The James R. Thompson Center is both a landmark of postmodern architecture and an architectural piñata—a building many Chicagoans love to hate and probably wouldn’t mind beating with a stick. On Monday,
As the flu season gears up to be a tough one for children, parents may wonder why they are limited in where they can take their kids can get a flu shot. Pharmacies throughout the state offer flu shots,
Growing up in Trinidad in the ’80s, Patrice Grell Yursik remembers her mother smoothing on Fashion Fair face powder and popping the pink compact into her purse before leaving for work. Sometimes, she her
Rosebud taking over three-level former restaurant space on Randolph Street, overlooking Millennium Park
Rosebud Restaurants will take over the three-level former Tavern at the Park space in Prudential Plaza, which comes with a rooftop terrace overlooking Millennium Park. The deal for the flagship restaurant
Some hospitals say using lead aprons for X-rays does more harm than good. Lurie will stop using the shields th
Patients have come to expect a technician to drape their torsos with a heavy lead apron when they get an X-ray, but new thinking among radiologists and medical physicists is upending the decades-old practice
Fourteen states, New York City and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block new rules that would tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients, accusing the administration
When United Airlines baggage handler Joe Lammerman started sharing behind-the-scenes photos taken during quiet moments on the job on social media, the airline didn’t tell him to put the camera down and
This year’s flu season is shaping up as a harsh one in Chicago and across the country, particularly for children. More than 900 lab tests in Chicago for the flu have come back positive since the end of
Bears decision to move training camp to Lake Forest a “devastating” blow to Bourbonnais after 18 years as the team’s summer
For 18 years, thousands of Bears fans flocked to Bourbonnais each summer for training camp, an annual pilgrimage that substantially boosted the once-obscure Kankakee County village’s economy and image.
High tech mini golf concept Puttshack is coming to Oakbrook Center later this year, kicking off the company’s plans for a major U.S. rollout led from a new Chicago headquarters. Puttshack has leased more
Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, plans 100 coffee shops in low-income areas. ‘This is not charity. These are successful
Starbucks has a point to prove: There's more to the company than selling $4 lattes to rich people. The Seattle-based coffee giant that has cultivated a reputation for being socially responsible said Thursday
A government committee asked to review U.S. approval of new passenger planes after two deadly crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max has found that the system is safe and effective but could be improved.
When severe pain sent Eva Zavala to an emergency room last March, her treatment involved an ultrasound and some blood work. Her visit left her with a medical bill for more than $1,000, after insurance.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators
Payless ShoeSource has emerged from bankruptcy for the second time, with a focus on international markets. The Topeka, Kansas-based company said Thursday it wants to reinvigorate Latin America, its largest
Column: To stop buildings from killing birds, Chicago needs a bird-friendly design law. After a year of delay, an effort
I love watching the cardinals, blue jays and finches swoop around our backyard and alight on my wife’s prized bird feeder. They offer action, flecks of color and a chance for aviary anthropology — who’s