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  • In a skewed way, Palin was kind of right about Paul Revere

    In a skewed way, Palin was kind of right about Paul Revere
    Claiming "I know my American history," Sarah Palin on Sunday defended her claim that Paul Revere's ride was intended to warn the British they weren't going to take American arms.  At a stop in New England on her bus tour of the United States, Palin...
  • Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?

    Where'd we get these etchings in our Pg. 1 logo?
    One design feature we've added to the enhanced Chicago Tribune that debuted this week is a woodcut image tucked into our Page 1 nameplate. A series of Chicago-themed illustrations evoking a sense of the history of the city and the newspaper will rotate in...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Adams said it best: Celebrate with a big boom

    You know what Monday is. And, yes, it is a big day. Not only is it Colleen Johns' birthday, like you didn't know that, but it's America's birthday — Uncle Sam, the US-of-A, this place, 235 years old this year. Can you believe it? It hardly looks a...
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  • 'Floating above the city'

    'Floating above the city'
    Breathtaking views from high-rise condos are a quick cure for Chicagoans suffering from winter blahs. The city's gems are framed in windows like artwork: a panorama of Lake Michigan as far as the eye can see, a front-row seat to the kinetic action at...
  • When in the Course of human events...

     
    by Jim Tankersley France celebrates its independence day on the anniversary of a citizen uprising at a prison; Canada's comes on the anniversary of a legislative act recognizing its self-governance. In the United States, we celebrate a "Dear John"......
  • '30 Rock': The Boston Tea Party

     
    Is Tina Fey psychic? It certainly seems that way. "30 Rock" always has its finger on the pulse of what's going on in the country, sometimes to its own detriment. But Thursday night's episode of "30 Rock," with its references......
  • Noted Chicago architect Bruce Graham dies

     
    Blair Kamin reports that Bruce Graham, architect of the Sears (willis) Tower and the John Hancock Center, has died. The profile of Graham that I wrote for the Tribune is so old (April, 1981) it exists only in .pdf format:......
  • Monster Mash: Autry president to retire; Einstein's theory of relativity goes public; LuPone's ballet debut

     
    --Bidding farewell: John L. Gray, president of the Autry National Center of the American West, will announce his retirement today. (Los Angeles Times) --Scientific treasure: The original 46-page manuscript of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity...
  • Obama's 'John Hancock'

     
    In case you're an amateur graphologist--and even if you are not--here's a gander at President Barack Obama's rather distinctive signature on the historic healthcare reform bill that was signed on Tuesday. --Richard Metzger Via the White House Flickr feed....
  • 'Iron Man 2' was a pain in the back for Justin Theroux

     
    "IRON MAN 2" COUNTDOWN: 20 DAYS Tony Stark breaks all the rules (even the one that says superheroes must keep a secret identity), and he always seems to comes out on top -- that's why we love him. But now......