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CheshireHAI Group, a leading provider of niche insurance programs and value-added services for the public and affordable housing community, has announced they adopted a wish for Xavier, a 12-year old Connecticut resident. Afflicted with a life-threatening...
When the Norton Museum of Art tasked Lego man Dan Parker with re-creating the world's best skyscrapers for its new exhibit, the artist made 1 World Trade Center the tallest of them all. Standing 9 feet 2 inches tall from base to antenna, Parker's Lego-...
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Overhead trains, river-touring boats, legendary dinosaurs and American Girls: Chicago's best attractions appeal to all ages. And though it's a big city, Chicago extends a warm Midwestern welcome to visitors while keeping it real with an ample dose of...
About five hours before the puck dropped Wednesday for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw posted this on his Twitter feed: "The moment we all dreamed about as kids! Game 1 Stanley Cup Finals!'' At midnight at the United...
May and early June's rain-soaked weather kept us from unpacking our shorts until last week, but the recent arrival of—hey!—actual warm temperatures means that the city now is patio partying with abandon. Five new rooftops debuted this season...
Above downtown Chicago, on the 28th floor of Willis Tower, United Airlines employees stare at double-paneled computer monitors and communicate with the world without speaking. Members of the social media team at United are sometimes dealing one-on-one...
Akron Beacon JournalRANKIN, Pa. The Carrie Furnaces are intriguing, gritty historical attractions, if you can find the now-abandoned blast furnaces. The two 13-story furnaces, rusting and dilapidated, sit on the north side of the Monongahela River near the Rankin Bridge,...
RedEyeStrolling along the Lake Michigan beachfront. Gazing into each other’s eyes while coasting aboard the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier. Holding hands and tiptoeing to the glass edge of the Willis Tower’s Skydeck. Is there a more romantic city...
Divvy, the new rental bicycle that Chicago's transportation chief predicts will become a popular "bike taxi" option for short trips, made its debut for test rides at Bike the Drive on Sunday. The Divvy show-and-tell during the once-a-year morning...
Anthony Simone doesn't remember much these days. The effects of a traumatic brain injury are so severe that he refers to his iPod as "my brain." But the five men from Pedro 66, he remembers. In a hallway at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital...
At the kickoff of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association's annual convention this month, that organization's strides — not to mention the entire nation's — were no more clear than on a simple United Airlines banner beside the...
RedEyeThere’s a notion that it can’t happen here. Tornadoes are creatures of the plains. They lurk in cornfields--not cities. Not Chicago. Those jaw-dropping pictures snapped in the wake of the deadly tornado that tore through the Oklahoma...
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