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  • City still mobbed with gangster cliches

    City still mobbed with gangster cliches
    The bus idled in front of the so-called rock 'n' roll McDonald's across Clark Street from the Rainforest Cafe, and the tourists climbed aboard. You assumed they were tourists, because who else would be spending two hours of a splendid, sunny weekday afternoon riding around the city and seeking what's left of the glory and gore of gangsterdom?
  • George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet

    George Jacobs dies at 86; Frank Sinatra's longtime valet
    For George Jacobs, whose business card proclaimed him "The Last of the Rat Pack," there were some very good years. From 1953 to 1968, he was Frank Sinatra's valet, traveling companion and pal, a gentleman's gentleman who poured the Jack Daniels at...

    Dates to remember

    Dates to remember
    There is always something going on in this vibrant, vital city, and though every calendar day marks events worth remembering, only a few hundred have found their way into John Schmidt's delightful and engaging new book, "On This Day in Chicago History."...

    'Ride The Tiger' Funny, Fascinating

    The show: "Ride the Tiger" by William Mastrosimone at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: You can't keep your eyes off the characters in this juicy, funny and fascinating new play that is part myth, part political melodrama and part pulp...

    A Tale Of The Kennedys, Sinatra And The Mafia At Long Wharf

    When William Mastrosimone was working on the script for the 1992 mini-series "Sinatra," the singer told him a startling tale that involved Joseph Kennedy Sr., JFK, Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana and Judith Exner, Sinatra's girlfriend who was also...