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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    It's been 81 years since Prohibition was repealed on Dec. 5, 1933.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....
  • Webby Awards: It's the Year of the Jimmys

    One of the best things about the Webby Awards is that the winners are announced weeks before the awards ceremony, giving them time to prepare their trademark five-word Webby acceptance speeches and sparing the nominees from having to have one ready....
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, May 4, the 124th day of 2015. There are 241 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 4, 1925, an international conference opened in Geneva to forge an agreement against the use of chemical and biological weapons...
  • Jameis Winston needs to start acting like face of Bucs franchise

    Jameis Winston needs to start acting like face of Bucs franchise
    TAMPA — Jameis Winston won the press conference during his first official day as a Tampa Bay Buc on Friday. He always does. Engaging, respectful, funny. The perfect sound bite, except for this: He's also tone-deaf, seemingly oblivious to...
  • Jameis Winston crab legs photo proves he is tone deaf

    Jameis Winston crab legs photo proves he is tone deaf
    Jameis Winston celebrated his rise as the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft by posting a picture in front of a plate of crab legs while wearing a Tampa Bay hat and jersey. Wrong. Oh so wrong. This is going to end badly. For Winston. For Bucs coach Lovie...
  • DHS students learn health tips in biennial fair

    Instead of going to gym class Monday, April 20, Deerfield High School students went to the fair — their biennial health fair. Teachers from within the school and beyond its walls joined experts from around Chicagoland to tutor Deerfield High School...
  • In Ai Weiwei show at Alcatraz, tourism and human rights go hand in hand

    In Ai Weiwei show at Alcatraz, tourism and human rights go hand in hand
    Cheryl Haines sat with China's dissident artist and activist Ai Weiwei in his Beijing studio in 2012 — not long after his release from 81 days in secret detention. She could tell he was suffering. "I'm here as your friend," Haines, a San Francisco...
  • Growing Newport Beach Film Festival keeps a focus on the neighborhood

    If Alexa Polar makes it in Hollywood, she may have a local barbershop to thank for it. The director, whose musical "Speakeasy to Me" will premiere at this year's Newport Beach Film Festival, sought an interior setting that would evoke the furtive...
  • Naomi Hirahara, Geraldine Knatz recover L.A.'s hidden history in 'Terminal Island'

    Naomi Hirahara is on a roll. Not only did she just release her seventh Southern California-based mystery novel, “Grave on Grand Avenue,” but a new nonfiction book, “Terminal Island: Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor” (Angel...
  • Woman who killed husband, hid remains in bins gets 55 years

    A woman convicted of killing her husband and hiding his remains in storage containers with air fresheners to mask the odor was sentenced Wednesday to 55 years in prison by a judge who said the court hadn't seen anything so heinous since Al Capone...
  • A 'good day' for lawyer who fought against drug war

    A 'good day' for lawyer who fought against drug war
    James Gierach sounded almost giddy when I telephoned him Monday to get his reaction to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez's announcement that she would no longer prosecute misdemeanor marijuana cases and would refer non-violent felony drug...