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  • Dark side of history: Celebrating Halloween at the museums

    Dark side of history: Celebrating Halloween at the museums
    "From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us," goes a traditional Scottish prayer. But at this time of year, a lot of people savor the possibility of a good fright. Several museums and other cultural attractions offer their own bag of Halloween treats, tricks and tours. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
  • Parade magazine gets a new owner

    Parade magazine gets a new owner
    Parade magazine, a longtime Sunday supplement in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and more than 700 other newspapers, is getting a new owner. Nashville-based Athlon Media Group has entered into an agreement to purchase Parade and Dash magazines...

    Frank N. Popp, master watch repairman, dies at 90

    When Frank N. Popp returned to civilian life after World War II, he went back to his family's home on the Northwest Side and began looking for a job. "All he knew is that he was good with his hands and had an eye for detail," said his son, Fred. The...

    Quit 16-inch softball, and your fingers will thank you

     Quit 16-inch softball, and your fingers will thank you
    I was sitting in a bar recently with a guy named Nate. A cast covered his right hand and stretched about halfway up his forearm, forcing Nate to drink beer as a lefty. Fortunately, he was getting good at it. As he sipped, he explained the origins of the...

    Thank you, Montgomery Ward

    Thank you, Montgomery Ward
    On a summer day, thousands flock to Chicago's beaches, cast a fishing line into its harbors and play softball in Grant Park, oblivious to their indebtedness to A. Montgomery Ward, who fought to keep developers' hands off the city's lakefront. Few...