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  • Railroad police on high alert as Sept. 11 anniversary approaches

    Railroad police on high alert as Sept. 11 anniversary approaches
    Railroad police are on high alert for suicide bombers at Union Station in Chicago as the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks approaches this week, authorities said. Based on intelligence that al-Qaida might attempt to strike again in the U.S.,...
  • In Fear City's vision of a demented Chicago, the devil's in the details

     In Fear City's vision of a demented Chicago, the devil's in the details
    "Aren't you old for a haunted house?" asked one of the androgynous seasonal residents of a nondescript warehouse deep in Morton Grove. His/her job, clearly, was to taunt Saturday night visitors to the Halloween attraction Fear City, so that insult goes...
  • Those trendy capes look good — on paper

    Those trendy capes look good — on paper
    There are times when fashion and common sense are on a collision course. This is one of those times. I'm talking about the cape. You've seen it on fashion blogs and in magazines. It's portrayed as an alternative to the coat this fall and winter. And on...
  • 'Faith Healer': An intimate, matured return

    'Faith Healer': An intimate, matured return
    The last time the trio of Si Osborne, Lia D. Mortensen and Brad Armacost performed Brian Friel's "Faith Healer" in Chicago, they all were 18 years younger and working in a short-lived venue, the Turnaround Theatre, named, with a note of optimism, for...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG): 11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
  • Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago

    Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago
    “Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday. There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...
  • Advice: Is it creepy to message my crush on Facebook?

    Advice: Is it creepy to message my crush on Facebook?
    I have met this girl a couple times and I find her to be very cute. The last time I ran into the girl, I got tongue-tied and didn't want to make myself look dumb. Now I was thinking that I could go and search for her on Facebook and see if I can do...
  • 'A Cole Porter Songbook' at Theo Ubique Theatre Company ★★★½

    'A Cole Porter Songbook' at Theo Ubique Theatre Company ★★★½
    Vocal quality really matters at the Theo Ubique Theatre Company, the shabby-chic venue for small musicals in Rogers Park, so it's no surprise that director Fred Anzevino's simple but delightful and lovely new summer Cole Porter revue is beautifully sung....
  • On the 'L,' e-books change spy game

    On the 'L,' e-books change spy game
    Strange as it sounds, reading a book while sitting on public transportation may be what I like best about living in a big city. I would even go as far as to say reading on a train or bus is what urban dwelling is about, a near perfect illustration of...
  • Protests draw Haskell Wexler back to Chicago

    Protests draw Haskell Wexler back to Chicago
    A version of "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)" sung by Judy Garland plays over the opening moments of "Four Days in Chicago," Haskell Wexler's documentary about the protesters who came town last year during the NATO summit. As Garland sings of State Street,...
  • C2E2: Comic book stars walk among us

    C2E2: Comic book stars walk among us
    C2E2 -- the annual, gargantuan Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place -- opened Friday, and as usual for the first day of a major comic book convention, things started slow, geeks were still arriving, B-list celebrities just settling in,...