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  • Must-see summer classical and jazz/blues concerts in Chicago

    Must-see summer classical and jazz/blues concerts in Chicago
    Tribune music critics John von Rhein (classical) and Howard Reich (jazz/blues) each pick 10 shows you shouldn't miss this summer: Classical: “The Circus Princess” and “The Cousin from Nowhere”: Emmerich Kalman's three-ring...
  • Van crashes through store window on Mag Mile

    Van crashes through store window on Mag Mile
    A Sauk Village man was issued a ticket after his brakes went out and his van crashed through a plate glass window of a clothing store just off North Michigan Avenue this morning when he swerved to avoid pedestrians, police said. The van hit the store...
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  • Puffing up the choux

    Puffing up the choux
    Q: Last time I made pate a choux for chocolate eclairs, I used the same recipe that I've used for 30 years. But for some reason, they did not puff up as expected. Any thoughts on what went wrong? —Tom Gull, Oak Park A: A quick call got Tom Gull'...
  • Chicagoans, show off your end-zone dance for cash

    Chicagoans, show off your end-zone dance for cash
    It's been awhile since anyone in Chicago has had a reason to dance in the Bears' end zone, but on June 5 USA Network will be checking out your moves as part of the "Necessary Roughness" Show Us Your End Zone Dance Competition. Participants must perform...
  • Burke's 'peace pipe' comment blows up in his face

    Burke's 'peace pipe' comment blows up in his face
    Ald. Edward Burke stirred a conflict today with Native Americans, even as he sought reconciliation with descendants of the Potawatomi tribe members who fought the U.S. military and early area settlers in the Battle of Fort Dearborn. Joseph Podlasek,...
  • Police: 12 arrested after protester hits officer with frying pan

    Police: 12 arrested after protester hits officer with frying pan
    A protester charged with hitting a Chicago police officer over the head with a frying pan Wednesday night on North Michigan Avenue was ordered held today in lieu of $50,000 bond.   Gary C. Wagaman, a 30-year-old Michigan resident, appeared in Cook...
  • 'Eastland: A New Musical': Lives lost on the Eastland, and what they meant

    'Eastland: A New Musical': Lives lost on the Eastland, and what they meant
    Even some lifelong Chicagoans haven't heard of the Eastland disaster. On July 24, 1915, more than 2,500 passengers had boarded the S.S. Eastland on the Chicago River, bound for a company picnic in Michigan City, Ind., organized by the Western Electric...
  • Interview: Diego Boneta lands 'Rock of Ages' and a taste of U.S. stardom

    Interview: Diego Boneta lands 'Rock of Ages' and a taste of U.S. stardom
    Most people taking a 90-minute boat tour on a 90-degree afternoon in late May would wear shorts rather than pants for the excursion. Not Diego Boneta. The star of the upcoming “Rock of Ages” film wore jeans as he sat front row on the top...
  • Looking for aunt's date brownies

    Looking for aunt's date brownies
    Q: Can you direct me to where I can find a brownie-type recipe from the 1950s that was made with chopped dates?  It is a childhood favorite I used to make with my Aunt Anne. She is long passed away. I think it was a Hershey recipe? I have looked at...
  • 2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings

    2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings
    Two men died of multiple gunshot wounds and five others were wounded, including a pregnant 17-year-old girl,  in several shootings across the city late Monday into this morning, authorities said. A 20-year-old Markham man was shot multiple times just...
  • Police to combat gun violence with overtime

    Police to combat gun violence with overtime
    Some Chicago police officers will be putting in extra hours on the clock to tackle the uptick of gun violence across the city. It's part of the new Violence Reduction Overtime Initiative by the Chicago Police Department. According to a memo obtained...