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  • 5 essential Chicago beers

    5 essential Chicago beers
    Between world-class bars and a bounty of breweries, Chicago has become a craft beer destination. Here are five essential Chicago beers that will acquaint a visitor with a city that loves its brew.  Agree or disagree? Tell us your favorite Chicago...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...
  • Four Hours in ... Lakeview

    Four Hours in ... Lakeview
    Lakeview is one of those neighborhoods that’s both beautiful and weird in all the right ways. Quirky shops meet tranquil harbor views and upscale boutiques share street space with quirky Chicago institutions. Here are some of our favorite ways to...
  • Four Hours in ... River North

    Four Hours in ... River North
    Tourists hitting Chicago may opt for the Loop or Mag Mile, but not far from either you’ll find River North, an urban quadrant with a decidedly upscale flair. Home to eateries run by Rick Bayless and some legendary pizzerias, River North is a...
  • Lake Forest mayor says plans continue for nixed Whole Foods site

    Lake Forest mayor says plans continue for nixed Whole Foods site
    After a developer scrapped plans recently for a retail center that would have brought a Whole Foods market to the City of Lake Forest, the mayor told residents that discussions would continue on how to best develop that portion of the city. In a...
  • Train travel connects the destination dots in Europe

    My wife, Laurel, and I had laid out an idiosyncratic European itinerary for our trip last fall: to London for theater, to Paris to scout Ernest Hemingway's long-ago haunts, to Friedrichshafen, Germany, for the Zeppelin Museum, and finally to Hamburg to...
  • Here's a tip ...

    Here's a tip ...
    In the endless debate over the minimum wage, one subset of low-wage workers can get lost in the shuffle: those who rely on tips. In Illinois, tipped employees legally can be paid $4.95 an hour, rather than the $8.25 non-tipped minimum wage. A report ...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Park Grill: Daley raised health issue, should disclose details

    Park Grill: Daley raised health issue, should disclose details
    Attorneys for a popular Millennium Park restaurant filed a motion Friday stating their case for making former Mayor Richard M. Daley disclose in open court the medical reasons that his lawyers say should prevent him from testifying in the city’s...
  • The Charms Of Cape Cod: Making A Bucket List

    The Charms Of Cape Cod: Making A Bucket List
    Cape Cod — Breathtaking beaches and classic seafood shacks. Quaint villages and postcard-perfect lighthouses. Whale watches and dune rides. Art galleries and summer theater. Cape Cod draws millions of tourists each year, including a sizable number...
  • Cook's Corner: Zucchini flatbread marries Indian flavor with American convenience

    If your zucchini has turned zealous in the garden, here's a wonderfully different way to use the bounty: A zucchini flatbread that surprised me with how easy it was to make. It is from Rinku Bhattacharya's Spices & Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian...