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  • A new dilemma: What about mixing guns and arias?

    A new dilemma: What about mixing guns and arias?
    Walking into the Chicago Cultural Center for a warmhearted retirement celebration last week, I was pulled up short at the double door by a set of stickers. The ones with the menacing black handgun inside a bright circle, with a line through the gun. Those signs are, of course, a response to the new Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act (430 ILCS 66/1, et. seq.), which became law last year.
  • Lessons learned from mom

    Next Wednesday, July 13, my mom is turning 50. This means that she will have lived half a century, or 18,250 days, or long enough to recognize that life is full of important lessons. These are 50 of the greatest ones she has taught me (in no particular...

    Reopened Santa's Village feeds nostalgia

    Reopened Santa's Village feeds nostalgia
    It is probably not accurate and certainly not provable to say Phil Wenz willed Santa's Village back into being. But it's not a crazy thing to believe either. After the northwest suburban amusement park closed in May 2006, Wenz helped organize the auction...

    Opera in Focus: Puppets and opera come together

    Opera in Focus: Puppets and opera come together
    It's the damnedest thing: Justin Snyder, his long hair parted down the middle, his head thrown back as though communing with a higher power, the hood of his hoodie grazing the floor, his mouth working silently in time with the strains and surges of an...

    Webliography: Expanding the sales-tax base

     
    Should we broaden the number and kind of transactions that are subjected to the sales tax? Here's your backgrounder: Rahm Emanuel's "Tax Reform Agenda" -- Rahm’s plan would cut Chicago’s portion of the sales tax by 20 percent – from...