A new tourism promotional effort on behalf of the city is a major fail
The Republican candidates are suffering from jet lag and burnout
This week’s Chicagoan: Michael Reed, rigger
Never mind the sports; look at the trousers they’re sporting.
This year’s Olympic medals: hot or not?
“The Athlete,” a biopic about Ethiopian gold medalist Adebe Bikila, screens 10/13 and 10/17 in the Chicago International Film Festival.
I realize that’s it’s more arcane IOC politics than anything else that doomed this bid, but at least it doomed it. I just hope this will have some blowback on Daley, both to tarnish his legacy and so we can boot his ass.
Someone stood up to Mayor Daley and lived.
Local designers have the city’s Olympic bid sewn up, with designs for the delegates to Copenhagen.
“Of course, right after the Olympics you are going to see a drop in tourism—everybody came there DURING the Olympics!! It’s the LONG TERM effect that is important.”
A European report concludes that the games do more harm than good for local tourism.
Why Chicago’s cultural institutions are lining up behind a bid the people aren’t sure they want.
A new donor report claims transparency but obscures details on who’s paying for the Olympic bid. And then there’s the question of why they’re paying.
Critics often deride the Chicago City Council as a mayoral rubber stamp. Aldermen want you to know the critics have it wrong. “We are a team on the City Council,” […]
In a Trib op-ed, Manny Flores backs away from the cap he proposed on public funding for the Olympics.