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  • Seniors on the Go: Travel in 2013: The hotel scene

    Seniors on the Go: Travel in 2013: The hotel scene
    Honest price advertising will be the main hotel question mark in 2013. As I've reported, the Federal Trade Commission informed big chains that their practice of posting low-ball rates, then adding mandatory "resort" and other fees is deceptive. Instead,...
  • Groupon shares drop as executive plans departure

    Shares of Groupon fell more than 6 percent on Tuesday despite a broader market rally, as investors react to the planned departure of a top executive. The company said late Monday that Jeffrey Holden, the senior vice president of product management, will...
  • Chicago learns to say, 'I failed! And I feel great about it'

    Chicago learns to say, 'I failed! And I feel great about it'
    Frank Muscarello felt like a failure. It was 2011, and he was in the crowd at the Chicago Entrepreneurial Center’s Momentum Awards dinner. The business he’d spent 16 years building was gone, vaporized after the 2008 economic collapse....
  • Emanuel talks politics while activists rally to 'take back Chicago'

    Emanuel talks politics while activists rally to 'take back Chicago'
    Thousands of union workers, community activists and a smattering of politicians rallied Tuesday evening on the Near West Side to "take back Chicago" and send a message to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and what they dubbed his "corporate, greedy, elitist friends."...
  • Tipping 2013: How much for the nanny? What to do at coat check?

    Zagat is back with its holiday tipping survey, revealing that 57% of diners tip on the post-tax amount on the bill, men try more often than women to tip their way to faster seating or a better table and that the average American will tip the babysitter...
  • When candy was dandy

    When candy was dandy
    With Chicago-area unemployment stubbornly higher than the national average, the fabled City That Works isn't exactly living up to its name these days. The Pullman rail car factories are long idle, the famed Chicago stockyards have vanished, and even...
  • 'Biggest Loser' resort weighs in on reality

    'Biggest Loser' resort weighs in on reality
    The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" are just that — players in a reality show game who are subjected to harsh workouts, screeching coaches and weigh-ins on national television. The role is not for everyone, not even for everyone desperate to lose...
  • Greg Schwem: Your computer is watching you

    Good morning, Greg, this is your computer talking! While you slumbered, I was up all night, analyzing your online habits from the previous day. Why? Because that's what computers do now: keep track of every website you visit and then decide what you...
  • Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says

    Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day ever, data firm says
    Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
  • See Yellowcard at Allentown's Maingate Nightclub for half off ticket price

     
    Seeing Yellowcard, the pop-punk band whose 2003 album “Ocean Avenue “ went platinum and its title song double-platinum, at Allentown’s Maingate Nightclub at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 will be great. Yellowcard But seeing the band for him for just...
  • BJ's Wholesale Club offers discounted membership

    BJ's Wholesale Club offers discounted membership
    BJ's Wholesale Club is offering discounted memberships through the daily deal website Groupon.com. Through the Groupon deal, shoppers can get a BJ's membership for $35, regularly $50. The deal also includes a $25 gift card, bringing the membership...
  • The spy who loves helping parents buy gifts for their children

    The spy who loves helping parents buy gifts for their children
    Jonna Mendez was a globe-trotting spy for nearly three decades, briefing the president, slipping across borders armed with false identities, using cameras so tiny they fit into a lipstick tube or a blazer button. As the CIA's chief of disguise, she...