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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Uprising in Cuba turns deadly

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Uprising in Cuba turns deadly
    Political turmoil in Cuba claims the life of shady entrepreneur Sally Wheet (Patricia Arquette) on “Cuanto,” Episode 52 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” Sally and her bootlegging partner Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) planned...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 3: FCC might punish broadcasters for using Redskins, Secret Service boss out

    FCC considers punishment for using Redskins The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the name Redskins to denote Washington's NFL team. Pat Hite: The government has no business being involved in...
  • Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination

    Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination
    PHILADELPHIA — After residing in relative obscurity for decades, Philadelphia is finally emerging from the shadows of neighboring meccas New York City and Washington D.C. Sure, on the whole W.C. Fields would rather not be in Philadelphia —...
  • Take 'booze cruise' into Fort Lauderdale's rum-running past

    Take 'booze cruise' into Fort Lauderdale's rum-running past
    Talk about a "booze cruise." Learn about the bootleggin' history of Fort Lauderdale (or Fort Liquordale, as it has been affectionately called) while sailing up the New River, glass in hand, aboard the 112-foot paddlewheel boat, Carrie B. "Cruising...
  • Downtown L.A. speakeasy rests easy — for now

    Downtown L.A. speakeasy rests easy — for now
    The booze flowed freely during Prohibition in the basement speakeasy at the Rosslyn Hotel annex in downtown Los Angeles. And the illegal bar's customers flowed freely as well, relying on a marble-lined tunnel beneath 5th Street to discreetly come and...
  • Mick's Tape: Chicago playing cards, the 2014 Dog of the Year and more

    Mick's Tape: Chicago playing cards, the 2014 Dog of the Year and more
    Where the hell did Wednesday go?  Well, for me, most of it passed by so quickly because a bunch of kittens got Uber'd into our office, and I spent the rest of the day itching my beard, as I am highly allergic. So, that's why my link dump is getting to you...
  • Haunted house attractions in Maryland and surrounding areas

    Haunted house attractions in Maryland and surrounding areas
    Every fall, haunted attractions rise from the dead after a year-long rest. And each year, haunted houses, hayrides and trails find a new and creepier way to scare Marylanders. Don't want to spend an arm and a leg? Check out Kim's Krypt in Essex. Looking...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' creator explains the powerful finale

    'Boardwalk Empire' creator explains the powerful finale
    Score the "Boardwalk Empire" finale as one HBO mob drama where viewers won't be debating what happened a decade later. In fact, the eight-episode fifth season steadily built, through its flashbacks in particular, toward the show's powerful conclusion,...
  • Capone home languishes on the market

    Capone home languishes on the market
    Some real estate agents thought the brick two-flat at 7244 South Prairie Ave. in Chicago's Park Manor neighborhood would be a quick sell. After all, it was the place crime boss Al Capone and his family once called home. But in 831 days on the market,...
  • TV Review: 'Boardwalk Empire' Finale Good To the Last Drop (SPOILERS)

    Terence Winter has professed his love for "The Sopranos" finale, but the "Boardwalk Empire" creator certainly didn't choose to emulate his former show's cryptic conclusion in crafting a fifth season that steadfastly built toward its final, revelatory...
  • Last call for Miami's iconic Tobacco Road

    Last call for Miami's iconic Tobacco Road
    Miami's oldest bar, Tobacco Road, a popular watering hole where suit-and-tie-clad lawyers belly up alongside hippies gathering signatures for medical marijuana petitions, is preparing for last call. The cramped, musty space near Miami's downtown thrived...