Wolf Point goes public, again

Residents give wary reception for revised riverfront project

12/26/2012 10:00 PM

After being sent back to the drafting table, developers for the lofty Wolf Tower have returned with a project that addresses issues but still irks some residents. On Dec. 20, representatives from Hines Interests met with about 70 residents to discuss revised plans for their Wolf Point development, a multi-year project that envisions three towers built on a plot of historic riverfront property in downtown Chicago.
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The Coalition Against the NATO and G8 War and Poverty Agenda march on May 20.
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Skyline year in review

12/26/2012

It's been another eventful year in Chicago, and one in which all eyes were fixed on our big town on more than one occasion. From the summer's heavily covered NATO meeting to the polarizing standoff that was the Chicago Teachers Union strike, it seems as though Chicago’s dream of being recognized as a global city has finally come true.
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Zoo's lighting cold winter nights

Heart of the 'hood

12/26/2012

If you’re looking for some holiday magic, bundle up and head over to the Lincoln Park Zoo’s ZooLights, running through Jan. 6. It’s an enchanting winter wonderland that can be enjoyed by young and old.
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Time for a new beginning

12/26/2012

A SPANKING NEW YEAR, 2013, inspires us all to make uplifting resolutions, be they trivial or major, because we all aspire to be better people, hoping to live healthier, smarter, more rewarding lives. So we vow to lose weight, be nicer to in-laws, save more money, stop smoking, cut down on fatty foods, sugary treats, beer-drinking — whatever bad habits we want to discard must be eliminated from our new year lifestyle. Lots of luck.
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The sweet life

12/26/2012

Expectations are high for the children in The Joffrey Ballet's The Nutcracker. And Willy Shives, ballet master of the Joffrey's children's cast, says these very diligent young dancers rise to the challenge. They have been in rehearsals since October for this 25th anniversary Nutcracker season.
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