restaurant criticWhere is Chicago's next hot restaurant zone? We've already seen the Miracle on Randolph Street, West Division's dining surge, the South Loop's gradual buildup. What's next? Would you believe ... Hyde Park? Don't scoff. Or, go ahead and scoff. No one saw...
Spin CycleTonight, for about the zillionth time, McCain claimed that Obama launched his political career in ex-radical Bill Ayers' living room. Obama denied it. Here's the best account we've seen of what actually happened, from Chicago Sun-Times reporter Lynn...
The Swampby John McCormick As he spends Thanksgiving in Chicago with dozens of friends and family at his Kenwood neighborhood home, President-elect Barack Obama's transition aides released a radio address he has recorded for broadcast on Saturday. In the weekly...
The Swampby John McCormick President Barack Obama departed O'Hare International Airport at 10 a.m. CST today, ending his first visit to Chicago as the nation's chief executive. Air Force One took off to the west on a chilly, but sunny President's......
The Swampby John McCormick Has the Obama brand peaked? While running for president wasn't putting a pinch on Barack Obama's pocketbook, his total household income dropped to $2.7 million in 2008, down from $4.2 million the previous year. While many Americans......
Tags: Government, Barack Obama, United States, Education, Charity
Tribune staff reportsGirls track and field SECTIONAL RESULTS Click here for statewide results. CLASS 3A SECTIONALS Click here for results from Fenwick. Teams: Morton, Clemente, De La Salle, Dunbar, Hyde Park, Kelly, Lane, Lincoln Park, Mather, Northside, Prosser,...
Tags: Morgan Park, Gage Park, Naperville, North Lawndale, Ridgewood
Seedings in parentheses STATE FINALS At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal Fri., Nov. 14 quarterfinals Maine South (35-3) d. New Trier 25-23, 25-21 Joliet Catholic d. Mother McAuley 25-19, 25-23 Belleville Althoff d. Normal 25-22, 25-19...
If you see a mistake, please send us an e-mail Thursday, Oct. 3 schedule All games 3:30 p.m. unless noted Chicago Public Big Shoulders Hyde Park vs. Schurz at Lane Chicago Public Second City Sullivan vs. Orr, 7:30 p.m. at Hanson Tilden vs. Washington, 7:...
Tags: Willowbrook, Thornton, Gage Park, Sandwich, Evergreen Park
Perhaps the reason Chicago has so few literary shrines is because it has been home to so many writers. Towns with only one claim to fame canonize local heroes: Salinas, Calif., turned John Steinbeck's boyhood home into a museum, while Hannibal, Mo.,...
The state finals At Elfstrom Stadium, Geneva Fri., June 9 New Trier 4, Edwardsville 3 Fremd 12, De La Salle 4 Joliet Catholic 11, Mahomet-Seymour 6 Moline 9, Lane Tech 0 Sat., June 10 New Trier 12, Fremd 2 (5 innings) Joliet Catholic 4, Moline 3 (9...
Pairings in bracket order State finals At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal Fri., Nov. 15 Barrington d. Marian Catholic 15-6, 10-15, 15-5 Normal d. Glenbrook South 12-15, 15-9, 15-13 Downers Grove South d. Moline 15-6, 15-8 Wheaton...
Tags: Willowbrook, Thornton, Gage Park, Evergreen Park, Oak Forest
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