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  • Monster Mash: George W. Bush mementos go on display; Chris Rock headed to Broadway

     
    Dubya: Mementos and documents from the presidency of George W. Bush are going on display this weekend at a new exhibit at Southern Methodist University. (Dallas Morning News) Potty-mouthed: Chris Rock and Bobby Cannavale have been cast in the upcoming.......
  • Chicago's Clarence Darrow on the death penalty

     
    Famed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
  • Benefit event for freethinkers and athiests in Tampa on Wednesday

     
    The Freethought Film Festival Foundation, a non-profit educational organization that promotes reason through film, is holding a benefit at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9th, at the Science Works Theatre at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa. The...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour could land in Los Angeles by year’s end

     
    The space shuttle Endeavour could land in Los Angeles by the end of the year, if officials can quickly raise $28.8 million to transport the orbiter to the city. Getting it here isn't exactly an easy task. It would be......
  • You tell us: What’s your worst date story?

     
    Try to get a Wicker Parker to tell you about their worst dates, and quite a few of them try to evade the question, but a few were brave enough to share their tales....
  • Monster Mash: More on movie museum plan; 'Funny Girl' on Broadway

     
    More details on the planned movie museum, a partnership between the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The upcoming revival of "Funny Girl" will land on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre, with an opening...
  • Lakeview to Hyde Park and everywhere in-between

     
    I can feel myself becoming a jaded Chicagoan.  I’ve been here just shy of two and a half years, but it didn’t take me long to start driving aggressively, cursing the CTA, drinking Goose Island, and sleeping through sirens, drunks, and dogs....
  • DC-8 for California Museum of Science and Industry

     
    An old United Air Lines DC-8 is towed into Exposition Park for display at the California Museum of Science and Industry....
  • Dude, where's my bus?

    Dude, where's my bus?
    As if commuting in the summer wasn't annoying enough, thanks to clueless tourists and extra traffic—summer is also detour season. Between neighborhood and city-sponsored festivals and construction projects that shut down streets, buses are being...
  • November 19: Author - John Ratzenberger Talks About The Tagie Awards

    November 19: Author - John Ratzenberger Talks About The Tagie Awards
    Actor John Ratzenberger is in town to present the Young Inventor Award at the Toy and Game Industry Awards at the Museum of Science and Industry. The TAGIE awards ecognize toy inventors for their creativity. The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is scheduled for...
  • Free parking in Chicago -- really!

    Free parking in Chicago -- really!
    One of the recent Frugalista columns in the Chicago Tribune was about strategies for parking in Chicago -- for free or at least for less than people usually get stuck paying. The column drew some thanks from drivers, but, as I expected, I also got...
  • March 17: Music Lounge - Under the Street Lamp

    March 17: Music Lounge - Under the Street Lamp
    Under the Streetlamp Saturday March 19 8:00 p.m. Paramount Theatre 25 E. Galena Boulevard Aurora Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com (630) 896-6666 www.ParamountAurora.com www.underthestreetlamp.com The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...