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Hanukkah

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  • Ted Cohen, 1939-2014

     Ted Cohen, 1939-2014
    During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people. Mr....
  • Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial

    Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial
    Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
  • Joel Greenberg on 'A Feathered River Across the Sky'

    Joel Greenberg on 'A Feathered River Across the Sky'
    Joel Greenberg sat at his Westmont kitchen table, a bearish figure with curly gray hair mirrored by a short gray beard, in front of a stuffed passenger pigeon. The bird looks like an oversized mourning dove, with stitches visible where the head had to...
  • 'Eco Bungalow' arises Phoenix-like from holiday tragedy

    When Robin Wilson called Steven Ambers in early 2012 to lightheartedly ask why she hadn't received a holiday card from his family that year, the conversation took a surprising twist. The interior designer hadn't been removed from the Amberses' mailing...
  • Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'

    Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'
    A Florida pastor's attempt at holiday humor didn't go over well with some in his community. During the weekend, Mike Butzberger of Lighthouse Church in North Palm Beach put up a sign that said "Christmas - Easier to Spell Than Hanukkah." People...
  • Taking the Kids: Opting for gathering the gang and serving a holiday feast at a villa

    Taking the Kids: Opting for gathering the gang and serving a holiday feast at a villa
    For once, you're not going to worry about having enough beds over the holidays. Even better, you won't have to wash never-ending loads of towels or piles of dishes. In fact, you can gather the gang in a beautifully decorated home without doing all the...
  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
  • Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild

    Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild
    Some folks will get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and some will do it with Dave Chappelle, who once seemed as likely to do a four-show run at the Fillmore as the real, actual Santa. Chappelle does...
  • 12 Decadent Stops On The Connecticut Chocolate Trail

    12 Decadent Stops On The Connecticut Chocolate Trail
    Decadent, creative and full of variety, Connecticut's Chocolate Trail is not to be missed. A concept created by the state's tourism department three years ago, this tasty trail offers visitors a unique way to see the state, sample tasty concoctions and...
  • Holidays Hit Home with the Top 13 Chicago Traditions

    When he was young, John Rivera used to think Santa Claus took up permanent residence in downtown Chicago, not at the North Pole. “That’s what it felt like,” says Rivera, 47. “I’d see Santa on TV and at Marshall Field’...
  • Thanksgivukkah: Brace yourself for the holiday duo

    Thanksgivukkah: Brace yourself for the holiday duo
    If you have Thanksgivukkah fever: Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won’t coincide again for another 79,000 years or so. Celebrate the occasion with a Menurkey (a turkey-shaped menorah, $50) from menurkey.com. One-day express shipping is available if you&...