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  • NYC Cops on the Hunt for Suspected Rapist in Brooklyn

    NYC Cops on the Hunt for Suspected Rapist in Brooklyn
    New York City police are on the hunt for a man wanted in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred in Central Brooklyn. The alleged attacks occurred on March 16 and 23, when the suspect allegedly assaulted both victims at gunpoint early in the...
  • Women Targeted In String Of Rapings, Robberies In Brooklyn

    Women Targeted In String Of Rapings, Robberies In Brooklyn
    Women are under attack in Brooklyn, and police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man wanted for at least two sexual assaults and another man for a string of gunpoint robberies. According to police, on March 16 at 1 a.m. a 56-year-old woman...
  • Police Arrest Suspected Brooklyn Rapist

    Police Arrest Suspected Brooklyn Rapist
    A tip from the public led police to a Brooklyn apartment, and, they hope, to the rapist who brutally attacked at least two women. Police arrested 26-year-old Dupree Nicholson Saturday and charged him with rape and robbery. During questioning,...
  • Penthouse buyers willing to pay more for views, refuge

    Penthouse buyers willing to pay more for views, refuge
    Next time you spot a PH button in an elevator, give a nod to Elisha Otis, whose successor companies took his lift designs from the mid-1800s to rarified heights in the 20th and 21st centuries. The gearless traction electric elevator doesn't sound...
  • May 11: Jean Lemke and Nina Taluc Have Upscale Dining Spots Where Kids Eat Free

    May 11: Jean Lemke and Nina Taluc Have Upscale Dining Spots Where Kids Eat Free
    Upscale Dining Where Kids Eat Free Dining out with kids doesn't have to mean foregoing a memorably tasty meal; nor does it have to mean paying for food that your kids may or may not eat. Jean Lemke and Nina Taluc, co-founders of kidwinks.com, have some...
  • Beantown's fine brew of politics and the past

    The late Tip O'Neill, speaker of the House and Massachusetts political legend, used to say, "All politics is local." Here in Boston, politics also is everywhere. We see it in the blarney of tour guides on the sightseeing trolleys, in the Colonial...
  • The Four Seasons

    It wasn't my pickup truck's fault. Really, it wasn't. But that's when the problems started. Sure, I've been ignored before. But when I pulled to the curb at the Four Seasons Chicago and both doormen, each in turn, looked squarely at my dust-encrusted '91...
  • Chicago shuts down in wake of attacks

    Houses of worship holding prayer vigils for the nation were among the few buildings in Chicago actively welcoming people this afternoon, as shock waves from the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in...
  • Tallest tower to twist rivals

    It would twist into the sky over Chicago's lakefront like an oversized birthday candle, surpassing Sears Tower and the planned Freedom Tower in New York as the nation's tallest building. It might, or might not, be built. But it already is drawing fire...
  • How tall is too tall?

    More than a century ago, the modern skyscraper was born in Chicago. It was nine stories tall. Then human nature--and advancing technology--unleashed a century of competition, much of it between New York and Chicago, to build the world's tallest building....
  • 1st impressions of architecture not set in stone

    The cautious person scratches his chin, nods and says nothing for a moment. Then he or she says something vague yet wise, beginning with, "Yes, yes ... however--" and ending with a nod to time as the ultimate judge of whether, in this case, it's a good...