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Years ago, Nam Pham, 70, and Paul Tsang, 56, left their Asian homelands and ultimately settled on the same street in Uptown's Argyle enclave. Pham, a Vietnamese national, started a pharmacy on one side of Argyle Street; Tsang, a Chinese national,...
Tags: Asia, Greektown, Pilsen, Uptown, Chinese Restaurants
Tribune reporterDirect Edge, the nation’s third-largest exchange operator, is preparing to open disaster recovery facilities in Chicago on Sept. 3, the latest in a long-running, industrywide effort to get backup centers further away from trading centers on the East...
Though Memorial Day obviously stands as a solemn occasion, the holiday weekend surely offer listeners a chance to catch up on concert-going. Among the highlights: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The nearly ubiquitous Chicago trumpeter leads his...
David and Kimberley Rudd got to know each other as journalism students at Northwestern University in the fall of 1984. And it was a strictly platonic relationship. "We were two of about 13 African-American freshman journalism students at...
A casino-entertainment complex, a major convention hotel and a Barack Obama presidential library are being floated as possible anchors for a mixed-use development of the former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side. The scenarios were...
Nearly every morning, before 7 a.m., Dr. Kenneth Polonsky is dropped off near the Lakefront Trail on Chicago's South Side, a few steps from Lake Michigan. He carries no briefcase, wears no suit and has no cup of coffee, the standard trappings of his...
Tribune reporterFamilies of men and women who died in the E2 nightclub stampede on the Near South Side 10 years ago today gathered for a prayer vigil outside the vacant building. Stuffed animals, roses, Valentine's Day candy and a picture of each victim adorned the 21...
It is an arduous task to make a movie — how many of you are tired of waiting for "The Devil in the White City" to hit the big screen almost 10 years after the book's publication? — so it is not hard to understand why it took Wisconsin-based...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Movies, Entertainment, Prostitution, Music
Hemingway daiquiri: History shows that Ernest Hemingway had a fondness for booze, and one of his favorite beverages to order in Cuban bars was the papa doble: a double-size frozen cherry-lime daiquiri since dubbed the Hemingway daiquiri in his honor....
A possible suspect is in custody in the shooting of a man in the South Loop this afternoon, police said. The man, 30, was shot in the chest and leg in the 2100 block of South Michigan Avenue about 1:18 p.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
In the Chicago of the 1870s, the fashionable drawing rooms of Prairie Avenue were frequently host to spiritualists, mediums and charlatans, often folks playing all three of those roles at once. With lowered gas lights and a bit of hocus-pocus and table...
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