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The Salvation Army's Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the West Pullman neighborhood. (Credit: Facebook)

Salvation Army Community Center Merges Arts, Sports, Education

On Chicago’s Far South Side, there’s a Salvation Army facility unlike anything in the area, where arts and sports combine with life skills to create success stories.

12/13/2013

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Bryan Gruley’s Favorite Chicago Hockey Spots

Bryan Gruley, reporter at large for Bloomberg News and author of The Skeleton Box – he’s also a hockey fan. Here, Gruley shares his favorite Chicago hockey spots.

05/22/2012

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Time To Dabble Into Knitting In Chicago

I wanted to learn how to knit, but had no idea where to go in this city to learn! A friend of mine suggested Dabble – a Chicago-based website that offers classes of all kinds for only $20 a class. Sure enough they had a “Knitting Basics” class – a sort of intro-to, exactly what I was looking for. I signed up online and a week later I was sitting in an adorable coffee shop in Lincoln Park, CityGrounds Coffee with four other women learning to knit…

02/07/2012

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Coldplay And Rihanna Performing Together; McCartney Hits The Stage

GRAMMY nominees Coldplay, Rihanna and Paul McCartney will perform live at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards on CBS.

01/24/2012

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel  stopped by the XRT studios to talk with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon for Chicago Day (Credit: Nate Azark/CBS Local)

Emanuel Wants To Do More To Promote Arts

As a former ballet dancer, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he’d like to do more to integrate the arts into the lives of Chicagoans.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

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Survey Seeks ‘Culture Candidate’ For Mayor

A new survey seeks answers on who is the “culture candidate” among a dozen mayoral hopefuls, both prominent and obscure.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2010

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Best Large Music Venues In Chicago

Some things get better with age, some don’t. And while age may have taken a toll on some of these venues, each of them represents an excellent place to see one of your favorite artists.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010