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Navy Pier has had many incarnations. It has been a Naval training center, a school and a big empty, unused space.
Ed Sheeran has booked his first-ever headlining tour in the U.S. The British singer-songwriter has announced new dates across North America, on the heels of the release of his single, "Sing" and an appearance on "Saturday Night Live."
When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged.
Aldermen have put off a vote on an ordinance that would ban Chicago retailers from giving shoppers plastic bags for their goods.
One of the most tired cliches is that so-and-so doesn't actually sell such and-such; they sell peace of mind.
The recipients of Saveur 's 2014 Best Food Blog Awards have been revealed, with two winners named in each category: one selected by readers, the other by the magazine's editors.
Renowned Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh will visit Northwestern University for two weeks starting Monday to teach undergraduate and graduate student/faculty seminars and to give two public lectures on writing about polyglot societies and traveling the opium route in Asia.
Bill Simpson, collections manager of fossil vertebrates at Chicago's Field Museum, dusts the teeth of the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
This bus stop on Inner Lake Shore Drive at Addison is an unwelcoming space for riders.
Editor Levi Stahl, publicity manager for the University of Chicago Press, was taking in some poems by Robert Herrick when he noticed a rather unusual typographic formation in the second line of the poem "To Fortune."
Perhaps these early inclinations derived from his mother, who was pursuing a graduate degree in history during his early childhood and, rather than tell typical bedtime stories, would read selections from her history books to then-8-year-old specializes in modern Europe; German history; the history of war and genocide; the history of war crimes ... (more)
ALTHOUGH academic freedom is still limited, the new president of Iran has made positive changes, with visiting Western scholars now allowed in ... and sought-after by students.
Do you just live in your neighborhood, or are you a local voyager? This app offers travel tips from locals who discover and rediscover their cities as if they were on a hunt for hidden treasure.
You shopped at Sears. You wore Toughskins jeans. You paged through the Fall/Winter catalog, thumbing frayed edges onto the toy section.