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  • Chinatown: A 'hidden jewel' worth seeking

    Chinatown: A 'hidden jewel' worth seeking
    For Chinese and Chinese-Americans, the word "jia" is not lost in translation. Loosely interpreted, it means family or home, even homeland. For the Chinese who worked the railroad yards in Chicago in the 1870s and those arriving in the periodic waves of...
  • John Kass: Author saw it all when book thrown at mob

    If you're interested in understanding the real Chicago -- and there can be no serious understanding of this completely political city without examining the Chicago Outfit -- then you'll soon have a great new book on your shelves: "Family Secrets: The...
  • Meet the modern rowhouse

    Meet the modern rowhouse
    First-time buyers David and Jennifer Waxberg considered a single-family house. After shopping different new-home developments and various housing styles, though, they bought a rowhouse at The Plaza on New York in Aurora for three reasons, says David....
  • Chinese immigrants transform Italy's fashion industry

    PRATO, Italy—In the heart of "Made in Italy" fashion country, China has carved out a home. Signs in Chinese script hang from wrought-iron balconies in this Tuscan city. Hot dumplings and fried fish—flown in from China—are served in...
  • Mob boss' tale offers peek at city's 'secrets'

    With the national media finally interested in Illinois corruption, it's too bad they were focused on Springfield's dancing monkey show and not on what happened in a federal courtroom in Chicago on Wednesday. That wasn't a monkey dancing on a string. It...
  • Fear, not passion, drove Outfit killer

    Even Outfit hit men have feelings. They can strangle tiny pet shop mice, fixing tiny nooses around their necks and hanging them from your windshield wipers as a warning. But that's work, not fun.They can kill human beings with bats and ropes, though...
  • Luck of the Irish won't be with Outfit

    The last thing you'd expect at the Outfit trial would be a big green shamrock next to Jimmy Marcello's name. It reminded me of that nightmare suffered by Christopher Moltisanti, the young mobster in "The Sopranos," who wakes up from a coma to tell his...
  • Sidewalks sizzle with great deals

    Sidewalks sizzle with great deals
    Chicago is filled with reasons to celebrate in the summertime. The major one, of course? It's not winter. We all have our own list of the joys of summer. At the very top of mine is power shopping — outdoors! Throughout the city and suburbs,...
  • Google Buzz, Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day

    Google Buzz, Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day
    Google Buzz: www.google.com/buzz It's all a buzz for Google Buzz. Yesterday Google released a platform that competes with Twitter and Facebook. basically it's a way for Google users to share links and posts the way you do on Twitter and Facebook but...