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  • Sun Inn to be on Ghost Hunters

     
    Bethlehem's reportedly very haunted Sun Inn will be featured on SyFy Channel hit show Ghost Hunters in December. Crews from the show which airs at 9 p.m. Wednesdays were in Bethlehem last month with TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) headed......
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • Sun Inn to be on Ghost Hunters Wednesday

     
    Watch Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, the leaders of The Atlantic Paranormal Society (TAPS), as they come to the Christmas City to explore Bethlehem's Sun Inn and its reputed ghosts on a special Christmas edition of SyFy's "Ghost Hunters" 9......
  • Budget Chicago: Perfect for travelers on the cheap

    Budget Chicago: Perfect for travelers on the cheap
    CHICAGO -- Chicago has a reputation as a working-class city for a reason. Sure, there are fancy Gold Coast shops and $500-a-night hotel suites, but it's also possible to see Chicago's famous lakefront, eat its famous food and enjoy distinctive cultures on...
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  • Recipe for Fitness Success

    Recipe for Fitness Success
    Even the most robust exercise program won't grant you true fitness if you don't take control of your diet. Exercise changes virtually every tissue in the body via many different pathways -- metabolic, hormonal, neurological and mechanical—says...
  • Mobster: Fear led me to kill, then 'rat'

    The lawyer started with "Good afternoon, Mr. Calabrese," but things didn't stay cordial for long. Nicholas Calabrese, who had already acknowledged in testimony Thursday that he was "a rat" for testifying against his brother and other mob figures, was...
  • Other options for viewing fireworks

    Other options for viewing fireworks
    Celebrating the 4th of July by watching a fireworks show can be a thrilling experience. It also can be a crowded experience: 1 million people are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront to glimpse Friday's Independence Day Eve fireworks. Fireworks fans...
  • Buena Park: Tucked away next to everything

    Buena Park: Tucked away next to everything
    "I never considered living north of Irving Park," said Khoi Nguyen, speaking from his three-bedroom condominium in Buena Park. Yet Nguyen and his partner packed up in November and left their contemporary home in the John Hancock Center on Michigan...
  • Day 4: Former Virginia Tech president Paul Torgersen has the heart of Hokie

    No major college football stadium is complete without a president's suite. There, amid creature comforts such as leather chairs and cable television, the school's chief executive schmoozes donors with gourmet grub and vintage spirits. But from 1993-99,...
  • 10 things you might not know about Election Day

    10 things you might not know about Election Day
    The popularity of early voting threatens to dim the charm of a single Election Day. Which might be a good thing, according to a recent study that reported an 18 percent greater chance of being involved in a fatal car crash that day. Without a doubt, it'...