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  • Cabaret Steampunk Party At Carousel Museum

    Cabaret Steampunk Party At Carousel Museum
    Some of the best-known authors, performers and presenters in the Steampunk genre will gather at the New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, for an all-ages day of events, and an evening of performances for ages 18-plus for the Brass...
  • Cruise port spotlight: Venice, Italy

    “Venice,” Truman Capote once observed, “is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” Most cruise passengers who go up on their ship’s outer decks to watch –mesmerized by the entrance to Venice’...
  • Ring in the Year of the Sheep at Oshogatsu festival

    Ring in the Year of the Sheep at Oshogatsu festival
    New Year's Day has passed, but the celebrating goes on. The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens welcomes the Year of the Sheep at its Oshogatsu festival. Families are invited to enjoy traditional foods, games, taiko drumming, Daruma wall and many...
  • In defense of the humble casserole

    In defense of the humble casserole
    Step away from the sous-vide machine and microwave. It's time to embrace the casserole, that oven-baked creation, and give it the respect it deserves. Its legacy is rich, having sustained humans for centuries — no, not the green bean casserole...
  • Grey Goose opens new location at The Mariners' Museum

    Grey Goose opens new location at The Mariners' Museum
    The Grey Goose cafe, bakery and catering company has opened a second location at The Mariners' Museum. The cafe menu will include a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts with daily specials. No museum admission is required to eat there....
  • Historic Capen House moving closer to a grand opening date

    Historic Capen House moving closer to a grand opening date
    Public safety is clearly an important concern, Debbie Komanski noted, and institutions open to the public need to make it a top priority. It’s just unfortunate, she added, that it can be so costly, and time-consuming. That’s been the...
  • 5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks

    5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks
    The University of Chicago's proposal to locate the Obama presidential library in or adjacent to Jackson or Washington parks on the South Side is an opportunity to improve and revitalize these historic parks and their surrounding communities and...
  • Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library

    Park District ready to give control of land to city for Obama library
    During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
  • Roundup: The Broad unveiled, digitized museums plus reports of art's death

    Roundup: The Broad unveiled, digitized museums plus reports of art's death
    Beginning of the year listicles covering everything from essays to dystopias, as well as free images, gay tours of the Vatican and unionization attempts at California art schools. Plus, The Broad museum is unveiled and the response is, like, totally...
  • Jerome Stone, helped start Alzheimer's Association, dies

     Jerome Stone, helped start Alzheimer's Association, dies
    Jerome Stone helped build his family packaging business, Stone Container Corp., and is also credited with a leading role in the creation of the Alzheimer's Association. Mr. Stone, 101, died of natural causes Thursday, Jan. 1, in the Gold Coast...
  • At the Morikami, toasting the new year with sake

    At the Morikami, toasting the new year with sake
    Midori Roth grew up in Japan, but became a sommelier in the United States. She brings her critical palate not just to Shiraz and Chardonnay, but also to sake, the national drink of Japan. "It's definitely ingrained in our culture," says Roth, who on...