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Your Weekly Travel Zen: City Parks

Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes from Melissa DeCastro. Her photograph captures London's Hyde Park. City parks are an oasis of individua...

Five Things Most Chicago Visitors Never Do

WHERE | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
WHERE

Sure, the guidebooks can point out some of the best things to do in Chicago, but there's a whole hidden side to the city beyond the touristy lure of Millennium Park and Navy Pier. So here you have it: secret Chicago restaurants, tours and attractions with locals-only flavor.

The Vow and Other Upcoming Movies Filmed in Chicago

Chris Krapek | Posted 04.10.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

Will they be forever immortalized like The Dark Knight, or will they be instantly forgotten like the epic tale of an infant versus kidnappers in 1994's Baby's Day Out? Only time will tell.

DUI Near Millenium Park Kills Washington Man

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

A man from Chicago's Near West Side has been charged in a Saturday morning DUI near Millenium Park that left a visiting Washington man dead. Jimmy ...

Chicago Civil Union Ceremony Features Notable Local Couples

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 08.02.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A couple together for nearly half a century, two TV chefs and an official in new Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration were among the 35...

44 Ft. Tall Sculpture Of Spanish Girl Unveiled In NYC

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A giant sculpture of a girl's head by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa (JOW'-meh PLEHN'-sah) has landed in a New York City park. The 44-foot...

Daley's Legacy: Re-Thinking the American City

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

There will be no shortage of references to green roofs and bike lanes that stretch to the moon as Daley's departure comes ever-nearer. But frankly, that shortchanges his legacy.

Mayor Daley Is Right: Being Mayor of Chicago Is the Best Job in the World

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Lisa Madigan is just a few years younger than Mayor Daley when he first became mayor. If she runs and wins, if she keeps running and keeps winning, she too could remake this city.

Chicago's Big Shoulders Get an Eyeball to Match

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

On July 7, when Chicago-based artist Tony Tasset unveils his two public commissions on State Street for the Chicago Loop Alliance, viewers will be anything but neutral.