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It was a different kind of company town. Chicago's Pullman neighborhood, built by industrialist George M. Pullman in the 19th century, was a sort of blue-collar utopia for people who worked at his state-of-the-art factory, where they built luxurious railroad sleeping cars.
3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Tammy McNeal looks on as Chicago police investigate the scene where a 3-year-old was shot in the head in the 4300 block of West Monroe.
4 hrs ago | ElmLeaves
We're not fooling around with these comedy acts. Keep the laughs coming all month with these comedy shows in the Chicagoland area.
Grabbing a quick bite doesn't have to be void of big, bold flavors. Beginning Monday, August 25, Mercadito Counter will open its doors in the River North area.
A former Hickory Hills man has been arrested in Poland after a decade as a fugitive and returned to face reckless homicide charges for an October 2004 crash on Chicago's Southwest Side that left two people dead, Chicago police said.
Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill. It's a campaign to heighten awareness about an epidemic of heroin and pain pill overdoses - a prelude to International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. In the suburbs of Chicago, a stark reminder of the toll of heroin and prescription-pill addiction is making the rounds as a lawn exhibit.
The Chicago Jazz Festival gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly.
Sunni radicals with the Islamic State terrorist group have posted a number of tweets aimed at the citizens of Chicago , including a picture of an unidentified man on Michigan Avenue holding a paper with a handwritten Arabic message: "We are in your streets."
A South Loop man was ordered held in lieu of $60,000 bail Thursday for allegedly biting a man's arm and another's chin during Lollapalooza.
The city calls it "the boat house" but most of us know North Avenue Beach's iconic building by the name of its upstairs bar, Castaways.
With its location on the Magnificent Mile the Westin Michigan Avenue is known for its proximity to some of Chicago's best shopping.
The legendary Moscow Ballet is holding two open auditions in the Chicago area in their search for talented young dancers ages 6-18 to perform in their annual Chicago production of "The Great Russian Nutcracker."
Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear who will move from Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro.
When one thinks of great American beach cities, names like Miami, San Diego, L.A. and Myrtle Beach come to mind.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 08:06 am
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