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Through December, the third annual Sequence Ch!cago is featuring local artists and musicians at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.

Sequence Ch!cago showcases local artists at Navy Pier

November 17, 2019

Market vendors selling various goods are surrounded by several indoor stages showcasing local bands from jazz to soul to rock, as part of Navy Pier’s third annual Sequence Ch!cago event happening now....

Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

Editor’s Note: Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

February 22, 2019

The Loyola Phoenix, the student newspaper at Loyola University Chicago, gained recognition nationwide for its coverage of disagreements between the newspaper staff and college, stemming from a restrictive med...

South Loop community wants new Red Line station but pushes back on location

South Loop community wants new Red line station but pushes back on location

By Knox Keranen

February 8, 2019

Residents in the South Loop have long sought a new Chicago Transit Authority station but not where Related Midwest—developer of a massive 62-acre housing, retail and business venture dubbed The 78—initially wante...

‘The Beach’ splashes onto Navy Pier

January 18, 2019

While the cold months may be here, Navy Pier has introduced a free escape. “The Beach Chicago,” which opened Jan. 19, is a free interactive public art installation designed to emulate being at a b...

EDITORIAL: Communities, Congress must work together during shutdown

EDITORIAL: Communities, Congress must work together during shutdown

January 15, 2019

The longest federal government shutdown in history began Dec. 22 after congressional failure to pass a budget for the fiscal year. The shutdown is largely blamed on either Trump demanding funding for a S...

The Chronicle's Holiday Guide

The Chronicle’s Holiday Guide

December 3, 2018

Holiday revelers are singing Christmas carols and silver and gold horns are strung along Macy’s on State Street. Ice skaters at the McCormick Tribune Plaza glide alongside the 60-foot glistening tree...

Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., will host its third annual Spinning with Singles event Oct. 17, the week of Sweetest Day on Oct. 20. The event features speed dating on the famous Centennial Wheel and a mixer. 

Navy Pier’s Spinning with Singles event brings speed dating to new heights

October 15, 2018

First dates are nerve wracking, especially from 200 feet in the air. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., is hosting its third annual Spinning with Singles event Oct. 17, with speed dating rounds conducted on the ...

Midnight Circus will be traveling to various Chicago parks during their 2018 tour.  

Under the big top of Chicago’s Midnight Circus

October 2, 2018

What started as a performance in a Chicago storefront theater that held only 50 people, blossomed into a traveling circus that has raised nearly $1 million for Chicago parks.Midnight Circus of  Chicago i...

Halal festival ‘hearts’ value-driven lifestyle

Halal festival ‘hearts’ value-driven lifestyle

By Miranda Manier

April 8, 2018

Navy Pier will host a celebration of ethical consumption and Muslim culture this month.The inaugural I Heart Halal festival will be held April 13–15 and showcase various aspects of what it means to ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a mayoral panel on climate change Dec. 4. at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 130 E. Randolph St.

Mayors double down on Paris climate agreement

December 11, 2017

More than 50 mayors from North America converged in Chicago for the two-day North American Climate Summit, Dec. 4–5, and exchanged ideas and plans to meet the Paris climate agreement’s goal to lower...

Raymond Tominello, owner of Rooftop Local Honey, houses bees on rooftops and plans to collaborate with local schools to teach children about bees. 

‘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...

A variety of costumes used throughout the genrations of Saturday Night Live sketches are part of the exhibit at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St., entitled

‘Live from Chicago, it’s Saturday night!’

November 20, 2017

A small group of eager museum visitors stand in a dimly lit lobby with their faces upturned, the room full of anticipation as they stare at a screen on which actors such as Tracy Morgan, Dana Carvey a...

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