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  • Cocktail Specials Commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day

    Cocktail Specials Commemorate Prohibition Repeal Day
    It's been 81 years since Prohibition was repealed on Dec. 5, 1933. To celebrate the ratification of the 21st Amendment, several restaurants and bars will offer drink specials Friday.
  • Review: 'Empire of Deception' by Dean Jobb

    Review: 'Empire of Deception' by Dean Jobb
    Chicago in the 1920s seems to be an inexhaustible source for crime stories. The most famous — the 1919 Black Sox scandal (which broke in 1920), the kidnapping and murder of Bobby Franks in 1924 and the gangland exploits of Al Capone — have...

    End War on Drugs

    End War on Drugs
        My column today is about the reasons why state Rep. Matt Baker, R-Tioga, intends to block consideration of a medical marijuana bill in Pennsylvania by burying it in the House Health Committee, where he's chairman.     Since the column focused mostly...

    Navy Pier boozers may get to sip and stroll under Emanuel proposal

    Navy Pier boozers may get to sip and stroll under Emanuel proposal
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to loosen Navy Pier restrictions, so visitors can walk around while downing booze. Because drunker tourists make everything better. The official Scrabble Word List has approved about 6,500 new words, the BBC says. It's cazh...

    New restaurant at former Al Capone's Hideaway proposed, with objections

    New restaurant at former Al Capone's Hideaway proposed, with objections
    Al Capone might have liked the concept behind Hideaway 64, but neighbors of the former Al Capone Hideaway are not pleased with a restaurateur's plans to reopen it with a bar with video gaming. Jeremy and Nicholas Casiello have been working with Kane...