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  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Woman, 93, struck by Loyola University shuttle bus in Edgewater

    Woman, 93, struck by Loyola University shuttle bus in Edgewater
    A 93-year-old woman was hospitalized initially in critical condition after she was struck by a Loyola University shuttle bus on the North Side this morning, officials said. The accident happened at the intersection of Bryn Mawr Avenue and Sheridan Road...
  • Find out what you should be thinking about when considering a move

    Find out what you should be thinking about when considering a move
    Is the grass too long and the weather too hot to mow? Are you looking out the window at all the new kids, literally, on the block? Maybe it's time to leave your old life behind and begin an exciting new one. Short of moving to Costa Rica, there is a...
  • 2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE

    2011 FALL THEATER GUIDE
    New theaters. Renovated playhouses. Hot dramas. Nervous new artistic directors. Stephen Sondheim and his “Follies.” A celebration of Stephen Schwartz, a dissection of Mark Rothko, and a look at the tragedy that befell the Amish of...
  • Stars turn out for Chicago Film Critics Awards

    Stars turn out  for Chicago Film Critics Awards
    The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
  • Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment

    Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment
    There's a moment in "Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting," the terrific new show at the Lookingglass Theatre, when the caller of the 1947 meeting, Branch Rickey, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, throws a crumpled shirt into the arms of Jackie...
  • With Rick Bayless in 'Cascabel' at Lookingglass, food really becomes theater

    With Rick Bayless in 'Cascabel' at Lookingglass, food really becomes theater
    Rick Bayless is adding another leaf to his already formidable repertoire of celebrity chef, researcher, author, TV host and all-around culinary entrepreneur focused on the cuisine of Mexico. Next spring, Bayless will be the live-and-in-person star of a...
  • CHICAGOLAND HOTELS: A European feel on the Gold Coast

    CHICAGOLAND HOTELS: A European feel on the Gold Coast
    Part of a series of mini-reviews of Chicago area hotels. A shimmering prism of glass standing in the heart of the Gold Coast, the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower offers guests a modern hotel with a distinctive European feel. Walk into the lobby, and you'...
  • In 'The Great Fire' at Lookingglass, she'll be a great Fire

    In 'The Great Fire' at Lookingglass, she'll be a great Fire
    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 is female. She has a mean smirk and pigtails. She weighs 100 pounds and stands roughly 5 feet tall. The Great Fire doesyoga and enjoys walks on the beach and lives in Ravenswood; when she's not training at the Actors...
  • Onstage, as in city's inferno, confusion reigns

    Onstage, as in city's inferno, confusion reigns
    As Chicago burns in the Lookingglass Theatre's "The Great Fire," John Musial's inflammatory theatrical collage about the events of Sunday Oct. 8, 1871, a little clutch of rich Chicagoans stares out at the inferno. "I predict we will be rebuilding a city,...
  • Water tower in Reisterstown is deferred for now; stay tuned

    It appears as though Reisterstown has dodged a bullet in the proposed construction of a 2 million gallon water tower at the bend of Bond Avenue and Timbergrove Road. At a meeting on Oct. 27 spearheaded by residents and Stop the Water Tower, there were...