Some Chicago civic leaders have plunked down $1.5 million to setup a crime-fighting program in the South Shore neighborhood.
Mellody Hobson and her husband, George Lucas, are donating $10 million to the Gately Indoor Track & Field Facility.
The Los Angeles Planning Commission on Thursday OK’d the development proposal for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, a San Diego TV station reported.
A Mike Madigan aide said the Southwest Side Democrat likes both teams, “but he’s probably more of a Sox fan.”
Remember when “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and Mellody Hobson lavished Chicago with their philanthropy?
Now Los Angeles gets to revel in this addition to its cultural landscape, along with Fatburger and the Hollywood sign.
Beanie Baby founder Ty Warner just wrapped up a $120 million hotel renovation that’s allowed him to travel the world.
Billionaire venture capitalist J.B. Pritzker has been approached by Democratic leaders about running for Illinois governor in 2018.
Taking Names: Cards Against Humanity’s co-creator is also against Donald Trump, while Sam Zell brings Elton John in for his birthday party.