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10 Great Getaways Within The World's Busiest Cities

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

Cities have everything -- great people, great food, great public transportation -- the list goes on and on. But sometimes they don't have the one thin...

10 Reasons Why Illinoisans Are More Resilient

Madison Bondi | Posted 04.28.2014 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

1. You can drive in any kind of traffic/weather. 2. Heat waves AND snowmageddons, no problem. 3. Dominick's closes and you can still manage to...

My Top Quotes in Illinois

Madison Bondi | Posted 10.28.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Only at the Illinois State Fair can you find corn dogs, politicians, and a 500-lb cow made of butter, all in the same place. Needless to say, it has been an exciting couple of weeks in Illinois, from our heated income tax debate to more messy Metra news, I don't know where to start!

My Top Quotes in Illinois

Madison Bondi | Posted 10.01.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

The pension crisis still has no solution, and as each day passes, the Illinois taxpayers are the ones who pay the piper -- literally. It's cost ‪‎taxpayers‬ $21 billion since 2000, and it's only getting worse.

My Top Quotes in Illinois

Madison Bondi | Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

The subject of political corruption is nothing new to Illinois, but the recent accusations of patronage against House Speaker Michael Madigan made by ...

My Top Quotes in Illinois

Madison Bondi | Posted 09.16.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Last week Governor Pat Quinn fulfilled his threat to lawmakers that if they did not come up with a proposed solution to the pension crisis, they will ...

My Top Quotes in Illinois This Week

Madison Bondi | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

While many people relaxed in celebration of the 4th of July holiday, Illinois was buzzing from the recent release of former Governor George Ryan, Bill Daley's endorsement from NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor Quinn's partial veto of a concealed carry firearms bill.

My Top Quotes in Illinois This Week

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

I took their triumph as a sign of hope for Chicago and the state of Illinois that improvement in an organization, whether it is a hockey team or a government, is possible.

Check Out Our Illinois Buzz-Meter 2014!

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Social media made the difference in both of Barack Obama's presidential campaigns. We think it'll be a major factor in the 2014 race for Illinois governor.

My Top Quotes in Illinois This Week

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.24.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Starting with the seemingly-endless battle of pension reform in Springfield, to our crumbling public school systems in Chicago; no one can deny that this week in Illinois was brimming with some pretty intriguing sound bites.

Two very different approaches to solving Illinois' pension crisis

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.24.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

In the final two weeks of the 2013 spring legislative session, lawmakers are weighing two bills that address what is arguably the greatest financial crisis in state history.

Exploring Chicago's Lakefront From Lincoln Park To Grant Park

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel
Lisa Dworkin

Enjoy numerous recreational activities, first-rate shopping and untamed nature within the city limits.

Two Planes Collide On Tarmac At Chicago Airport

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (Associated Press) -- Two Delta Airlines aircraft have collided on the tarmac at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Delta spokeswoman ...

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo!

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

I may or may not have signed my friend up for a Match.com profile without her knowledge to see the type of bites she would receive.

Two Fed Officials Endorse Easing

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Presidents of two Federal Reserve banks -- William Dudley of the New York Fed and Charles Evans of Chicago -- today came out out in favor of a...

White House chief of staff to quit

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Rahm Emanuel, one of the key figures in Obama's administration, is set to step down in bid to become Chicago mayor....

Carmelo Anthony is La La Vazquez's bitch on reality show: She shoulda been Nuggets GM?

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Basketball fans everywhere have been debating where Carmelo Anthony is likely to land, with Chicago and New Jersey being the most rumored l...

Carmelo Anthony: If trade to Chicago Bulls won't include Joakim Noah, is Luol Deng available?

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The latest reported it-city in Carmelo Anthony trade talks is Chicago, with some onliners floating the prospect of Melo being traded for Jo...

Gena Grish: Writer, Friend... and Nomad?

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

In a relatively new relationship, when is it too early to leave some of your things behind?

700 New Voters

Karlo Barrios Marcelo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karlo Barrios Marcelo

In recent weeks, over 100 volunteers hit the streets all over Chicago as part of the new group, Progressive Alliance - Cook County. Our goal: to register as many young voters as possible.

Photos: Lollapalooza Day One in Chicago with Lady Gaga, Matt and Kim, the Strokes

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Day one of Lollapalooza in Grant Park in Chicago is in the books. Freelance photographer Mark C. Austin brings back these photos from the fe...

Man Looking for a Rental, Roommate and No iPhones

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vince Thomas, a man who is being transferred to the New York office of a Chicago based software company he works for, recently posted a listin...

Carmelo Anthony's best options: Demand trade to New York or Chicago -- or stay a Nugget?

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Carmelo Anthony has lots of options. Melo could sign a monster contract extension with the Nuggets, try to create a Melo-Chris Paul-Amare S...

Ritz-Carlton lawsuit settled

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 2009 state court lawsuit involving whether a Chicago lender could foreclose on downtown Denver's luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel ended Monday in light of ...

It's Just Me Against the Universe

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

Have you ever noticed that when you're looking for someone to date, nobody is around, but the minute you take yourself off the market, it's as if somebody opened the floodgates of eligible men?