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  • Go tag Byrne's wall!

    Dennis Byrne explores the question, Did tagger "deserve" to die? about graffiti vandal Jason Kitchekeg, who died after jumping into the Chicago River during a police chase. The answer of course is no, defacing property is not a capital crime......
  • At this bakery, interns' hope rises along with the bread

    Meet the cast of characters of the Sweet Miss Givings Bakery. *Stan Sloan, 45, idea mastermind, a tanned Episcopal priest who wears a black leather jacket and grooves on Madonna.*Stephen Smith, 28, chief operating officer, Harvard grad who just moved...
  • Irving Park: So much more than meets the eye

    Irving Park: So much more than meets the eye
    Many years ago, Paul Bertsche sized up a number of Chicago neighborhoods as prospective places to do business and raise a family. Looking over Old Irving Park, he ticked off a checklist of essentials his adoptive community would have to possess. Did it...
  • Happy hour ahoy!

    Happy hour ahoy!
    Chicago's various cruise lines ply the waters of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River pretty much year round (until the river freezes over, at least) during the day, evening and even midnight. But when the long nights of summer arrive, an additional option...
  • For Chicago, no superlative too grandiose

    Chicago loves to brag. World's Busiest Airport (Well, once upon a time.) World's Greatest Newspaper (You decide which one.) World's Greatest Lake (Or at least a great lake.) World's Best Patronage (Or its worst, depending on your politics.) World's...