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  • LeBron's Next Duty? Tailor A Title Belt For The Rust Belt

    LeBron's Next Duty? Tailor A Title Belt For The Rust Belt
    If you had been there outside the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich on that steamy July night in 2010, wilting among the 300 rubberneckers to 21st century sporting hubris, you would have understood why they burned LeBron James' jersey and pulled down that...
  • City still mobbed with gangster cliches

    City still mobbed with gangster cliches
    The bus idled in front of the so-called rock 'n' roll McDonald's across Clark Street from the Rainforest Cafe, and the tourists climbed aboard. You assumed they were tourists, because who else would be spending two hours of a splendid, sunny weekday...
  • Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre

    Summer weekend 2014 worse than St. Valentine's Day Massacre
    In 1929, when rivals killed seven members of Bugs Moran's gang, the world was shocked. Chicago's image as a corrupt, violent city was emblazoned in memory around the world. More than eight decades later, if you stroll around Europe and tell people you...
  • Two independent films set to begin shooting in Chicago

     Two independent films set to begin shooting in Chicago
    Ten years after making it to the finals of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's "Project Greenlight," Chicago filmmaker Duane Edwards has lined up his first feature film project, slated to begin shooting locally this fall. The script, by Frederick Mensch, is...
  • Festival offers 'blockbuster' alternative

    From indie rom-coms to restored classics, the "Hot Days, Cool Flicks" film festival offers Palm Beach County residents an alternative to the summer "blockbuster." Running from July 22 to Aug. 27, The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival,...
  • The Capone Era

    The Capone Era
    The Chicago Tribune archives are your best sources for historical news related to Al Capone's era of crime in Chicago.
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...
  • L.A. lawmakers question tax renewals for medical marijuana shops

    Last year, Los Angeles voters sought to clamp down on medical marijuana shops, approving a host of restrictions that were expected to forcefully winnow down the number of such businesses. Yet as the city tried to shutter hundreds of pot shops, one arm...
  • The nuns vs. the strip club, the Chicago Way

    The nuns vs. the strip club, the Chicago Way
    Catholic nuns in habits leading children in a march against a strip club in a historical Chicago Outfit town in the western suburbs? What could be better than this? "I think I'm going to have to pray for you with that attitude," said Sister Noemia...
  • Film revisits Jens Jensen's flower power

    Film revisits Jens Jensen's flower power
    There is often no justice in history. If there were, then the name Jens Jensen would be as familiar to us as those of Al Capone, Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey and some of the others who put their stamp on the city for a short time before moving on....
  • Putting the Chicago Way on TV

    Putting the Chicago Way on TV
    There's a huge problem with that bizarre new TV reality show "Swab Stories" being shot in New York and Chicago. It's reportedly about volunteers getting their DNA tested. But what's so compelling about strangers having the inside of their mouths...
  • Patterson's passion: getting kids to read

    Patterson's passion: getting kids to read
    — James Patterson, king of the airport novelists, spent much of last week being celebrated by the nation's independent booksellers. On its face, it seems like an irony: Author of unabashedly commercial fiction earns plaudits from snooty vendors of...