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  • Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion begins new chapter

    Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion begins new chapter
    The waterfront South Florida mansion gangster Al Capone bought as a family retreat in 1928 is being restored to its Prohibition-era opulence and beginning what the property's new managers said Wednesday is a new chapter as a sun-splashed site for video...
  • 'Scarface' remake says hello to 'Straight Outta Compton' screenwriter

    Universal Pictures' "Scarface" remake has recruited screenwriter Jonathan Herman. After working on the studio's N.W.A. biopic "Straight Outta Compton," Herman has come aboard to rewrite a new take on the gangster tale made famous by Al Pacino and...
  • Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion goes on display

    Al Capone's restored Miami Beach mansion goes on display
    The new owners of Al Capone's mansion in Miami Beach had a media open house Wednesday to show off an extensive restoration project. The house where the notorious Chicago gangster died in 1947 had been in a long decline until its recent purchase by a...
  • Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida

    Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida
    Puede que muchos sur floridanos crean que el restaurante Mai-Kai en Fort Lauderdale es en cierta forma histórico. Pero ese hecho se hizo realidad cuando los funcionarios del Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos de Estados Unidos lo agregó recientemente...
  • Scouting report: Spring's baseball books lineup

    Baseball is a Rorschach sport: People see in it what they want to see in it. That goes for writers, too. As long as pitchers and catchers and fathers and their kids have been tossing a ball back and forth, writers have found the stuff of storytelling in...
  • Gun owned by agent who toppled Capone headed to Vegas museum

    The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar." Except this Smith & Wesson .38 special has real-life stories to...
  • Al Capone's battle for Cicero included ballots and bullets

    Al Capone's battle for Cicero included ballots and bullets
    When reporters write today that political candidates took shots at each other and their supporters battled for voters, readers know it is figurative language to spice up humdrum campaign coverage. On April 1, 1924, such language was literal —...
  • Maniacs (heart) Chicago in February

    Maniacs (heart) Chicago in February
    The band 10,000 Maniacs has a thing for Chicago on Valentine's weekend. Tickets sold out six weeks in advance for gigs Feb. 14 at Chicago City Winery, their home for Valentine's weekend in 2014, too. Shows are planned for Feb. 2016 there as well. A...
  • 'Murderabilia' is the star at Mad Mobster Chicago

    'Murderabilia' is the star at Mad Mobster Chicago
    G. William Harder, self-described Satanist, self-proclaimed good friend to bad people, collector of serial-killer letters and prison art, proprietor of the website murderauction.com and seller of "Got Satan?" T-shirts, stroked habitually at his chin. He...
  • 13 things that happened in Chicago on Friday the 13th

    13 things that happened in Chicago on Friday the 13th
    Chicagoans certainly are strange about Friday the 13th. And that includes the editors of the Tribune, who have exhaustively chronicled the odd occurrences on that day and date. For example, on Friday, May 13, 1932, a North Side man reported that 13 golf...
  • John Kander and the jazzy, ever-relevant 'Chicago'

    John Kander and the jazzy, ever-relevant 'Chicago'
    First, some numbers. Forty years ago, a musical called "Chicago" opened on Broadway. It had a decent run of 936 performances, but it couldn't keep up with another show that debuted in 1975 and hogged the spotlight — "A Chorus Line." Flash...