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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution

     Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution
    The most transformative technology to affect the lives of women in the 20th century might seem an odd subject for Jonathan Eig, the bestselling author known for his books about the lives of notables such as Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig and Al Capone. But...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • 'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers

    'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers
    “The Walking Dead” has always had more than its share of over-the-top violent moments. But the start of Sunday’s fifth season curtain-raiser was so gut-wrenching that even some of the show’s key creative forces were shaken....
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe
    Two major characters fall victim to mob violence as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” nears the conclusion of its fifth and final season with Episode 54, “Devil You Know.” Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams) is killed after...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge
    Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams), on the run for killing a prison guard and an escaped inmate, returns to Atlantic City with the intent of committing at least one more murder on “King of Norway,” Episode 53 of HBO’s “...
  • TV Review: ESPN's 'Playing For the Mob'

    It's hard to think of a more colorful sports documentary topic than "Playing for the Mob," the latest gem presented under ESPN's "30 for 30" banner, which feels like a movie -- largely because it's already been one. Narrated by Ray Liotta, the film...
  • South Side hat shop a throwback gem

    South Side hat shop a throwback gem
    "You have to know how to wear a hat," Bernard Shannon said. Shannon, owner of Bernard's Wear at 9017 S. Commercial Ave., was wearing a beige applejack cap angled over his left eyebrow. He moved past the racks of fedoras, bowlers and newsboy caps...
  • 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 —...