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  • Thank you, Montgomery Ward

    Thank you, Montgomery Ward
    On a summer day, thousands flock to Chicago's beaches, cast a fishing line into its harbors and play softball in Grant Park, oblivious to their indebtedness to A. Montgomery Ward, who fought to keep developers' hands off the city's lakefront. Few...
  • Woody Allen in the rearview mirror

    Woody Allen in the rearview mirror
    Before he made movies — "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years — Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, Tower Ticker column....
  • Victims of lending scam targeting military win settlement

    WASHINGTON At first glance, the loans advertised by Rome Finance looked like a good deal for service members who wanted to buy new video game consoles, laptops or flat-screen TVs but didn't have the cash. The Concord, Calif., company offered special...
  • Former Cubs infielder Bonifacio was ready for anything

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Emilio Bonifacio entered the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday with bags packed but no clue if he was going on a Chicago Cubs road trip or to a new destination via trade. The 29-year-old...
  • Louis B. Fleming dies at 85; one of Los Angeles Times' first foreign correspondents

    Louis B. Fleming dies at 85; one of Los Angeles Times' first foreign correspondents
    Louis B. Fleming, who was one of The Times' first foreign correspondents and established bureaus for the newspaper at the United Nations and in Rome, died Sunday at his Pasadena home after a brief illness, said a daughter, Leni Fleming. He was 85. He...
  • Go Away With ... Maria Bartiromo

    Go Away With ... Maria Bartiromo
    Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo." "I've...
  • Andon JurukovJune 18, 1925 - July 19, 2014

    Andon Jurukov<br/>June 18, 1925 - July 19, 2014
    Andon Jurukov died in the early morning hours of July 19 at Foothill Retirement in Tujunga, California at the age of 89 after a short, yet valiant battle against pancreatic cancer and its many complications.  He is survived by his daughter Carla Walker...
  • ‘Doctor Strange’: Joaquin Phoenix negotiating to star in Marvel film

     
    Marvel might have found its Stephen Strange. Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix is in negotiations to star in the upcoming Marvel […]...
  • Rome Film Fest To Slim Down Lineup, Eliminate Juries, And Focus On Emerging Directors

    ROME - After a long period of silence, during which it suffered a date change and a budget cut, the Rome Film Festival has announced it will have a slimmer lineup during its upcoming October 16-25 ninth edition, and no international juries for most of its...
  • Bernardo Bertolucci Talks His New Movie, Considers 3D

    Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci enters the living room of his Rome apartment through a door that had been in New York's now-defunct New Yorker Theater, the legendary mecca for film buffs where his "Before the Revolution" screened in 1965, when he was...
  • Marcello Franchini, 1921–2014

    Marcello Franchini, an Italian immigrant who met his American wife while on a train ride from Paris to Rome, came to Chicago in the 1950s and opened a boutique with his bride on the Gold Coast. La Colonna, named for a monument in Rome where Mr....