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  • Top 10 Recession-Proof Restaurants

     
    I liked this suggestion by a reader for a Top 10 Tuesday because it got me to thinking about what makes a recession-proof restaurant. Of course, no place is really recession-proof, and I'm sure each of these has been hurt......
  • Firefighter recruit dies

    A 29-year-old recruit with the city Fire Department died during a training exercise yesterday as she tried to extinguish a blaze set by instructors in a vacant rowhouse in Southwest Baltimore, according to fire officials. Racheal Wilson, mother of an 11-...
  • Family, church, commerce at heart of area

    The Southeast Baltimore neighborhood known as Greektown was settled during the early 20th century by mostly working-class European immigrants. In the 1950s, the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was established in the area, drawing many Greek families...
  • Kirk, Rauner question Illinois' Medicaid expansion

    Kirk, Rauner question Illinois' Medicaid expansion
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Sunday sharply criticized a feature of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, contending Illinois’ expansion of Medicaid coverage deceives people into believing they have health insurance. The...
  • The Chicago connection in Phoenix

    The Chicago connection in Phoenix
    When I moved to Phoenix in January to be a visiting professor at Arizona State University, I expected to sample street tacos and green chilies and the wood-oven pizza from Pizzeria Bianco that everyone raves about. Unexpectedly, I also found Chicago...
  • Chicago Film Archives returns to blue-collar Lincoln Park

    Chicago Film Archives returns to blue-collar Lincoln Park
    Midway through the 1974 documentary "Now We Live on Clifton," which captures the early gentrification of Lincoln Park, a group of boys fling themselves off the roof of a house onto a flimsy mattress down below. The diversion has "broken ankle" written all...
  • Parthenon blazes a trail

    Parthenon blazes a trail
    There was a time, young adults of a certain age will recall, when parents donned jackets or high heels on their way to partake, first-timers perhaps nervously, of the vogue Japanese "delicacy," sushi. Most kids precocious enough to know their parents...
  • New Oak Park restaurants create 'a little Greektown'

    New Oak Park restaurants create 'a little Greektown'
    With two recently opened Greek restaurants and a Greek yogurt café on the way, some are comparing the corner of Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue in Oak Park to a popular Chicago neighborhood. "I guess we're making a little Greektown in Oak Park," said...
  • 2013 in gaming highlights

    The launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were the top headlines of the year in gaming, but 2013 was also a busy year in Chicago's local gaming scene. Here are a few highlights. DOUBLED DOWN: The Windy City's relationship with drinking and gaming got...
  • Overtime fees pad Divvy's bottom line

    Overtime fees pad Divvy's bottom line
    Chicago's Divvy bicycle-sharing program took in up to $2.5 million during its first five months, a figure driven by tourists and others who bought daily passes and racked up the majority of overtime fees, according to a trove of preliminary customer...
  • 10 reasons Midway Airport is better than O'Hare

    10 reasons Midway Airport is better than O'Hare
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • Review: Travelle

    Review: Travelle
    Review: Travelle 330 N. Wabash Ave. (inside The Langham, 2nd floor) 312-923-7705 Rating: 2.5 (out of four) Take it or leave it Chef Tim Graham (Tru, Paris Club) was inspired by his grandmother's National Geographic collection--spanning from the 1890s to...