The work will be called Sky Landing, and will be installed on the two-acre Wooded Island in the center of the park, the former site of the Phoenix Pavilion, a gift from Japan built during the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893.
A steady rain and drop in Tanaka’s velocity helped the Cubs get to the Yankees’ ace.
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Nine-year-old Rinka Hirayama, the lone survivor of a fiery car crash last month on a desert highway near the Grand Canyon in Arizona has returned to Vernon Hills, but only for a few weeks. Once her grandparents settle her parents’ affairs, Rinka is expected to return to her native Japan with them.
A former BAtavia man who had been missing in Japan has been located, according to the man’s sister.
The Yankees newest jewel started his trek to spring training in style.
The 81-year-old man, whose identity was not immediately being released, was taken to Resurrection Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The kids in the Merit School of Music Suzuki-Alegre Strings program gave their parents a concert before heading off to Japan.
A special photo exhibit has opened at the Thompson Center, marking two years since the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
An Asian affairs specialist from Northwestern University says economics will ensure there will be more words, but likely no bullets, flying between China and Japan as they continue arm-wrestling over five uninhabited islands.
This 1890s-era gift from Japan is tucked away behind the Museum of Science and Industry. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan pays a visit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to open new Chicago tourism offices in three new countries this year, and hopes to have 50 million tourists coming every year by 2020.
The annual International Home + Housewares Show opens in Chicago Saturday, with special attention this year to Japanese manufacturers struggling to recover from the earthquake and tsunami one year ago.
The Women’s World Cup final set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.
Just look carefully at how the narrative has changed since the U.S. women’s team blew the chance of a lifetime in a loss to a vastly inferior Japanese team in the World Cup final.
Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 4-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after finishing in a 2-2 tie.
The state of Illinois is preparing to send aid to Japan to help in the recovery from the March earthquake and tsunami.
Chicago’s Billy Dec is holding a big fundraiser this coming Friday (April 15), and all the proceeds will go to relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The lights that illuminate the crest of the John Hancock Center are bedecked in red and white, in a push to raise awareness of relief efforts for Japan.
Low levels of radiation from Japan have been detected in the Chicago area, in Will and DuPage counties.