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  • Old photos get new life on Elmwood Park man's T-shirts

    Old photos get new life on Elmwood Park man's T-shirts
    Marc Pasquini’s dreamed of incorporating art and fashion into his everyday life. In 2012, it became a reality when he launched Ill Primo Clothing Co. “I’ve always been creative and I always liked to draw,” the 26-year-old Elmwood...
  • Sam Cooke died on way to being the greatest

    Sam Cooke died on way to being the greatest
    The familiar cliche is that Chicago's international reputation rests primarily on three features: roaring '20s gangsters typified by Al Capone, machine politics and Michael Jordan. But were there any justice to the world, it really should be famous as the...
  • 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,...
  • Kanye West tweets about voting and meeting President Obama

    Kanye West tweets about voting and meeting President Obama
    The 2014 midterm elections have seen a fair share of celebrities encouraging people to get out the vote. You can now add Kanye West's name to that list. Late Tuesday afternoon, West took to Twitter to alert his 10+ million followers about the democratic...
  • Chamber holds 'Roaring Twenties' gala

    It was a party that might have been taken straight from famed author F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby. Lovely ladies in glittery flapper dresses, long strands of pearls, their chin-length bobs festooned with feathered headbands came...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
  • Sam Giancana's daughter aims to cash in on gangster's memorabilia

    Sam Giancana's daughter aims to cash in on gangster's memorabilia
    He was one of Sin City’s original gangsters, an international crime boss who liked to brag that he owned Las Vegas, and an unapologetic irritant of Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy. Sam Giancana has been dead for decades -- shot execution-style in...
  • Personal gifts: Cozy clothing and accessories

    Personal gifts: Cozy clothing and accessories
    Source: Handout Initials heart pillow $20, finchandcotter.com   Bet your favorite newlyweds didn't have this pillow on their registry. Lucky for them, you thought of everything. Morgan Olsen Source: Handout Palette Blue cross-body bag $65 at...
  • Lee Corso masks the work it takes to be happy face of college football

    TALLAHASSEE — It's 6 a.m., and the crazies who camped out all night are waiting in front of the stage. In a quiet hotel two miles away, the luckiest man alive tries to stay that way. He fills a glass with warm water, dumps in some salt and gargles....
  • 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...