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  • Tea, politics and tears mix in Turkey's capital

    Tea, politics and tears mix in Turkey's capital
    — This capital city is like all other capital cities: It is about power and reach. In this one, it's done over tea. Small glasses of tea. The foam cups offered in America would be considered barbaric. Turkish hospitality requires that you can't...
  • Making a bet on Chicago's Italian heritage for 2013

    Making a bet on Chicago's Italian heritage for 2013
    Silvio Marchetti, who has silver hair and a dry sense of humor most atypical for an attache, tells a story about meeting the late Harold Washington, Mayor of Chicago, in the mid-1980s. Marchetti, who now heads up the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago,...
  • Chick-fil-A and free speech

    Chick-fil-A and free speech
    In Chicago, the competition for the title of "most embarassing alderman" is intense and never-ending. But for the moment, no one comes close to Joe Moreno, who says he won't allow Chick-fil-A to build a restaurant in his 1st ward because he abhors its...
  • Interview: Common hosts second annual Common Ground Foundation gala

    Interview: Common hosts second annual Common Ground Foundation gala
    The Common who hosted his second annual Common Ground Foundation gala Saturday is exactly the kind of guy you would want your daughter to date. The Chicago rapper-turned-actor is passionate about helping today’s youth (he will host a five-day...
  • In mayoral race, forget high school

    We can all agree that certain kinds of people are unfit to be mayor of Chicago. Crooks. Wimps. Anyone who can't at least pretend to love baseball. And how about people who went to high school on the North Shore? When the rivals to replace Mayor Richard...
  • Redmoon harvest: A Harvard fellowship is letting a local theater artist take five

    Redmoon harvest: A Harvard fellowship is letting a local theater artist take five
    As you read this, Jim Lasko and his family, which includes his wife, two children and a dog named Beckett, are in a car heading east. Or they might have already arrived and are now unpacking boxes of clothes and all the other things that will fill their...
  • Mumford & Sons singer and Carey Mulligan dine at Sunda, R. Kelly at Harry Caray's, Kim K. appears in Kanye music video

    Mumford & Sons singer and Carey Mulligan dine at Sunda, R. Kelly at Harry Caray's, Kim K. appears in Kanye music video
    Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford and his wife and actress Carey Mulligan ("Drive") enjoyed their meal at Sunda Wednesday so much, the couple returned to the River North restaurant again Thursday. Mumford was in town to perform at the Chicago Theatre...
  • Many Chicago Democrats untapped by pro-Obama super PAC

    Many Chicago Democrats untapped by pro-Obama super PAC
    So far, almost all of Chicago's top Democratic donors have abstained from giving to Priorities USA Action, the leading super PAC supporting President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. According to records released late Thursday, only a half-dozen or...
  • Danny Goldring's long Chicago acting career paying off with 'Boss'

    Danny Goldring's long Chicago acting career paying off with 'Boss'
    Look at that face in the photo and try to tell me that is not a great neighborhood face. Aging handsomely and full of life, it is the face of actor Danny Goldring — even the name is neighborhood perfect, Danny — sitting in the barbershop...
  • 'Chicago Fire' trailer includes Rahm Emanuel cameo, Kerry Wood releasing children's book, John Mayer spotted at Jake Melnick's

    'Chicago Fire' trailer includes Rahm Emanuel cameo, Kerry Wood releasing children's book, John Mayer spotted at Jake Melnick's
    The three minute trailer for the upcoming NBC drama “Chicago Fire” features firefighters battling flames in a collapsing building, a firefighter receiving a “Pulp Fiction”-like needle through the chest, and two people sucking...
  • Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings

    Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings
    The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...