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  • Cocktail Specials Commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day

    Cocktail Specials Commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day
    It's been 81 years since Prohibition was repealed on Dec. 5, 1933.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....
  • Retired Chicago cop helps take down master safecracker one last time

    Retired Chicago cop helps take down master safecracker one last time
    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...
  • Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities

    Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities
    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,...
  • Miami Beach se pinta de "Art Deco" este fin de semana | FOTOS

    Miami Beach se pinta de "Art Deco" este fin de semana | FOTOS
    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...
  • Celebrate Capone's 115th at NYY Steak

    Celebrate Capone's 115th at NYY Steak
    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...
  • MLK Day: Historic prison plans readings of King's 1963 letter from jail

    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...
  • Controversial player at Hard Rock

    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...
  • Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home

    Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home
    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,...
  • Step out, then duck into these L.A. hot spots for a drink

    Step out, then duck into these L.A. hot spots for a drink
    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'...
  • Seasonal songs from TV shows we'd like to hear, or maybe not

    Seasonal songs from TV shows we'd like to hear, or maybe not
    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...
  • The Alewives: Our annual awards for arts futility

    The Alewives: Our annual awards for arts futility
    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...