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  • It was the best of Musikfests, it was the worst of Musikfests (Final Platz Poll)

     
    The good: I wasn't sure how they were possibly going to pull this off, but organizers proved that a bifurcated Musifkest could work pretty well. The traditional venues on the north side of town were as good and often seemed......
  • In their own words: 9/11 memories

     
    ??Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them. Readers responded, and their stories??will be posted??here, individually and in coming days,??until the 10th anniversary on Sunday. Paul Schuhmann??of Delray Beach met...
  • It's Bedlam Pronouncing Bethlehem

     
    I mentioned in Saturday's column that I had written one time -- 16 years ago, actually -- about the proper way to pronounce Bethlehem. This has come up in some of the responses to my recent Grammar Police call for......
  • Swingin' rockabilly, swingin' country and swingin' swing (Wednesday platz picks)

     
    Well, we've reached the halfway point of Musikfest — just five days remain to load up on some great free music. Let's go: Anyone looking for a good time won't go wrong with Gas House Gorillas (7:30 p.m. and 9:30......
  • Mother of Slain Teen Pleads for Justice

    Mother of Slain Teen Pleads for Justice
    The mother of a teen gunned down on the city's South Side is asking for the public's help in finding those people responsible for her son's death. Lionel Pierson, 18, was shot and killed as he sat in a car near 72nd and Brooklyn on Wednesday morning....
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought
    While I admit I'm not the kind of person who orders-in food, I find the results of a recent survey on the subject a little hard to swallow. Before you peek at the list below, try taking a wild guess on Chicago's most "ordered-in" food. Did you guess...
  • Super PAC preparing ads tying Obama to South Side pastor

    Super PAC preparing ads tying Obama to South Side pastor
    On the day before the heated, Crosstown Classic begins at Wrigley Field, a Ricketts family member is involved in a red-hot political controversy. The New York Times reported Thursday that a Super PAC pitched to Joe Ricketts a plan to run negative ads...
  • Delray Beach man builds bench to honor friend killed in 9/11 terror attacks

    Delray Beach man builds bench to honor friend killed in 9/11 terror attacks
    Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them. Readers responded, and their stories will be posted here, individually and in coming days, until the 10th anniversary on Sunday. Paul Schuhmann of Delray Beach met Paul...
  • NY at-risk child plan comes to Far South Side

    NY at-risk child plan comes to Far South Side
    After he arrived Saturday for a visit from New York City, renowned educator Geoffrey Canada saw hope in the broken blocks of Roseland and in the South Side school near where 16-year-old Derrion Albert was beaten to death less than two years ago. The...
  • 'Rooftop' pastor plans to walk across America

    'Rooftop' pastor plans to walk across America
    Pastor Corey Brooks who spent three months living on the rooftop of an old motel to raise money for a community center now has a new mission. The South Side pastor plans to walk across the country from New York to Los Angeles to raise $15 million to...
  • Pastor who lived 3 months on motel roof now plans cross-country trek to raise funds

    Pastor who lived 3 months on motel roof now plans cross-country trek to raise funds
    The Rev. Corey Brooks spent three months living on top of an abandoned West Woodlawn motel to call attention to the violence plaguing the community and to raise money for the cause. Now he’s taking his mission on the road. Brooks announced Sunday...