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  • Why Saints fans can't stand the Bears

    Why Saints fans can't stand the Bears
    So my Saints travel to Soldier Field this weekend to take on the Bears. And while fans may think there's not much bad blood between the teams, history says otherwise. No, Saints fans don't loathe Chicago like they do Atlanta. And yes, we are a forgiving...
  • We seek your help in forging a new Plan of Chicago

    We seek your help in forging a new Plan of Chicago
    To our readers: In 1909, the great architect and planner Daniel Burnham laid out a vision that would shape Chicago's future — a seminal document of sweeping ambition befitting a boisterous, emerging metropolis at the turn of a new century. It...
  • 'Big Fish' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    'Big Fish' on Broadway: What did the critics think?
    "Big Fish," the new musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie -- as well as the original novel by Daniel Wallace -- made its big splash on Broadway over the weekend, opening at the Neil Simon Theatre. With an A-list Broadway team, including actor...
  • Scratch the box (cake)

    Scratch the box (cake)
    Q: My son's request for a birthday cake each year is a yellow box mix with canned frosting. I would prefer to make something from scratch to celebrate his birthday this year. Do you have any a good yellow buttermilk cake recipes with a tasty chocolate...
  • Review: 'One Summer' by Bill Bryson

    Review: 'One Summer' by Bill Bryson
    You probably had no idea that Al Jolson, the star of the first talkie movie, "The Jazz Singer," enjoyed urinating on people as a joke. Or that once, in the middle of a conversation in the White House, President Warren G. Harding got up from his chair...
  • Review: 'Quiet Dell' by Jayne Anne Phillips

    Review: 'Quiet Dell' by Jayne Anne Phillips
    Cruising the Internet for a possible mate is really nothing new. Lonely hearts — like those in Jayne Anne Phillips' blistering new novel, “Quiet Dell” — placed discrete ads in ladies' magazines and newspapers or disseminated...
  • Oscar Hijuelos dies at 62; Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist

    Oscar Hijuelos, a son of Cuban immigrants to the U.S. whose 1989 novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" made him the first Latino to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died. He was 62. His death was confirmed by a spokesman for Gotham Books,...
  • Driver pleads guilty in 2010 Bucktown baseball-bat assault

    Editor's note: This article ran in the July 10, 2013, edition of the Chicago Tribune. . Three years after an Irish exchange student and her friend were beaten unconscious and robbed under a Bucktown viaduct, the woman who acted as the getaway driver has...
  • Edward Albee event postponed indefinitely

    Edward Albee event postponed indefinitely
    Edward Albee event postponed indefinitely: The Chicago Humanities Festival event honoring Edward Albee, winner of the 2013 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize, has been postponed indefinitely. If you purchased tickets, email refund@chicagohumanities.org to...
  • Pining for those Canadian wings

    Pining for those Canadian wings
    Q: I had some wonderfully sweet, savory and slightly crunchy chicken wings at a restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia, called Phnom Penh. Any chance you could get me their recipe, or find a restaurant in Chicago that offers something similar?...
  • Perspective: Re-envision CPS as a democratic community

    Perspective: Re-envision CPS as a democratic community
    "Democracy needs to be reborn in each generation, and education is its midwife." -- John Dewey Students and parents across Chicago have thoughtful concerns about their schools but often feel that they have no way to effect change within the Chicago...