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  • Review: 'Daring' by Gail Sheehy

    Review: 'Daring' by Gail Sheehy
    One afternoon in 1969, Gail Sheehy and Gloria Steinem met for lunch at the Plaza Oak Room in Manhattan. As a special courtesy, the hotel agreed to waive its ban on women attending the restaurant unaccompanied by a man.
  • On the Chicago set of 'The Playboy Club'

    On the Chicago set of 'The Playboy Club'
    Smoke wafts over the stage as a sexy chanteuse bursts through a curtain of gold streamers and reaches for the microphone to sing "The Lady Is a Tramp." "Wait. Can I try that again?" asks the singer, Laura Benanti, who plays Bunny mother Carol-Lynne in...

    Review: 'The Playboy Club' tells sexy, fluffy tales

    Review: 'The Playboy Club' tells sexy, fluffy tales
    NBC's 1960s set drama "The Playboy Club" hasn't even premiered, yet critics have had their tails in a twist for months. An NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City refused to air it. Feminist author Gloria Steinem, who famously went undercover as a Bunny for a...

    April 7: Midday Fix - New Beer's Eve

    April 7: Midday Fix - New Beer's Eve
    New Beer's Eve April is the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition (the Volstead Act) in Chicago. On April 7, 1933, Herman Berghoff, secured the first two liquor licenses issued by the City of Chicago: #1 for the Berghoff Bar and #2 for the Berghoff...

    Bookmark: Essay collections show diversity, creativity

    He loved lists, so let's make one in his honor. The late John Leonard was brilliant, witty, earnest, brave, erudite, stubborn, poetic and totally smitten by literature. I never met him, but I can swear to the foregoing because I read his work for many...