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‘Honey, I’m home’—Bees find hive in Bridgeport

‘Honey, I’m home’—Bees find hive in Bridgeport

November 27, 2017

Growing up in Indiana, Raymond Tominello was surrounded by agriculture and farming. When he moved to Chicago, he wanted to bring a little bit of home with him, so he created Rooftop Local Honey in 2015...

Lin-Manuel Miranda reminds Congress Puerto Rico still needs help

Lin-Manuel Miranda reminds Congress Puerto Rico still needs help

By Ariana Portalatin

November 27, 2017

Thousands marched in Washington, D.C., during the Nov. 19 Unity March for Puerto Rico, including “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who continues to urge a neglectful Congress to make the humane decision to increase...

Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria

November 9, 2017

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, along with representatives from the Norwegian American Hospital and the New Life Covenant Church, spoke at a Nov. 1 press conference about local relief needed fo...

State law protects women from federal birth control regulation

State law protects women from federal birth control regulation

October 16, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidelines Oct. 6 that broaden employers’ ability to exempt themselves from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage requirements. The ...

Foxx: Bail bonds burden taxpayers, victimize poor people

Foxx: Bail bonds burden taxpayers, victimize poor people

March 13, 2017

The current system for bail bonds in criminal cases favors those who can pay for them, and all Americans need to understand that, said Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in an interview with The Chronicl...

Chicago group makes sure ‘Autism Eats’

Chicago group makes sure ‘Autism Eats’

March 13, 2017

Shannon Dunworth knew she could not be the only one who noticed stares from patrons in restaurants as her stepson, who has autism, roamed around and impatiently waited for his food. Knowing that others ...

Professors talk ‘What Comes Next?’ in ‘Hamilton’s’ impact

Professors talk ‘What Comes Next?’ in ‘Hamilton’s’ impact

February 27, 2017

Gold Coast’s Newberry Library was bustling with a full crowd of all ages—some even arriving after the panel started—eager to hear a discussion about the hit musical “Hamilton’s” classroom i...

Hakunah Matata—I’ve got some worries

Hakunah Matata—I’ve got some worries

By Managing Editor

October 3, 2016

Disney announced Sept. 28 there is a "new reimagining" of "The Lion King" in the works.The movie has been connected to director Jon Favreau, who led the "reimagining" of "The Jungle Book" released earlier this ye...

Chicago welcomes ‘Hamilton’ creator to theater family

Chicago welcomes ‘Hamilton’ creator to theater family

September 26, 2016

Shedding his sneakers because “I tell the truth more with my shoes off,” Lin-Manuel Miranda walked onstage at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, for a conversation with The Chicago Tribune...

‘Hamilton’ brings revolution to Chicago

‘Hamilton’ brings revolution to Chicago

May 9, 2016

Chicago theater fans “will not throw away their shot” when the groundbreaking blockbuster musical “Hamilton” starts its national tour in the Windy City Sept. 27 at the PrivateBank Theatre, 18 W. Mon...

Protesters: It may be April 1,but education is no joke

Protesters: It may be April 1,but education is no joke

April 4, 2016

Inclement weather did not stop the Chicago Teachers Union and supporters from taking to the streets April 1 to bring attention to cuts in Chicago public education.Hundreds of CTU members and allies ga...

Terrence Malick Producers raise their glasses to “Knight of Cups”

Terrence Malick Producers raise their glasses to “Knight of Cups”

March 14, 2016

Between 1973 and 2005, celebrated Hollywood heavyweight Terrence Malick only directed four films: "Badlands," "Days of Heaven," "The Thin Red Line" and "The New World." However, despite this scant output, ...

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