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  • Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign

    Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign
    Democrats and Republicans woke up the day after the Illinois primary election to each put on a unified front, and the very places they chose to break bread illustrated the theme of the eight-month campaign that lies ahead. Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick...
  • Kings rout the Ducks, 6-2, to advance to conference final

    Kings rout the Ducks, 6-2, to advance to conference final
    Maybe the Kings should start every playoff series one game from elimination. It has certainly worked through two series thus far. The Kings have reached the Western Conference finals for the third consecutive season, burying the Ducks early in a 6-2...
  • Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours

    Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours
    The poet is on vacation until April, that “cruelest month” of T.S. Eliot’s, and so was to be found one afternoon in early December sitting at the bar at the Billy Goat Tavern and drinking a beer. His name is J.J. Tindall (James Joseph)...
  • Mayor: Goat's head at Wrigley 'speaks for itself'

    Mayor: Goat's head at Wrigley 'speaks for itself'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that a goat's head dropped off at Wrigley Field is no laughing matter, but tell that to Cubs players. "Come up with something original," scoffed Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, noting that the billy goat curse against the team...
  • Taste attendance drops to 25-year low

    Taste attendance drops to 25-year low
    About 2.35 million people visited Taste of Chicago this year, 300,000 fewer than attended the city’s iconic summer fest in 2010, according to a Chicago Park District estimate released today. The crowd was the smallest for the Taste since 1986, when...
  • Billy Goat Tavern owner reacts to NHL lockout

  • TV review: Eat (and drink) up: Bourdain takes a Chicago 'Layover'

    TV review: Eat (and drink) up: Bourdain takes a Chicago 'Layover'
    Anthony Bourdain still isn't a fan of deep dish pizza, but he loves Chicago. "In a town where everything is great, they're most famous for something that sucks," the chef says in the Season 2 opener of "The Layover" (8 p.m. CT Nov. 19, Travel Channel;...
  • A screen's-eye view of Chicago

    Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
  • 'Burger Land' and the Billy Goat

    'Burger Land' and the Billy Goat
    No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
  • Woo who?

     
    Ronnie "Woo-Woo" Wickers, dressed in his winter-weight Cubs uniform and holding a blue ukulele showed up outisde the WGN-AM 720 showcase studio this morning when I dropped in to visit with Jonathon Brandmeier. I mentioned on the air that Wickers......
  • Really late-night eats

    In the wee hours that straddle Chicago's late-late nights and early mornings, the streets and sidewalks fill with an eclectic mix of commuters. Some have just finished a late shift, while others are on their way to an early one. Some have endured a multi-...