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  1. No camping outside Soldier Field for Grateful Dead fansRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

    In this May 9, 2009 photo, Grateful Dead fans shop for tie-dye T-shirts in the parking lot of the Forum before to a concert of The Dead, performing in the Inglewood section of Los Angeles. In this May 9, 2009 photo, Grateful Dead fans shop for tie-dye T-shirts in the parking lot of the Forum before to a concert of The Dead, performing in the Inglewood section of Los Angeles.


  2. Pham Ebola Lawsuit Could Be Landmark For Patient SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    I am a Chicago-based freelance writer. I have been a professional journalist since 1992, focusing on healthcare since 2000.


  3. Winter clearance salesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Update your Spring wardrobe by taking a shopping trip down Michigan Ave. Chicago is known for the magnificent mile. The retailers up and down this isle are sure to delight any shopper.


  4. Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers Completes $25M RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hotel Business

    Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers has undergone a complete, multiphase renovation totaling $25 million. The final piece of the overhaul - additional and renovated meeting rooms - will be unveiled in May. The 1,214 guestrooms and suites at the hotel - which is situated on the Chicago River within walking distance of Navy Pier, Michigan Ave. shopping, Millennium Park and the Loop business district - are totally renovated, and include river, lake and skyline views, as well as Sheraton's \ Sweet Sleeper bed.


  5. A startup just raised $20 million to fix the worst thing about city drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    On-demand valet parking app Luxe has raised a $20 million Series A round of funding, the company announced Tuesday. The new round of funding, which supplements the $5.5 million seed round Luxe raised in October, was led by investors Redpoint Ventures and Venrock.


  6. Checkerboard City: A Walk on the Wild SideRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | New City Chicago

    As someone who's pedaled three sides of the Continental United States, I can tell you that traveling cross-country by human power is an amazing way to see this great land of ours. You experience the geography and the people in a totally different manner than you would rushing by at eighty miles per hour.


  7. Strong Chicago business growth powering Illinois economyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Site Selection Magazine looks at hard data Frank Sinatra once famously crooned, "My kind of town, Chicago is." These days he would be joined by a chorus of business and industry executives who have chosen to invest in the Windy City.


  8. Building a Cool Technology Company from Chicago: Narrative Science CEO Stuart FrankelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    Stuart Frankel: It was in Chicago. I had met a woman who I'm married to now. She was originally from New York.


  9. MLS season could be postponed as players' union prepare to make decision on strike actionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Players in Major League Soccer are set to announce a decision on strike action by Wednesday as their dispute over employment terms reaches a critical juncture. Negotiations between the players' union and MLS bosses have been ongoing for several months but a call either way must come before Chicago Fire travel to LA Galaxy for the season opener on Friday at the StubHub Center.


  10. Tickets for Madonna Presales: Unleashes...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Tickets for Madonna presales are available now in select markets, and popular provider has unleashed a large inventory of seats at lower prices. The official public onsale for 2015 Madonna tickets is set for March 9, but due to anticipated sellouts, many dedicated fans are turning to the secondary market to ensure seats.


  11. WCG acquires Convenience ValetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Weinberg Capital Group has bought Melrose Park, Illinois-based Mechanical Servants LLC , a distributor of blister pack branded convenience/travel size health and beauty care products, over-the-counter drugs, personal care products and sundries sold in small-portion packages. No financial terms were disclosed.


  12. Wintry mix creates slick morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    The wintry mix of precipitation began overnight as snow, especially north of I-80, according to the weather service. Between one and two inches of snow could fall near the Wisconsin border, with about an inch expected in the Chicago area.


  13. Madonna Presale Tickets: Features Madonna Concert...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Madonna presale tickets become available in select markets today, and trusted provider is featuring a large inventory of seats at discounted prices. Public onsales are scheduled for March 9, and industry experts expect mass sellouts to happen fast in the primary market, so fans who have their hearts set on seeing a show are opting to secure their Madonna concert tickets early from trusted secondary market providers.


  14. Daily dishRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Pop star Lady Gaga, right, and her fiancA1 2, actor Taylor Kinney, left, and other members of the cast of NBC's "Chicago Fire" take part in the Chicago Polar Plunge on Sunday. invision/ap Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.


  15. Is Insurgent's Shatter Reality VR ride the future of film?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business News

    On a cold night last week in New York, an enormous truck not a van, or a camper, but a vehicle of the sort that normally transports goods across state lines sat parked on one of the trendier blocks in SoHo. It was the press preview for Insurgent: Shatter Reality , a virtual reality experience for Samsung Gear VR.


  16. Esteemed Lifetime Member Gilbert Gordon Has Been Selected as...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Professor Gilbert Gordon of Oxford, Ohio has been recognized as Professional of the Year 2015 for his accomplishments and achievements in the field of Water Research. Farmingdale, NY, March 03, 2015 -- -- Gilbert Gordon, Ph.D., was born in Chicago, Illinois.


  17. Stage Buzz Q&A: The ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Illinois Entertainer

    Tim Powles, veteran 20-year drummer for Australia's psych-rockers The Church, made hay with their 1988 college rock hit "Under The Milkyway," but their deep catalog goes back to the "new wave" era in 1981 when U2, Echo & The Bunnymen and The Cure were making baby steps developing early alt-rock. Arguably, Powles might have saved the band with his calming personality, steady drum skills and most importantly - his background as recording engineer/mad scientist and studio boffin.


  18. MasterCard and Cubic to Make Mobile Devices the Remote Control for Global CitiesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    At Mobile World Congress, MasterCard today announced a global partnership with Cubic Transportation Systems , a leading provider for smart city solutions across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. The alliance is designed to help the millions of daily commuters around the world experience faster, more convenient and personalized ways to get around, tapping into the power of their mobile devices.


  19. Polish exchange program brings young scientists to OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    But thanks to an exchange program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Agasing and three other Polish students have learned plenty about Oklahoma icons and our local fare - not to mention research on human disease. Agnieshka Agasing is one of four Polish students taking part in the Visiting Research Graduate Traineeship Program at the Oklahoma MEdical Research Foundation.


  20. Gehry-designed guest house on the road againRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Winton Guest House, designed by Frank Gehry, stands at the University of St. Thomas' Gainey Center in Owatonna, Minn. Designed by Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry, the award-winning three bedroom home - which looks like a cluster of minimalist sculptures - was moved in 2011 from a hill overlooking Lake Minnetonka to a field outside Owatonna.