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Best Local Art Enthusiasts In Chicago To Follow On Twitter

Do you want to know what’s going on in Chicago’s art scene? Then consider following these five art enthusiasts to get the scoop on new artists and upcoming exhibits in town.


Fourteen-year-old Cerria McComb, left, tells CBS 2's Pamela Jones she’s afraid to go outside after being shot Saturday while visiting friends. (CBS)

Teen Shot During Weekend Violence: ‘It’s Teenagers Shooting Other Teenagers’

A 14-year-old Chicago girl who was one of several people wounded over the weekend is telling her story. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


Prentice Women's Hospital

Northwestern Seeks To Push Ahead With Old Prentice Hospital Demolition

Northwestern University is mobilizing more support for its plan to tear down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville and put up a new medical research center in its place.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Scales Of Justice

Occupy Chicago Fights For Publication Referencing Tribune

Occupy Chicago is fighting an effort by the Chicago Tribune to hand over the Web domain names for its publication that references the newspaper.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012


Sun-Times Parent Company Buys Reader

The parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times has purchased the Chicago Reader, reportedly for slightly under $3 million.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

The Titanic (Credit: CBS)

Titanic Remembered On Centennial Of Sinking

Today marks 100 years since the sinking of the Titanic.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2012


Reader Columnist Questions Article Saying Sun-Times Could Buy Paper

A published report Monday said the Chicago Reader was up for sale and the Chicago Sun-Times had been approached as a potential buyer, but a popular Reader columnist cast doubt on the report soon afterward.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

Marshall Rosenthal, a longtime Chicago journalist who spent four years as a writer and producer at CBS 2, died this week at 71. (Credit: Golden Apple Foundation)

Longtime Chicago Journalist Marshall Rosenthal Dies

Journalist Marshall Rosenthal, counted a few years as a writer for CBS 2 in his long and illustrious career, died this week at the age of 71.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Reader Redesign

Redesigned Reader Hits The Stands

The redesigned, magazine-format Chicago Reader is now on newsstands, in the second overhaul of the free alternative news weekly in the past few years.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011


New Design Coming For Chicago Reader

If you pick up a copy of the Chicago Reader this week, you’ll find some radical changes from the issue that came out last Thursday.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Red Line Train

Red, Purple Line ‘L’ Plans Remain A Hot Topic

Two months after the CTA proposed closing five stops or even digging a new subway for the Red and Purple line ‘L’ system, improvements to the busy transit lines remains a hot topic.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Chicago Reader

Reader, Time Out Writer Cliff Doerksen Remembered

The arts and alternative media communities are remembering Chicago Reader and Time Out Chicago writer Cliff Doerksen, who died last week at the age of 47.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2010