| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:38 AM
It's been 81 years since Prohibition was repealed on Dec. 5, 1933. To celebrate the ratification of the 21st Amendment, several restaurants and bars will offer drink specials Friday.
In Glastonbury, Rooftop 120's "Happy Hour Takeover" from 5 to 7 p.m....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:38 AM
Tony DeLeonardis was about three years into his retirement when the former Chicago police officer smelled a familiar rat.
He had arrested mobsters, drug smugglers, rapists and serial killers during his 38-year career before retiring in 2008 as a...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:57 PM
Every year when awards season rolls around, the local media flutter with news of the Chicago connections.
When the Amazon series "Transparent" won best TV comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes, loud note was taken of the fact that its creator, Jill Soloway,...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 8:34 AM
MIAMI - La ciudad de Miami Beach, que este año celebra el centenario de su fundación, acoge desde hoy y hasta el domingo el festival "Art Deco Weekend" en homenaje a la historia de la isla y a su activo arquitectónico más característico, el estilo "art...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:59 AM
Al Capone would be 115 years old on Saturday, a fact not lost upon those at NYY Steak at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
NYY Steak will mark the birthday of the Chicago gangster, who died at age 48 on Palm Island near the MacArthur Causeway, by...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it's fitting that a former prison will present readings of historic words the civil rights leader wrote from a jail cell.
The Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia has scheduled daily readings this...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Poker doesn't have any true villains, but a budding one, who has been crazy successful, will sit down Saturday at the $100,000 buy-in WPT Alpha8 in Hollywood.
He's Daniel Colman, of Holden, Mass., and he'll be on familiar turf this weekend, having in...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 5:28 AM
As a hit man for the mob, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg was once considered "the most dangerous uncaged killer on the East Coast," according to Life magazine, suspected in at least 20 murders.
As an elderly resident of an assisted-living facility in Sunrise,...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The holidays are a time to socialize, and for some of us that means an uptick in cocktail consumption. Where to go is always a question because There'seach hot spot comes with its own vibe, favorite cocktails and dress code. Where might you fit in? We'...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
TV shows, while not typically known for their contributions to music, often rejoice in the sounds of the season.
Last month, PBS' period drama "Downton Abbey" released a Christmas album featuring selections from cast members that included Charles...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The hubbub over hack-attacked Sony's release of "The Interview" was too big, too serious, too far-reaching to qualify for the Alewife Awards. Since 1996 these prizes, named after the stinky fish that used to wash up regularly on Chicago's beaches, have...