The return of the company to Chicago after almost 17 years was a gift to lovers of dance.
Chicago is home to some of the greatest architecture, culture, food and people in the country. Causing change can't just come from a few people in one community; it needs to come from all. It's going to take the entire city of Chicago to create change.
Chicago's institute is about integrating the supply chain -- having the right data in the right place at the right time, to make the right part in the right place, and doing it all for less.
In the face of violence and fear, when dignity is on the line, it's standing up together that makes a difference.
When children under five are not read to before kindergarten, they are more likely to have drug and alcohol problems and are less likely to succeed as adults.
Morgan Park leads by two at halftime, 25-23. Morgan Park is a second-half team. You expect either Kain, or Josh, to take over and put the championship away. You expect Morgan Park to become the fifth school to repeat at the Holiday Tournament.
When Maine South leads 22-25 at halftime, you don't panic because you're a South Sider. You panic because your story is in trouble. Maine South can't miss. They're well-coached and run smooth plays with first, second and third options.
After a day filled with blowouts, you feel like you're being tested. Do you love the game as much as you think? You understand how first rounds work,...
Until this year, the Simeon-Morgan Park rivalry revolved around two nationally-recruited stars: Jabari, current All-Everything freshman at Duke, and Wayne Blackshear, a junior starter for defending National Champion Louisville.
When people do recognize escorting as prostitution, they believe it's somehow safer than street level prostitution. It isn't. Far from it.
We each have a long list of things to be thankful for -- each and every one of us. So let's remind ourselves of those whose list is much shorter and of the fact that we're able to change that by helping to ending poverty once and for all, one gift at a time.
Unlike New York, and its connection to the financial sector or Los Angeles with the entertainment sector, Chicago's economy is built on its diversity. That allows us to be a world leader in many different areas all at once.
What first came to mind, walking into the Park District of La Grange gym last Saturday, was a simple two-day basketball camp with almost 180 kids in mesh jerseys.
Illinoisans may not be fully aware of the new solar realities or remarkable strides, but if we're ever to disrupt dirty energy, we need to take notice -- and take action as well.
We've read a lot about the pain the shutdown has inflicted on federal workers and contractors, but many nonprofits across the state of Illinois and the country have also been severely and negatively impacted by the shutdown.
Journalists are often criticized for supposedly focusing on "bad news" and ignoring the positive. Yet in reality, we're happy to report good news -- if the evidence backs it up.