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May and early June's rain-soaked weather kept us from unpacking our shorts until last week, but the recent arrival of—hey!—actual warm temperatures means that the city now is patio partying with abandon. Five new rooftops debuted this season...
Funeral arrangements have been announced for the Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Chicago priest, novelist and sociologist who died this week at age 85. A wake for the Rev. Greeley is scheduled for 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic...
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Chicago TribuneThe Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
A best-selling novelist, renowned sociologist and outspoken commentator on all things Roman Catholic, the Rev. Andrew Greeley lived many lives. But above all, the Irish Catholic with a mischievous twinkle always remained a Chicago parish priest. "He...
His final farewell unfolded as if he had choreographed every song and step. With people in the pews belting out the Celtic hymn "Lord of the Dance," the Rev. Andrew Greeley was carried out of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Chicago's Beverly...
For decades Chicago journalists' post-work watering hole of choice has been the Billy Goat Tavern, with its three beers on tap ($3.50 Schlitz and Billy Goat Dark and Lager) and $3.15 cheeseburgers just a dark stairway's descent from the Magnificent Mile's...
Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens. She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity. "You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
Chicago Tribune reporterChicago is no stranger to bombs. We live in a relatively bomb-free era, the first such respite Chicagoans have enjoyed since at least the middle of the 19th century. The city that gave the world the mother of all explosive devices and ushered in the...
It's not about looks. New York architect Rafael Vinoly is the first one to say so. The truth of his conviction is evident on seeing the colossal new hospital he designed at the University of Chicago that opens Feb. 23 called the Center for Care and...
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
The city of Chicago last week bought the 2.7-mile-long elevated Canadian Pacific Railway spur known as the Bloomingdale Trail. The sales price was $1, not including administrative fees. By the time the spur's makeover into a bike and running path is...
Smiling, scrubbed Northwestern University medical students are among the first tenants, but the halls are quiet at The Seneca on Chestnut, Chicago's newest boutique apartment building. This studious group and the other young professionals living here are...
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