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  • Classic Chicago restaurant: Marie's Pizza & Liquors

    Classic Chicago restaurant: Marie's Pizza & Liquors
    In honor of National Pizza Day, we present an oldie but goody: A few years ago, the Mayfair restaurant Marie's Pizza & Liquors appeared on the popular WTTW review show "Check, Please." Two of that week's three citizen reviewers liked Marie's. The...
  • Ease up, Grammys: No need to force the TV-music magic

    Ease up, Grammys: No need to force the TV-music magic
    Last night was the Grammys, also known as The Show Determined to Make You Never Want to Hear One Note of "Stay With Me " Ever Again. And that was the record of the year in the music industry's annual celebration of (what's left of) itself. Imagine how...
  • Chicago mayoral debate questions that would reveal real candidates

     Chicago mayoral debate questions that would reveal real candidates
    Welcome, candidates, to today's mayoral debate, a lightning round of questions it never occurred to you to prep for. This event was inspired by your recent televised gathering at WTTW, in which host Phil Ponce, in addition to asking all the heavy...
  • Emanuel goes on offensive in mayoral TV debate

    Emanuel goes on offensive in mayoral TV debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and three challengers met for the first televised forum of the campaign Wednesday, but it was a controversy involving a debate set for Thursday that dominated the day's news. ABC-Ch. 7, the League of Women Voters and Univision,...
  • Questions leaked before Chicago mayoral debate

    Questions leaked before Chicago mayoral debate
    Some of the air was let out of Thursday night's Chicago mayoral forum when the sponsors decided to send out copies of possible questions to all of the candidates after announcing debate notes had been leaked to one contender. ABC-Ch. 7, the League of...
  • Emanuel won't rule out property tax hike for police, fire pensions

    Emanuel won't rule out property tax hike for police, fire pensions
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday defended the way he has dealt with the city's looming financial crisis against attacks from his challengers, touting his record of crafting the city's budget during his first term but refusing to rule out a property tax...
  • New PBS series 'Nature Cat' co-produced in Chicago

    New PBS series 'Nature Cat' co-produced in Chicago
    "Nature Cat," a series for children aged 3 to 8 and just announced as a fall offering from PBS Kids, is a Chicago co-production. The creators are Spiffy Pictures in Highland Park, makers of "Bunnytown" for Playhouse Disney (now Disney Junior) and "Jack'...
  • 'Moochie Kalala' TV series stars Tim Kazurinsky and Chicago's museums

    'Moochie Kalala' TV series stars Tim Kazurinsky and Chicago's museums
    Sunday's first episode of the new, Chicago-made kids' TV series "Moochie Kalala Detectives Club" starts with Tim Kazurinsky's character telling his grandkids a fantastical story that leads to a search for truth at Adler Planetarium. Although the...
  • 'Travels' takes the 'Wild' out of Chicago

    'Travels' takes the 'Wild' out of Chicago
    The television event of the year so far — yes, the year has hardly begun, and, yes, we've watched the dull Golden Globes, and seen an incalculable number of reporters shivering while standing near huge piles of street salt — has been the...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 17 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 8-8 (.500); season 153-86-1 (.640). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 15 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 15 picks
    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 12-4 (.750); season 134-73-1 (.647). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...