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  • Fine line

     
    It's only work if you would rather be doing something else... Pauline Phillips, the original Dear Abby This line was quoted in many of the obituaries of Phillips, who died last week at 94. It's a wonderful sentiment that reflects......
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • Popular Science and the comment conundrum

     
    By Andrea Garcia-Vargas, editorial board intern Popular Science’s decision last week to shut down its comment section—for good—has brought about yet another controversy over reader comments. Multiple publications have already refined...
  • Eschew on this: The grand marshal of world-weariness says it’s OK to hate parades and stay home

     
    Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......
  • And kindly do Miss Manners the favor of getting off her lawn

     
    Can people please stop telling us how stuffed they are? It’s a revolting image.... Judith Martin, Miss Manners, telling us how to behave at Thanksgiving....
  • Playground exclusion has mom worried

    Playground exclusion has mom worried
    DEAR AMY: My neighbor has two sons who are the same age as my son. They used to play together. Recently, these neighbor boys and another pair of boys from the neighborhood decided that my son was hanging around too much. Their moms have given them...
  • Ask Amy

    Ask Amy
  • "Dear Tabby" By Carolyn Crimi

    "Dear Tabby" By Carolyn Crimi
    "Dear Tabby" By Carolyn Crimi, illustrated by David Roberts HarperCollins, $16.99, ages 5-8 This picture book will work best for 5- and 6-year-olds when read aloud, preferably by an adult who will act out the different voices and tones from this feline...
  • Taking a taste of history

    Taking a taste of history
    Chris Kimball is a busy man. Since 2001 he has hosted "America's Test Kitchen" on PBS while holding down his editorial duties with Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country magazines. If that sounds like a couple of full-time jobs, it is. So where on...
  • A farewell to Good Eating, The Stew and you

    A farewell to Good Eating, The Stew and you
    It's time to hang up the whisks. After 40 years in the newspaper business — 34 of them with the Chicago Tribune as a food writer and editor — I will be retiring April 1. It has been a 40-year feast, to say the least. In 1973, when I started...
  • Hundreds Turnout, Tempers Flare For Elaine's Last Call

    Hundreds Turnout, Tempers Flare For Elaine's Last Call
    Verbal clashes inside, fistfights outside, and toasts to the legendary saloon keeper marked the closing night at Elaine's. The landmark upper Eastside saloon closed its doors for the last time early Thursday morning. Hundreds of longtime regulars...