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  • Farewell to a foe

     
    I admired Tom Roeser. He and I had some sharply worded public spats over the years and I certainly didn’t admire some of the intemperate things he said and wrote. But I was always impressed with his passion, his eloquence,......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A belated roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Ken Davis is joined by Mick Dumke (Chicago Reader) and Kate Grossman (Chicago Sun-...
  • You tell us: What’s your dream food truck?

     
    Big Star is on its way to joining the food truck scene with its recent purchase of a physical truck —┬ábut residents name Mana, Piece and Smoke Daddy as other restaurants that should consider going mobile....
  • Soccer scandal still not settled

     
    Who has more right to use the turf soccer field at the southern edge of Lincoln Park? The controversy between the public and the private continues....
  • The irony of video piracy

     
    The easiest and most convenient way to see the movies or TV shows you want is to get them illegally.....(and) the illegal version isn't just free. It's better... from Bill Wyman's Groundhog Decade-- Hollywood is about to repeat the catastrophic......
  • Chicago record labels reeling from London warehouse fire

     
    An interesting story about the London riots that may appeal to Wicker Park's music lovers: A Sony warehouse in Enfield, north London, was destroyed in a fire reportedly set by rioters. That distribution center was subcontracted by the PIAS Group, a...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11)-- Host Joel Weisman with David Greising, Chicago News Cooperative;...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW Ch. 11. Host Joel Weisman with Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News; Jim......
  • Johalla Projects moves to West Town

     
    The Reader reports on Johalla Projects‘ new home, moving from its spot above the former Earwax Cafe (RIP) to West Town's Hubbard Street Lofts (1821 W. Hubbard): But the new location is almost double the square footage of the former Wicker Park spot,...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW Ch. 11. Host Joel Weisman with Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News; Lorraine......
  • Will city's water trick in the budget trigger a backsplash?

     
    Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky' article in the current Chicago Reader, "Water + sewers = slush fund - As your water bill doubles, Mayor Emanuel siphons off millions to cover murky city expenses" tells me things I didn't know: (Mayor......