We were amused when Harold Washington Library was dubbed one of the top 15 ugliest buildings in the world by Travel + Leisure yesterday. The library's bright green, copper gargoyles may not be the most pleasant creatures in the Loop - but they do make a statement.
The CTA announced it's new budget today. In order to close the budget gap fares are going up, employees are getting laid-off and some express bus routes are going away. Here's the complete list of buses that will stop running in February. Chicago's express days are numbered.
Ira Glass is one busy person. But luckily, he has a studio next to his desk.‚ Mr. Glass talked to us to confirm that This American Life TV is going on hiatus. What does that mean for Ira and the radio show? And does the future include moving back to Chicago?