"The new, gleaming jewel of the lakefront" was dedicated on this November 18th in 1960. That would be the first version of McCormick Place.The mammoth exhibition hall was the pet project of the Tribune's longtime publisher, Col. Robert R. McCormick.
A WBEZ analysis suggests that residents on Chicago's South Side experience longer ambulance run times than residents in other parts of the city. In our final look at trauma care in Chicago, we examine claims that these disparities are literally costing lives.
All this week, WBEZ is looking at Rahm Emanuel’s first 100 days as Chicago mayor.One of Emanuel’s pledges is to push for the creation of the city’s first bus-rapid-transit line. The idea behind BRT is to deliver the benefits of rail at a fraction of the cost.
When Dave Matthews Band Caravan comes through Chicago Friday, the concert’s musicians will be playing at a site with a lot of history.The three-day festival features 39 bands curated by DMB, who will headline the show each night.
New figures show a wide disparity among Chicago-area hospitals when it comes to promoting breastfeeding.The Illinois Department of Public Health compiled birth-certificate data about breastfeeding for the first nine months of last year.