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Metromix.comThey say the neon lights are bright on Broadway, and outside the newly opened Fat Cat in Uptown, boy, are they ever. The bar and grill moves into a spacious corner spot on a stretch of the street that houses historic jazz club The Green Mill, gay sports...
In case you haven't noticed, Uptown is hot again. And it has nothing to do with that Starbucks on the corner of Lawrence and Broadway. Or the new Borders Cafe across the street from the Starbucks. Or the new home of Chicago comedy fixture the Annoyance...
Paul Sullivan returns from an extended separation from his Tribune e-mail box in a special, Soriano-free edition of Ask Paul. I'm excited to witness that the team has developed, step by step, without a lot of us noticing, a killer instinct they didn't...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt took just one month for a new freeway mural in Ventura to be hit by graffiti. The tagger was considerate, however, taking pains not to mar the piece, which commemorates a neighborhood destroyed in the 1950s to make way for the 101 Freeway. Instead of...
Tags: Los Angeles, Travel, History, Minority Groups, Arts and Culture
Tribune reporter"Going green" has never been easier. And sure, checking out these green-named things won't help the environment much, but at least the phrase still applies. In honor of the greenest of all holidays, St. Patrick's Day, here is a quick collection of...
Tribune arts criticThe last time that the musicians of Astral Project -- New Orleans' greatest contemporary jazz band -- performed together, Hurricane Katrina hadn't yet smashed against the Gulf Coast. So, the band's return to the stage over the weekend, at the Green...
As much as you hate to admit it, summer's nearly over, and you can't keep relying on the rotating roster of outdoor concerts and festivals to deliver your weekly music fix. It'll be warm a little while longer, but now's the time to get to know the house...
Talk about pressure: New Year's Eve practically merits its own panic level. You want to end the year in style, but you'd rather not deal with public transport or too many pricey cabs. Good news: If you live (or plan on partying) in one of these 'hoods,...
First there was a Starbucks. Then came the condos. Then, another Starbucks. With a spate of new spots and more on the way, something's definitely up with Uptown. Not sure where to start exploring? Consider the latest options. New eats From the Vietnamese...
RedEyeChicago has a rich mob history, and Craig Alton capitalizes on the fascination of tourists and Chicagoans alike with his Untouchables Tour, a bus trip to some of the city's infamous gangster sites. Alton, better known by his nickname "Southside," suggests...
Tribune arts criticFor every musician who yearns to achieve stardom in youth, there's another who prefers to develop slowly and surely outside the spotlight, allowing his art to blossom in its own good time. Chicago guitarist John McLean perfectly fits this description,...
Tags: John Scofield, Music Industry
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