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  • Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011

    Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011
    If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer. Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
  • 5 teens arrested for shoplifting thanks to cop on scene

    5 teens arrested for shoplifting thanks to cop on scene
    Chicago Police arrested five teenagers today for shoplifting from a downtown Walgreens while an officer was outside the store responding to a separate theft 15 minutes earlier. Officers responded to a report of two men stealing products from a...
  • July 5: Chicago Scene - North Michigan Avenue Art Festival

    July 5: Chicago Scene - North Michigan Avenue Art Festival
    21st Annual Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival     July 6-8 Pioneer Court 435 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago Hours:               Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.         Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m....
  • Teen visiting from California found after going missing in Chicago

    Teen visiting from California found after going missing in Chicago
    UPDATE: Police this morning said Juliana Homer was found and reunited with her family. No other details were released. A 15-year-old girl with health problems visiting from California is missing in Chicago, police said today while asking for the public's...
  • Chess in the City

    Chess in the City
    Cecil Locke has become a summertime institution in Chicago, bringing his 150 pound folding chess table from the South side to Michigan Avenue from April through November, weather permitting.  He sets up his 26 foot invention at Michigan and Jackson,...
  • Margarine for shortening?

    Margarine for shortening?
    Q: Can you substitute margarine for shortening in a cupcake recipe? If the recipe calls for 3/4 cup of shortening, how much margarine would you use? —Judy Levin, Chicago A: Yes, you can. Just keep in mind there will likely be some texture and...
  • Driver Accused of Continuing to Casino After Hitting Cyclist

    Driver Accused of Continuing to Casino After Hitting Cyclist
    A driver is accused of continuing on to gamble at a casino after hitting a bicyclist, leaving the victim in critical condition. The collision happened around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday on E. Michigan Ave. near Wattles Rd., in Emmett Township. Police say that...
  • With G-8 and NATO ahead, Chicago says it has learned from 2003 war protest

    With G-8 and NATO ahead, Chicago says it has learned from 2003 war protest
    While Mayor Rahm Emanuel is preparing for large demonstrations at the upcoming G-8 and NATO conferences, his administration is moving to settle lawsuits that prompted a scathing judicial rebuke of the way the Chicago Police Department has treated...
  • Taking a bite out of apple slices

    Taking a bite out of apple slices
    Q: Oh, how I miss Chicago and its bakeries and so much more. My German and Polish friends used to make a large sheet pan of apple slices, somewhat like a pie, had a glaze on top and was cut in squares like a brownie. Have searched and can't find a recipe....
  • January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies

    January 24: Focus on Family - Cabin Fever Remedies
    Cabin Fever Remedies for Kids in Chicago Mom & Tot Bowling at Pinstripes Pinstripes is an upscale and sophisticated entertainment / dining facility where you can bowl or play bocce ball. There are two locations: in Northbrook and South Barrington. On...
  • History Lesson

    History Lesson
    Anyone ever tell you history is dull, tedious and irrelevant? Not us. And for some particularly fascinating and relevant insights into black history, ditch the textbooks and head to these stage shows, which explore everything from the politics in...
  • Broth vs. stock: What's the difference?

    Broth vs. stock: What's the difference?
    Q: What is the difference between chicken broth and chicken stock? Can you use either? --Tina Feigenberg, Chicago A: There's no real difference. The "Deluxe Food Lover's Companion" defines broth as "a liquid resulting from cooking vegetables, meat or...