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Meet The 'Mona Lisa' Meteorites

Meet The 'Mona Lisa' Meteorites

Joseph Erbentraut  06.21.2014
They're being likened to the Mona Lisa -- four fossil meteorites that may be linked to an ancient cosmic crash in the early universe. Dr....
'Star Wars' Museum Could Be Chicago's Next Big Attraction

'Star Wars' Museum Could Be Chicago's Next Big Attraction

05.30.2014
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is using everything but Jedi mind tricks to persuade "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to put his planned...
This Comfort Food Could Be On The Path To World Domination

This Comfort Food Could Be On The Path To World Domination

Joseph Erbentraut  05.16.2014
Does the word "poutine" mean anything to you? If not, you'd better get with the program stat.
The Only Music Festival Worth Your Time

The Only Music Festival Worth Your Time

Joseph Erbentraut  05.14.2014
Sure, there are many very real reasons why going to a music festival can sometimes be the worst. Ticket prices are high and the musical...
Over 1,100 Flights Canceled At Chicago Airports

Over 1,100 Flights Canceled At Chicago Airports

05.14.2014
CHICAGO (AP) — About 1,120 flights were canceled Tuesday at Chicago's two major airports after an electrical problem sent smoke into...
Skyscraper's New Tourist Magnet Is Hell On Earth For Acrophobes

Skyscraper's New Tourist Magnet Is Hell On Earth For Acrophobes

Joseph Erbentraut  05. 9.2014
If you're afraid of heights, you might want to sit this one out. But if you like the idea of getting a bird's eye view of the Chicago...
Chicago Has A Big Wiener Problem

Chicago Has A Big Wiener Problem

05. 8.2014
CHICAGO (AP) — In a city known for its love of both eating and bragging about its hot dogs, this was news nobody relished: Gourmet stand...
If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed Early

If You Only Have a Weekend in Chicago, Do This, Eat Here and Don't Go to Bed Early

04.15.2014
When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want...
32 Reasons It's Completely Worth It To Put Up With Chicago's Miserable Winters

32 Reasons It's Completely Worth It To Put Up With Chicago's Miserable Winters

Joseph Erbentraut  04.14.2014
This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created...
This $100 Gilded Grilled Cheese Might Actually Be Worth It

This $100 Gilded Grilled Cheese Might Actually Be Worth It

Joseph Erbentraut  04.10.2014
This is not the grilled cheese of your youth. Unless, perhaps, you were born into royalty. In honor of April being National Grilled Cheese...
26 Food Things Only A Chicagoan Would Understand

26 Food Things Only A Chicagoan Would Understand

Joseph Erbentraut  04. 8.2014
Just admit it, you want to move to Chicago now.
Wrigley Field Turns 100 Years Old This Spring

Wrigley Field Turns 100 Years Old This Spring

03.30.2014
CHICAGO (AP) — It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak — a place where fans wait, season after season,...
The 2014 Lollapalooza Lineup Is Here

The 2014 Lollapalooza Lineup Is Here

Joseph Erbentraut  03.26.2014
The Lollapalooza rumor mill stopped buzzing early Wednesday morning when the Chicago festival organizers announced their 2014 lineup. The...
Does This River Look A Little Off To You?

Does This River Look A Little Off To You?

03.16.2014
ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago River is glowing a bright emerald green Saturday as the city kicks off its St. Patrick's...