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  • What's a lollapalooza?

    What's a lollapalooza?
    Two thoughts, as we watch Columbus Drive transform into a wall of portable toilets. One, must be Lollapalooza time. Two, where on Earth did that word come from? Legend and Encyclopedia Britannica have it that founder and Jane's Addiction leader Perry...
  • Bacon, butter and bourbon event Thursday at 694 Wine & Spirits

    A peculiar bit of culinary indulgence will be on offer from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at 694 Wine & Spirits (694 N. Milwaukee Ave., 312-492-6620), which is presenting a "Bacon, Butter & Bourbon" tasting. The event includes complimentary sips of small-batch...
  • TB in elephants called 'a gray area'

    TB in elephants called 'a gray area'
    An animal-rights group contends that an elephant performing in Baltimore with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus poses a health risk to the public because she has tested positive for tuberculosis, but circus and government health officials...
  • Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case

    Why go electric? Nissan Leaf makes its case
    The Nissan Leaf isn't for everybody. I could say the same of any car I review, yet for some reason it seems necessary to remind consumers of this fact when detailing electric cars like the Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. Reactions to the nascent EV (electric...
  • 9 companies hiring now

    9 companies hiring now
    Targeting companies you want to work for can be an effective job-search strategy, particularly if you make connections with people who already work there. But which companies should you target? While it's smart to approach your dream company about a...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Professional poker player

    Professional poker player
    Chris Moneymaker, a Tennessee accountant, plopped down in front of his computer and watched as the screen flashed to life.  Little did he know that the $39 deposit he was about to make to PokerStars.com would change his life forever.  Less than a year...
  • Ask Tom why: What generates high humidity levels in inland locations such as Kentucky and Tennessee?

    Dear Tom, While driving across Kentucky and Tennessee recently, my wife and I were amazed at the very high humidity levels — 90 percent or higher. What generates such high humidity at inland locations? —Craig Butler Dear Craig, Few areas...
  • The ABCs of summer reading

    The ABCs  of summer reading
    Henry James once opined that the two most beautiful words in the English language are "summer afternoon." I would like to edit James — alas, who wouldn't? — and bestow the most felicitous phrase award upon the words "summer reading." They...
  • "They Called Themselves the KKK: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group" by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

    "They Called Themselves the KKK: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group" by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
    "They Called Themselves the KKK: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group' By Susan Campbell Bartoletti Houghton Mifflin , $19, ages 12-15 The most chilling quotation that Susan Bartoletti uses is "Boys, let us get up a club," the words of John Lester,...
  • "Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" by Mark Alan Stamaty

    "Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" by Mark Alan Stamaty
    "Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" By Mark Alan Stamaty Knopf, $17.99, ages 10-14 Stamaty is an experienced comic strip writer and cartoonist, and he takes on the task — in comic book format —...