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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 […]

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In Your Morning Newsfeed: The Carson’s Clock That Never Was, Leaving Illinois, First Face Transplant, Showing Up to Court Drunk, and More

Recently unearthed sketches from legendary architect Louis Sullivan’s archives show plans for a wrought-iron clock…at Carson Pirie Scott. Blair Kamin takes on the mystery of the clock that could have been. (Tribune) Former state senator and erstwhile Republican candidate for Cook County Board president Roger Keats is peacing out. Citing Illinois’s high property taxes, corruption, […]

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It Never Gets Old…

The briefing admiral stands proud and grave.On the screen within the screen tracers burst like silent lightning across the dark distant sky of the enemy.There, it is night.The assets of the enemy have been seriously degraded, the admiral reports. He has time for questions, though some he chooses not to answer. He relishes his prominence; […]