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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip
    Before gangster Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) explores a money-making opportunity in Florida, he takes care of business on his Atlantic City turf in Episode 38 (“Resignation”) of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”   First there&...
  • Law firm sued by mayor to close

    An Upland-based law firm being sued by two Costa Mesa City Council members is closing, according to a letter obtained Thursday by the Daily Pilot. Lackie, Dammeier, McGill & Ethir "will be winding down and eventually close," according to the letter sent...
  • Mike Piazza to perform with Miami City Ballet

    Mike Piazza to perform with Miami City Ballet
    Mike Piazza, who looked so good in pinstripes during his half-hour as a member of the then-Florida Marlins,  will put on similarly fashionable  stripes when he takes the stage May 3 in Miami City Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s...
  • Mike Piazza goes from baseball to ballet

    Mike Piazza, the former major league baseball player, is taking on an unconventional post-retirement job. The athlete is teaming up with Miami City Ballet and will perform a role in the company's production of George Balanchine's "Slaughter on Tenth...
  • Al Capone's descendants get Chicago-based reality TV series

    Al Capone's descendants get Chicago-based reality TV series
    Proving once again that anything can be made into a reality TV series, REELZ Channel announced Wednesday that Al Capone's descendants will be the centerpiece of a new docuseries. "The Capones" will debut this fall and stars Dom and Dawn Capone, owners of...
  • Liev Schreiber's 'Ray Donovan' dives into seamy side of Hollywood

    Liev Schreiber's 'Ray Donovan' dives into seamy side of Hollywood
    Liev Schreiber exudes a cool, unstudied masculinity. Tall and thoughtful with stubble on a strong jaw, he breaks for a cigarette and coffee on the set of his new show, "Ray Donovan," which premieres Sunday on Showtime. The 45-year-old actor plays the...
  • Counting down to Lit Fest

    Counting down to Lit Fest
    (This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
  • 'Ivywild' by the Hypocrites at the Chopin Theatre ★★

    'Ivywild' by the Hypocrites at the Chopin Theatre ★★
    As historic types, Chicago aldermen do not lack for color. But despite the height of the bar for eccentricity on the City of Chicago's council, Ald. John Coughlin vaults over it with ease. In his time around the turn of the last century — a time...
  • Century of Progress: The science and the sleaze

    Century of Progress: The science and the sleaze
    The Century of Progress opened on May 27, 1933, with about 12 million Americans — a quarter of the labor force — unemployed and many hungry Chicagoans seeking sustenance and solace at Al Capone's soup kitchen. The city's second world's fair...
  • Ex-Cop Fights For Sane Drug Policy

    A few weeks ago my wife and I were in Boston for a Saturday wedding. We went for a walk on Sunday morning down to the Common — wherein we found the Boston Freedom Rally, billed as the largest hempfest on the East Coast. Whoa, '60s flashback,...
  • Literary Saloon: A moll's high — and low — life

    Literary Saloon: A moll's high — and low — life
    The title character and narrator of Renee Rosen's new novel, "Dollface," is eager for action. "My mother … was used to me stirring up trouble," says Vera Abramowitz. "By the time I turned fifteen I was sick of being too afraid to live. That's...