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  • A razor-sharp barber, keen on magic

    A razor-sharp barber, keen on magic
    Where exactly to start? Cesar Juarez has had such a full and interesting life that one might begin telling his story during any of the 64 years he has spent on this planet. But let's start with the present, or, precisely, one recent late afternoon, as...
  • Law firm probed over estate dealings

    The law firm of Przybylo and Kubiatowski faces two additional cases where the Cook County public guardian alleged that the firm drew up legal documents putting the assets of disabled elderly women in the hands of caretakers who may have exploited them...
  • Remarkable Woman: Cynthia Rowley

    Remarkable Woman: Cynthia Rowley
    Before Barrington native Cynthia Rowley earned fame as a fashion designer, she endured a phase of infamy at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. "I actually got booted out of my junior show — not that I'm still holding a grudge or anything,"...
  • Hunting deals with the Budget Fashionista

    Hunting deals with the Budget Fashionista
    For years, I've been nagging Kathryn Finney to take me shopping. That's because I was dying to see her in action. Kathryn, 35, literally wrote the book on frugal clothes shopping ("How to be a Budget Fashionista") and her blog, thebudgetfashionista.com,...
  • 'State Street' does things not done on Broadway

    'State Street' does things not done on Broadway
    It's hardly news that small Chicago theaters rarely are daunted by big projects, but the latest endeavor at City Lit is as noteworthy as it is frustrating. As penned by Philip LaZebnik and Kingsley Day and directed by Sheldon Patinkin, "State Street" is a...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Interview: Jeremy Piven coming back from London for benefit

    Interview: Jeremy Piven coming back from London for benefit
    If there ever was a year when Jeremy Piven could be excused for missing the annual Piven Theatre Workshop Gala — which benefits the theater his mother Joyce and late father Byrne founded in Evanston 41 years ago — it would be this one. The...
  • From land grab to Loop flood

    From land grab to Loop flood
    When the Chicago River sprung a leak 20 years ago today, it wasn't the first time the city's system of underground tunnels was the source of an unpleasant surprise. On that Monday, April 13, 1992, many Chicagoans learned for the first time of the miles...
  • It's Christmastime in Chicago

    It's Christmastime in Chicago
    I have seen a couple of little girls walk from a roller coaster at Navy Pier's Winter Wonderfest dizzy with delight; had a man on Michigan Avenue call me a "------ Scrooge" when I refused to give him "$42 dollars so I can have train fare to visit my...
  • On tactics

     
    Curtis Black at the Community Media Workshop calls attention to this 2008 news item -- Hundreds of students, teachers and North Side residents gathered outside an alderman's home last night to protest plans to reorganize Senn High School. The crowd......
  • The legendary Pump Room retains its name

    So, now we have it: The Pump Room will be called…the Pump Room. How prosaic. How uninspired. How positively awful. That is the result of a two-week long contest conducted by hotelier Ian Schrager, who bought the Ambassador East hotel and its...
  • Palmer House Secrets

    Palmer House Secrets
    140 years! That's how long Chicago's Palmer House Hilton has been around. And no other hotel in the country has those bragging rights! The opulence and hospitality of the hotel are known worldwide. But the anniversary got us thinking, what DON'T we know...