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Plastic Is Food Poisoning

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Phthalates used to soften and make flexible rigid plastics like PVC, are also endocrine disrupters. Just like BPA, the impacts from these endocrine disrupters is most dangerous when the fetus is developing.

Kindness for Oz and His Traveling Scars

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Pool attendants, hanging prizes, blaring songs are all background as Oz tells a Brothers Grimm story, his own.

Chicago, Carnivals & Cows: "Welcome to the 30"

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Among its many firsts, the Chicago World's Fair featured the first Ferris Wheel and the midway layout has become a standard for carnivals. These days the burlesque shows are gone and most freak shows too, but midways remain hotspots for carnivals games and ride.

A Forgotten Battle's Anniversary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Though not often mentioned in the list of famous World War II battles in the Pacific, the Battle of Attu Island was indeed an important strategic victory for America and deserves to be remembered.

Midway Ranks Last In On-Time Departures... A Good Sign?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Midway Airport has ranked last in on-time departures in a survey of major airports -- and that might not be such a bad sign. Two new sets of numbers ...

Midway Airport To Receive The Next Wave Of Body Scanners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After causing quite a stir at their first introduction, full-body scanners are expanding to airports across the country with little fanfare. Chicago'...

Daley: Midway Privatization Should Wait For Better Market

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"You need a good market," Daley said, speaking to reporters after marching in the Polish Constitution Day parade downtown Chicago. "So far, we don't t...

O'Hare, Midway Airports Fall In Customer Satisfaction Scores

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's airports have gotten worse in the eyes of travelers, with O'Hare ranked 14th out of 19 big airports nationwide and Midway no longer No. 1 am...

O'Hare Delays: 50 More Flights Canceled (UPDATE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the entire Midwest recovers from a brutal snowstorm Thursday, flight patterns are returning to normal at Chicago's two major airports. . Four hund...

Burning Up at My Bachelor Party

Chris Kyle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Kyle

For goodness sakes, if my grandfathers could survive World War II, surely I can survive my bachelor party.

Shoot out the Star - Play Now | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Shoot out the Star" and more in this classic carnival game! This shooter is more about patience and skill than quick reflexes. Wield your fully automatic BB rifle to earn prizes in this updated version of the timeless game found in fairgrounds, midways, and carnivals the world over! Shoot out ALL of the red symbol using 100 shots or less to win a prize and unlock the next level. Move your mouse to aim. Left click to fire.

Traffic Plunges At O'Hare, Midway Airports

Chicago Sun-Times | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The economy's taking a toll on Chicago's airports. New figures show traffic at O'Hare Airport is down to its lowest level in at least 15 years -- to ...

Midway Airport Could Be Private By Yearend

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's $2.52-billion Midway Airport privatization deal is expected to win final clearance by yearend, the Federal Aviation Administration's top air...

FAA Computer Glitch Delaying Flights At O'Hare, Midway and Around Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Computer Problems at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Georgia are delaying flights at O'Hare, Midway and other airports around the countr...