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  • Divvy conquers

    Divvy conquers
    Powder-blue, with cartoony lines and cushions everywhere, the Divvy bike looks like something a 7-year-old would be very excited to find under a Christmas tree or, more feasibly, near a Christmas tree. A not-unreasonable first reaction to one is to look...
  • Oak Park landmark clock once again alive and ticking

    Oak Park landmark clock once again alive and ticking
    An iconic clock in Oak Park is telling the correct time again, several years after it stopped running. The four-sided clock on the northeast corner of Lake Street and Harlem Avenue is attached to a building on the National Register of Historic Places...
  • Where to see Santa

    Where to see Santa
    Chicago Breakfast with Tomten Eat pancakes with Tomten (Swedish for Santa) at this popular annual event. Don’t forget a camera to snap a pic of your kids with the man of the hour. Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St. (773-728-8111, samac....
  • Story about sensuality fails to come alive onstage

    Story about sensuality fails to come alive onstage
    Marguerite Duras' semi-autobiographical novel "L'Amant," or "The Lover," paints in many hues. It is a tactile portrait of the colors of Southern Indochina in 1929; it reminds us that not all colonialists were rich or powerful, complicating people; it...
  • 'Big Lake Big City' at the Lookingglass Theatre ★★½

    'Big Lake Big City' at the Lookingglass Theatre ★★½
    “Big Lake Big City,” a wildly ambitious and staggeringly unwieldy new Keith Huff comedic pot-boiler set in a town near you, features such famous Chicago attractions as a county morgue wherein pathologists play golf with severed heads, a couple...
  • 'Big City' comes with some big names attached

     'Big City' comes with some big names attached
    "I think," said David Schwimmer over breakfast the other day, "that this may be one of the funniest plays Lookingglass has ever done." Frankly, that's not a high bar. One associates Lookingglass with drama, insight and beauty, for sure. But raucous...
  • Teen 'just wanted to help' stranger being robbed on Mag Mile

    Teen 'just wanted to help' stranger being robbed on Mag Mile
    A 15-year-old Florida girl was punched when she tried to help a 51-year-old Michigan woman being robbed Friday night on the Mag Mile by eight juveniles, officials said. Two 15-year-old girls, a 14-year-old girl, a 13-year-old girl, three 15-year-old...
  • Summer Roadtrip Reading

    Summer Roadtrip Reading
    Summer road travelers in the Midwest who prefer exploring offbeat attractions along the way rather than simply driving from point A to point B can find some treats in the following books. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row...
  • Getting Around: Divvy bike-sharing program catching on in Chicago

    Getting Around: Divvy bike-sharing program catching on in Chicago
    Chicago's budding bicycle-sharing program has attracted thousands of tourists, biking enthusiasts and the just-plain curious this summer, city transportation officials say. But preliminary data obtained by the Tribune suggest the new service also is...
  • Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast

    Special occasion restaurants in Lincoln Park, Old Town and the Gold Coast
    Boka 1729 N. Halsted St. 312-337-6070 With Steppenwolf and The Royal George Theatre just down the street, this dining room makes a stunning setting for a pre-theater dinner or date. Former Charlie Trotter's chef Giuseppe Tentori changes the contemporary...
  • Thinks best creations come from being 'in play mode'

    Thinks best creations come from being 'in play mode'
    Patrick Fahy Executive pastry chef, Trump International Hotel and Tower 401 N. Wabash Ave. Patrick Fahy, 34, was born in Rogers Park into a family of five. Mom's specialties were meatloaf and corn chowder with bacon, dad's was French omelets. He...
  • Interview: Turns out, David Schwimmer can get down

    Interview: Turns out, David Schwimmer can get down
    David Schwimmer apparently has more dance moves than just the ones he demonstrated by the water fountain in the famous intro for NBC's "Friends." The 46-year-old actor and director told Interview magazine last year that he was a "pretty good dancer"...