One of Chicago’s major international arts fairs, Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA), opened at Navy Pier Thursday. But some participants from the East Coast almost didn’t make it.Shoko Aono owns a gallery in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood.Earlier this
As the East Coast slowly recovers from the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, some Chicagoans are actively lending a hand. More than 700 employees of Chicago-based utility Commonwealth traveled to Baltimore and Philadelphia to help restore electricity to the region.
Hurricane Sandy has stranded many Chicago travelers again today.Most flights heading to the Northeast coast are still canceled as airports deal with the aftermath of the storm system.The Chicago Department of Aviation said about 325 flights out of O’Hare and 75 at Midway were canceled Tuesday.
Rumors that Rupert Murdoch has his eye on the Chicago Tribune has veteran journalists experiencing '80s flashbacks--so does the Bears' winning streak. WBEZ's Front & Center series continues its look at the state of the American Dream. And Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg talks about his new book.