| Apr 12, 2013
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs.
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Thirteen pieces of furniture designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright have been acquired by the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. The organization said that the furniture has been on display since 2009 as part of...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:29 PM
T.C. Boyle, dressed in his regular uniform of a black T-shirt, blazer and green beaded necklace, told a crowd of about 70 people Tuesday at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena that he has written his first earnest book.
“It's the first time I've done...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:59 PM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Burt & Max's Bar and Grille
9089 W. Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, west of Delray Beach, 561-638-6380, BurtAndMaxs.com
Legendary restaurateurs Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max have rejoined to debut...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The archives of architect Frank Lloyd Wright have found a new home -- two homes, to be precise -- in New York. The archives have been jointly acquired by the Museum of Modern Art and Columbia University.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation said it will...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:38 PM
More years ago than I'd like to say, I moved into a charmless cinder block dormitory on the campus of a land-grant university about eight hours away from my suburban Chicago home. To assuage homesickness and spruce the place up a bit, I hung a print of...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's "Child of the Sun," the campus for Florida Southern College in Lakeland, has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service the school announced today.
"This architecture represents the laws...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
| Jan 27, 2011
Architect, Taliesen fellow was key to saving Wright works
Edgar Tafel, 98, an architect who was an original Taliesin fellow credited with saving some of Frank Lloyd Wright's most important works, died Jan. 18 at his home in lower Manhattan,...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 5:25 PM
For book and art lovers, it's possible to spend as much time in the Museum of Contemporary Art store as the MCA itself. Located in the southwest corner of the MCA, the book section occupies the second floor of the store and it's full of things you won't...
| Feb 12, 2012
Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...