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DNAinfo’s Ted Cox: Are we going to lose the Lucas Museum?!

Bill and Wendy are joined by DNAinfo Reporter and Producer, Ted Cox, to talk about the Lucas Museum. Why is the city dragging it’s feet? Does Friends of the Park have a real case? 32 more words

Bill Leff And Wendy Snyder

CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School

On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement to establish a comprehensive citywide construction trades program at Dunbar Career Academy High School. 669 more words


Exhibition Games

Star Wars creator’s proposed museum jeopardizes trade shows like IMTS

The home of some of the world’s most important trade shows could be facing a partial demolition that would affect future contracts, including the manufacturing industry. 665 more words

Direct And Current

I'll Be Going to BookCon this year!

So I’ve been seeing a lot of author tours recently and have gotten so pumped only to find that the authors weren’t coming to Chicago. Then a while ago I filled out a survey asking if I was going to be attending any book related conventions or meetings, and I was sad to say I had nothing planned (they had a list of places but they were all outside of IL) but that I was hoping to go to the… 259 more words


Friends Of The Parks Group Withholding Opinion On McCormick Place Site For Lucas Museum

CHICAGO (CBS) — The “Friends of the Parks” seem to be holding off on any public opinion about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest proposal for a George Lucas Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 227 more words


McCormick Place Plan For Lucas Museum Under Scrutiny

CHICAGO (CBS) — Fiscal watchdogs are giving poor marks to Mayor Emanuel’s billion dollar plan for the Lucas Museum.

The mayor wants to tear down McCormick Place East to make room for the museum after the group Friends of the Parks objected to the original sire south of Soldier Field. 331 more words


Emanuel Fully Backs Plan To Locate Lucas Museum On Site Of McCormick Place East

CHICAGO (CBS) — With the original site of the George Lucas Museum tied up in court, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his administration is fully behind the alternative plan to locate the museum on land now used for the aging McCormick Place Lakeside Center, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 172 more words