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  • Corn on the Fourth of July? Thank Georgia

    Corn on the Fourth of July? Thank Georgia
    Fresh sweet corn is as much a part of July 4 festivities as fireworks. But it most likely won't be homegrown corn you're eating this holiday weekend, whether you get it from a big supermarket or a pop-up roadside stand.
  • Sexual history tour of Chicago reveals pioneers, scalawags

     Sexual history tour of Chicago reveals pioneers, scalawags
    When you hear the word Chicago, the next word that pops to mind is probably not sex. Walk with Dennis Rodkin on his new tour, however, and that might change. "You could do a whole tour on Hugh Hefner," Rodkin said the other morning, making it clear...

    Confederate flag controversies have history in Chicago too

    Following last week's killings in a South Carolina church, an intense debate on racism is playing out in many Southern states over the history and meaning of the Confederate flag, and whether its display is appropriate or disparaging. While these issues...

    Shout Out: Barbara Marsh and her collection of Marshall Field's mementos

    Shout Out: Barbara Marsh and her collection of Marshall Field's mementos
    Barbara Marsh of Chicago made this month's Park Ridge Public Library exhibit possible by lending the library her collection of items associated with Marshall Field's. Marsh was a long-time employee of the department store's flagship location on State...

    Additional cemeteries for the 'must visit' list

    Thank you for the thoughtful, moving pieces profiling cemeteries in the Travel section on Memorial Day weekend ["Monuments to Life," May 24]. Whenever I visit Boston, I take time to walk around the Granary Burying Ground where John Hancock, Sam Adams...