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Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
For urban politicians, gun control is like the bar in "Cheers" — a place of refuge they can seek out whenever things aren't going well. Things aren't going well on the crime front in Chicago, with homicides up 25 percent this year. So what else...
It’s that time of year again when LGBT Chicagoans and all their allies wave the Pride flags high. But there’s more to Pride than just the parade—you can also celebrate with these seven shows, which span the spectrum from Obie Award-...
Arcana/Benderspink pacts with Atlas for 2 pics: Comicbook development partnership fields slew of projectsVarietyThe nascent Arcana/Benderspink comics partnership has brought on Atlas Entertainment to produce a pair of projects -- "Kill on Sight" and "Langley High." Arcana/Benderspink launched the partnership early this year with the aim of developing comic book...
Two guns found on the bullet-riddled bodies of star-crossed outlaw lovers Bonnie and Clyde in 1934 were auctioned off this weekend for more than half a million dollars. The weapons are staying together, bought by the same, unnamed Texas collector. The...
Chicago Tribune reportersThe Drew Peterson jury made news recently with its guilty verdict — and with its unusual note to the judge asking for the definition of "unanimous." And jury deliberation is expected later this month in another major case, the Christopher Vaughn...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- They may not be the type of stories told to prospective business owners or visitors to the city. But the actions of John Dillinger, Al Capone and Mama Chickie certainly have a place in the city’s history books. Dillinger and his...
Tags: Bank Robbery, Immigration, Theft, Sex Crimes, Prostitution
W.C. Fields' gravestone doesn't really read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." But the comic actor loved to poke fun at his native city. When I was a student in Philly way back when, I did too. There wasn't much to do. It seemed like every...
Tags: Museums, Ice Cream, W.C. Fields, Liberty Bell, Ceremonies
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. Here's what young Chicago-area writers had to say. We've left the reviews mostly unedited to let the charm shine through. Watch for more to come. "Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic...
Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Authors, Book
SASKATOON, Canada — If Canada has a flyover province, this is it. Other Canadians fly over it or ride VIA Rail Canada across its perceived vast flatness on the way to more famous places, and don't even know they've been over or across it. But it...
Paul GreenbergEvery year at this time, the image of the old man grows vivid again. Maybe because Labor Day is almost here, and I picture him at work in back of the shoe shop. Maybe on the old Landis stitcher resoling another pair of Army surplus boots to put in stock....
Tags: Heart Attack, Judaism, Rentals, Labor Day
Hero Complex - movies, comics, fanboy fare - latimes.comBritish actor Tom Hardy has been able to dream bigger since he delivered a memorably roguish performance in ”Inception” — but that ......
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