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  • New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence

    New book explores history of Chicago's swankiest residence
    When he was just a boy, which was some time ago, Rick Fizdale would look through the front window of the car his father would drive south on the Outer Drive. Just past the North Avenue exit, that window would fill with a view of the buildings that form a wall of wealth between the Drake Hotel and the lake. It is an area known as East Lake Shore Drive.
  • Brandon Baltzley attempts comeback at TMIP, open July 3

    Brandon Baltzley attempts comeback at TMIP, open July 3
    Ambition on this level is rarely seen in the restaurant world. But if you’ve got nothing to lose, why not go for broke? That seems to be the operating philosophy of one Brandon Baltzley, who I wrote about here, and was later profiled in the...

    REVIEW: 'Methtacular!' at Theater Wit ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Methtacular!' at Theater Wit ★★★
    Be it a story of sex, booze, cocaine or, in the case of the actor Steven Strafford, crystal methamphetamine, aka the most dangerous drug in the world, the challenge with any personal narrative of addiction is maintaining sympathy for the addict. Hear...

    'November Man' started with Chicago newsman

    'November Man' started with Chicago newsman
    When the Chicago Daily News went out of business in March 1978 and some of its staff merged with its sister paper the Sun-Times, I walked out of that building with three others who no longer had newspaper jobs, and one of them was named Bill Granger....

    Open thread: The Weeks in Review

    What's on your mind and in the media that we haven't covered here? Shows: Neil Steinberg and I -- not the Mincing Rascals...yet -- chew over the week's news with Justin Kaufmann: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV:Host Ken Davis is joined...