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  • Local Voices: May 21 edition

    Local Voices: May 21 edition
    Letters to the editor from Highland Park, Deerfield, Mundelein and Waukegan. Gun-control laws I find it interesting that letter writer Jim Strickler (Voice of the People, May 10) accuses the National Rifle Association of "making it as easy as...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Cinderella' Get All Hopped Up on Easter

    The Easter Bunny brought a whopper of a basket to Broadway last week, as the overlap of the holiday with Gotham schools' spring break schedule resurrected sales so boffo they wouldn't be out of place during the year-end yuletide weeks that are the Rialto'...
  • Trice: How vertical views shape race in fiction

    Trice: How vertical views shape race in fiction
    In its early years, the skyscraper was mesmerizing in the way it shifted our perspective and challenged us to re-conceptualize the world. It said: You recognize the view near the ground, now try it from the 10th floor, the 15th floor and beyond....
  • 'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite

     'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite
    If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado. For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
  • 2015 Ford Mustang 50-Year Limited Edition Photo Gallery (19 Photos)

     
    For the limited-edition 2015 Ford Mustang announced this week, 5-0 means more than engine displacement. In addition to the publicity-baiting spectacle of hauling the Detroit automaker's iconic muscle car up the elevator to the top of the Empire State...
  • NCAA pool bracket picking tips from Las Vegas

     
    Some interesting tidbits about how to pick your NCAA basketball tournament pool from RJ Bell of Pregame.com: 2014 NCAA Tournament Action: Over $12 BILLION worldwide expected to be wagered on NCAA Tournament That’s more action combined than on the...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • SXSW 2014: Mafia takes 'Leave' on film

    SXSW 2014: Mafia takes 'Leave' on film
    A certain fatigue had set in for the multiplatinum-selling electronic dance music act Swedish House Mafia in 2012. By the three members' own estimate, they had partied hard five days a week for six years straight, consuming mass quantities of booze and...
  • PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau

     PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau
    Thomas H. Landau Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
  • 2015 Ford Mustang Returns to Top of Empire State Building

     
    In 1957's "An Affair to Remember," Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr fall in love on an ocean liner to New York and agree to meet back up at the top of the Empire State Building to pick up where they......
  • Off The Court: Taking The Final Four Scene

    Around and about at the Final Four. Case Of Mistaken Identity Blue and white, a telltale sign of a UConn fan at the Final Four ... or so you'd think. Friday's open practices were free to the public and filled with locals in their Dallas Cowboys best....
  • Ed Pany keeping cement industry memories alive

    "You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories." Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...