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The Ship of Tolerance docks at Navy Pier
With a mast composed of paintings created by children all over the world, this ship is a vessel aimed toward a more peaceful future.
Many millions of dollars later, what’s up with Navy Pier?
And what’s in store for the future?
Morning Newsfeed: Sheen’s Recovery, the Trouble With FOIA, CTA Retail, Obama’s 2012 Run, and More
After flaming out to boos in Detroit, Charlie Sheen settled down in Chicago, saying he’d return to Two and a Half Men if asked, and confirming another Major League film. (Meanwhile, the Indians got a triple play on the Sox yesterday) (Tribune) After battling a brain disease, the Fridge is doing just fine. (Tribune) The […]
In Your Morning Newsfeed: Cabrini’s Art Project, Pain at the Pump, Unsafe Bridges, Steven Segal: Badass, and More
Navy Pier’s new bosses are in discussions to keep Chicago Children’s Museum. It’s an about face for the museum, which has appeared hell-bent on moving to Grant Park for years. (Tribune) Cabrini-Green’s lone remaining tower will be turned into a temporary art exhibit before it’s torn down. (Tribune) The city is vigorously defending lawsuits against […]
It Doesn’t Take Much to Be a Maverick
Alderman Tom Allen makes history by daring to question the mayor’s pet financing scheme in City Council chambers.
The Chicago Children’s Museum: staying put?
Crain’s reports that the Children’s Museum might not actually move to Grant Park, crushing the hopes and dreams of our future.
The land bank?
A Q & A with Friends of the Parks president Erma Tranter.
This one really is about the children
He voted against your museum, kids, but you can still get ready for story time with First Ward alderman Manny Flores.
Suffer the little children
Aldermen assure us that Wednesday’s City Council vote really is “all about the children.”
Place your bets
Our predictions for Wednesday’s City Council vote on the Children’s Museum-Grant Park plan, alderman by alderman.
Alderman Allen speaks
Alderman Tom Allen takes on TIFs and the Chicago Children’s Museum deal.
I will show you the life of the mind
What I’d shove down your throat if I was mayor.
Getting them started young
Pied pipers from the Chicago Children’s Museum take their pitch to the kids.
Tipping your hand, maybe?
The wife of a prominent Plan Commission member organizes a PR event for the Chicago Children’s Museum.