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  • A day trip on Southern California's Mother Road -- Route 66

    A day trip on Southern California's Mother Road -- Route 66
    "Now you go through St. Looey, Joplin, Missouri, and Oklahoma City is mighty pretty. You see Amarillo, Gallup, New Mexico, Flagstaff, Arizona. Don't forget Winona, Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino." ——— "Route 66" is a great song...
  • Inside the Ron Santo Suite: The Westin Michigan Avenue opens tribute room to Cubs legend

    Inside the Ron Santo Suite: The Westin Michigan Avenue opens tribute room to Cubs legend
    Through his decades as a professional baseball player, and in the broadcast booth, Ron Santo spent plenty of nights in a hotel room. How fitting, then, that the Westin Michigan Avenue decided to re-tool one of its corner suites, Room #1000, in honor of...
  • Mustard mystery lingers

    Mustard mystery lingers
    Q: Growing up in Old Town back in the late 1950s and early 1960s meant numerous trips to the North Avenue beach and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other places, and eating cotton candy and hot dogs. I remember the hot dogs at Café Brauer at the zoo came with...
  • Value drives sporty Jaguar XF

    Value drives sporty Jaguar XF
    Jaguar made just a few changes to its XF sport sedan for 2012: nips and tucks to the front end, flashier taillight treatment and an updated navigation system. It doesn't sound like much to rave about, but added to what's already one of the better-...
  • 4 events in 12 days that shook Chicago

    4 events in 12 days that shook Chicago
    If we've learned anything in recent years, it's how quickly the social fabric can be torn apart. The levees break, the markets plunge, a man sets himself aflame on a Tunisian street and suddenly everything changes. In his fast-paced new book, “...
  • Opening a different can of worms

    Opening a different can of worms
    Q: Does a teeny bit of rust inside the can at the seam mean big problems? Just tell me—am I going to be responsible for major illness? There was no time to get another can of coconut milk for the cake. —Faye Hess, New York, N.Y. A: No news...
  • Bad taste, and on such a large scale

    It should be good news that a giant statue of a woman rose over one of Chicago's most conspicuous public spaces this week. Chicago, a city that has almost as many statues as it has potholes, is notoriously short on statues of women. Mile after...
  • Riverfront Theater tent opening to host circus, music and other events

    Riverfront Theater tent opening to host circus, music and other events
    Chicago is to have a big new entertainment venue this summer — a 70-foot-tall, 22,000-square-foot tent that will seat as many as 2,500 patrons who will be served up a variety of populist live shows, including tributes to Elton John, Michael...
  • 'Fish Men' is at its best when chess is front and center

    'Fish Men' is at its best when chess is front and center
    Oxymoronic as the whole notion may seem, chess hustlers are one of the pleasures of urban life. I've watched naive amateur players get taken for hard cash by well-masked intellectual killers in Washington Square Park in New York, Harvard Square in...
  • Taste of Chicago shortened to 5 days

    Taste of Chicago shortened to 5 days
    Taste of Chicago will be chopped in half to a five-day event next summer, and the city's annual smorgasbord will be moved to the middle of July from its traditional late June start. The festival will run from July 11 to July 15 in Grant Park, according...
  • Winter books preview: Radiant heat of words fights chill

    Winter books preview: Radiant heat of words fights chill
    Chicago will loosen winter's gloomy grip by exerting some powerful literary muscle. In the next three months, award-winning Chicago-based writers such as Don De Grazia, Nami Mun and Stuart Dybek will give readings. And don't miss a local mystery author...
  • BILL CUNNINGHAM SHOW

    To contact this show: By Mail: The CW Television Network, 3300 W. Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505 By Email: feedback@CWTV.com By Phone: 818-977-2500 Viewer Comments: 818-977-6878 Website: www.cwtv.com This show airs in High Definition. 2011/12 -...