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PHOTOS: Chicago Railroad Transforming Into Corridor Of Green

PHOTOS: Chicago Railroad Transforming Into Corridor Of Green

08.13.2011
The sun shone on Beth White and Ben Helphand on an August Sunday as they stood on a North Side viaduct, each with their feet planted in...
Planning A Family Vacation In Illinois? Read Our Travel Guide

Planning A Family Vacation In Illinois? Read Our Travel Guide

08.12.2011
Family vacations in Illinois can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning...
Cabbies Help Chicago Blogger Find City's Best Ethnic Food Spots

Cabbies Help Chicago Blogger Find City's Best Ethnic Food Spots

Lauren Drell  08.12.2011
It’s happened to us all: You flag down a cab and hop in, only to find the driver chatting it up on his Bluetooth. But that hasn't stopped...
Chicago Day Trips: Quick Late-Summer Getaways

Chicago Day Trips: Quick Late-Summer Getaways

08.10.2011
If you don't have enough vacation time to take a weeklong getaway during what's left of the summer, don't fret -- an escape can be done...
Paris-Chicago Flight Evacuated When Tires Catch Fire At O'Hare

Paris-Chicago Flight Evacuated When Tires Catch Fire At O'Hare

AP  08. 6.2011
CHICAGO -- About 220 passengers aboard an American Airlines flight from Paris to Chicago were forced to evacuate a Boeing 767 aircraft...
WATCH: 13 Bands To See At Lolla '11

WATCH: 13 Bands To See At Lolla '11

08. 4.2011
Call it what you will, Lollapalooza time has come, once more, to Chicago, towing along with it the promise of celebrity spottings, transit...
Memorial Day Travel: 1.1 Million Travelers Expected At O'Hare, Midway

Memorial Day Travel: 1.1 Million Travelers Expected At O'Hare, Midway

AP  05.27.2011
CHICAGO — More than a million travelers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports during the Memorial Day travel period. The...
PHOTOS: Posse Of Pants-Free Commuters Take Over CTA

PHOTOS: Posse Of Pants-Free Commuters Take Over CTA

  01.10.2011
While nudity isn't an everyday occurrence on the CTA, it certainly happens from time to time--usually to the dismay of riders and CTA employees...
Woman Claims She Was Denied Travel On Bus Because She Was Wearing A Burqa

Woman Claims She Was Denied Travel On Bus Because She Was Wearing A Burqa

  01. 6.2011
A Chicago woman attempting to visit family in Arkansas was allegedly not allowed to board a Greyhound bus last month because she was wearing...
East Coast Blizzard Leads To Canceled Flights In Chicago

East Coast Blizzard Leads To Canceled Flights In Chicago

  12.27.2010
The blizzard that pummeled the East Coast this weekend has affected national and international travel--and Chicago is no exception. More...
Road Trip To Milwaukee To See 'Mummies Of The World'

Road Trip To Milwaukee To See 'Mummies Of The World'

Aixa Velez  12.23.2010
Whether you're looking to get away for a few hours or a few days, Milwaukee is only about 100 miles from Chicago and now has the world's...
Grand Rapids Museums Honor Princess Di And Betty Ford

Grand Rapids Museums Honor Princess Di And Betty Ford

  11. 8.2010
This weekend, two Grand Rapids museums are honoring two influential women--Princess Diana and former First Lady Betty Ford--making the...