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Friends of the Parks suing to oppose Lucas museum site

The “Star Wars” creator didn’t attend a discussion on the issue, though his message is clear: The site is not negotiable. http://ift.tt/1BfDCI0 Advertisements

Macy’s enters the same-day delivery wars

Department store chain Macy’s is challenging Amazon and Google in their own game and hoping to grab more shoppers this holiday season with same-day deliveries for online purchases. http://ift.tt/14haSjm

10 Things to Do

Whether it’s a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a play, we’re here to up your cultural (and fun) IQ. Here are top picks for your cultural calendar for the coming week, the coming month and beyond. http://ift.tt/1xQsWKc

Pretty in purple

Jennifer Panaro, a senior manager at Chicago-based McGladrey, isn’t afraid to bring some color to the office. http://ift.tt/1xQsUC8

Can Best Buy face-lift help lift Chicago-area stores?

http://ift.tt/1uoI7Lv Best Buy poured $20 million into its 43 Chicago-area stores this year, giving an overdue face-lift to one of its oldest markets and adding several new features, such as high-end appliances and professional-grade cameras, that the electronics giant hopes help it stay relevant amid stiff…

Lawsuit challenges Chicago’s topless ordinance

Whether women should be allowed to go topless in public in Chicago is now a federal case. http://ift.tt/1yACE3q

See Chicago From the View of an ‘L’ Operator With the CTA’s First-Ever Conductor Cam [Video]

http://ift.tt/1woj881 Yesterday the CTA published its first video in its Ride the Rails series that uses HD video to show you ‘L’ routes from the view of a train operator. And it’s pretty cool. The series is expected to take the viewer along each train line in…