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  • Where to see Santa

    Where to see Santa
    Chicago Breakfast with Tomten Eat pancakes with Tomten (Swedish for Santa) at this popular annual event. Don’t forget a camera to snap a pic of your kids with the man of the hour. Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St. (773-728-8111, samac....
  • Just Kidding chats with the director of Lookingglass Theatre's "The Little Prince"

    Leave it to Lookingglass to make a great leap of artistic courage by mounting a stage adaptation of "The Little Prince," Antoine de Saint-Exupéry beloved-but-bizarre children's classic. Once again, the company is collaborating with the Evanston-based...
  • Patrick Fahy's star still rising

    Patrick Fahy's star still rising
    Patrick Fahy, three-time semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation's outstanding pastry chef award (finalist in 2011) is well-known to Chicago dining fans. In the past five years, Fahy has been executive pastry chef at Blackbird, Avec and The Publican;...
  • Just Joshin'

    He doesn't have the rocket arm. Or the celebrity wife. Or even a Tumblr of him "smoking." Josh McCown keeps his distance from all that noise. The 34-year-old Texas native's happy-to-be-here approach to his NFL career has helped Chicago embrace him as...
  • 4 cars hit on Mag Mile, driver held on $50K

    4 cars hit on Mag Mile, driver held on $50K
    A 29-year-old driver was issued a battery of charges ranging from fleeing police to driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed into four vehicles Sunday and tried to run from the scene on the Magnificent Mile, police said. The crash happened...
  • Lakeview synagogue to host reading of Israeli declaration of independence

    Lakeview synagogue to host reading of Israeli declaration of independence
    When Israel celebrated its independence day last spring, Tal Shaked Cretella organized a first-ever ceremony in Tel Aviv, where thousands of people gathered for readings of the Jewish state’s declaration of independence, she said. Now in Chicago...
  • Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game

    Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game
    At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports! Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
  • Southern California Close-Up: Santa Barbara County wine country

    Southern California Close-Up: Santa Barbara County wine country
    About 20 miles beyond the red-tile roofs of downtown Santa Barbara, it begins: the rolling blond hills that go indecently green in spring, the massive estates and miniature horses, the sprawling vineyards and "Sideways" scenery, the dude ranch with 10,000...
  • 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...
  • Old Water Tower survives a 2nd fire

    Old Water Tower survives a 2nd fire
    A small fire broke out this morning at the Old Water Tower on the Magnificent Mile, one of the few public buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Firefighters quickly put it out. Crews were summoned to the building at 806 N. Michigan Ave....
  • Fire at the Old Water Tower? Thanks for the tip, Trib Nation

    Fire at the Old Water Tower? Thanks for the tip, Trib Nation
    A pair of tips this morning from Loyola Univeristy student Jessica Reynolds and longtime Trib Nation friend Edgar Garcia were the basis for a story that appeared minutes later on our Chicago Breaking News site. Here's the link. Here's Jessica on...