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  • 10 things you might not know about tattoos

    10 things you might not know about tattoos
    The Body Art Expo, which bills itself as the world's largest tattoo convention, has set up shop this weekend on family-friendly Navy Pier. Tattoos have come a long way since being a sure sign of irresponsible behavior or youthful mistakes. Here are 10...
  • Chicago Shakespeare announces World's Stage season

    Chicago Shakespeare announces World's Stage season
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced its full 2014-15 World’s Stage Series on Wednesday. Through World's Stage, the classical theater on Navy Pier presents international productions. First, one step at a time like this, a performance group from...
  • Interview: 'SNL' writer Katie Rich splitting her time between Chicago and New York

    Interview: 'SNL' writer Katie Rich splitting her time between Chicago and New York
    Cecily Strong and Katie Rich go back a few years. Before Strong joined the cast of NBC's “Saturday Night Live” in 2012 and was named co-anchor of “Weekend Update” last year, she was an understudy for Rich at Second City's...
  • Jose Contreras takes a loss on Gold Coast condo

    Jose Contreras takes a loss on Gold Coast condo
    Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Contreras on Wednesday sold his seven-room condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive on the Gold Coast for $825,000. A Cuban defector and a key part of the Sox’s 2005 World Series-winning team, Contreras, 42,...
  • "Watch Dogs" a love letter to Chicago, could have used more local flavor

    "Watch Dogs" a love letter to Chicago, could have used more local flavor
    “Watch Dogs” the hotly-anticipated crime saga out for the Microsoft and Sony game consoles as well as PC is a stunning triumph in video game design that raises the bar visually for every open world game that will come after and will give...
  • A cautious, eloquent 'Henry V' reigns on Navy Pier

    A cautious, eloquent 'Henry V' reigns on Navy Pier
    At an event in Chicago last week, actor Kevin Spacey remarked that some fans of "House of Cards" seem to think his character's affinity for direct address exploits a device originated by "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," even though William Shakespeare's...
  • Spring break: Divvy sets new single-day record

    Spring break: Divvy sets new single-day record
    If you thought Saturday was a great day for a bike ride, you weren’t alone. With temperatures reaching 80 degrees, Divvy — Chicago’s bike-sharing program — broke its single-day record Saturday, with 10,866 rides. The previous...
  • $2.6 million raised does a heart good

    $2.6 million raised does a heart good
    More than 850 supporters turned out for the American Heart Association's Chicago Heart Ball at Navy Pier on April 12. The organization raised $2.6 million — making this year's event a record-breaker — to support its mission of building...
  • Routes, rates: Summer water taxi service

    Routes, rates: Summer water taxi service
    Spring weather isn't a sure thing in Chicago—but Chicago water taxis are determined to make spring a shore thing. Shoreline Water Taxi began its commuter service Monday between Erie Street and Willis Tower. The Wendella boats, which travel to...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of March 28 to April 3

     Chicago theater openings for the week of March 28 to April 3
    Saturday "Salvage": The world premiere of Joseph Zettelmaier's play — wherein a purveyor of rare items in Detroit meets a woman who owns impossibly valuable things. Through April 27 at First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st Street...
  • Siblings make late brother's legacy about education

    Siblings make late brother's legacy about education
    When his family's tragedy became a national story in 2010, Mac Sullivan tried to shut out the news reports detailing how his older brother, Declan, died while recording a football practice at the University of Notre Dame. It helped that Mac was a high...
  • By end of the night, Cornwall might be your favorite place

    By end of the night, Cornwall might be your favorite place
    On Sept. 14, a referendum will be held in Scotland on the matter of whether or not it should become an independent country. Might Cornwall, a similarly proud and feisty Celtic sibling, be next? Well, probably not. Most commentators expect the referendum...