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For decades Chicago journalists' post-work watering hole of choice has been the Billy Goat Tavern, with its three beers on tap ($3.50 Schlitz and Billy Goat Dark and Lager) and $3.15 cheeseburgers just a dark stairway's descent from the Magnificent Mile's...
No one who met George Motz on the afternoon of April 19, 2003, as he bit into his first double cheeseburger in the subterranean Billy Goat Tavern on Hubbard Street — “It is incredible, everything I had heard it was. The taste is distinctive...
Chicago TribuneMayor Rahm Emanuel said today that a goat's head dropped off at Wrigley Field is no laughing matter, but tell that to Cubs players. "Come up with something original," scoffed Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, noting that the billy goat curse against the team...
Whenever ethnic profiling raises its ugly head, you can usually count on a great newspaper to express its outrage. Unless the head once belonged to a goat, and said head was sent to Wrigley Field in care of Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. Then the...
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
RedEyeAnthony Bourdain still isn't a fan of deep dish pizza, but he loves Chicago. "In a town where everything is great, they're most famous for something that sucks," the chef says in the Season 2 opener of "The Layover" (8 p.m. CT Nov. 19, Travel Channel;...
Through the rain the writers and readers and listeners came, hustling into the Museum of Contemporary Art a few Friday nights ago to be part of an evening billed as "Chicago Classics." It was the final event in the estimable, enlightening and, for its...
WGN NewsJon Yates To purchase a copy of the book: What's Your Problem?: Cut Through Red Tape, Challenge the System, and Get Your Money Back Signing: Tonight 6:30 p.m. Billy Goat Tavern 430 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago Jon's Tips: Resolve to fight bad...
WGN NewsRecipe Records Events: Friday, June 24 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Billy Goat Tavern Original 430 N. Michigan Ave at Lower Level Chicago (312) 222-1525 Saturday, June 25 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Potash Brothers Market 875 North State Street Chicago (888) 837-...
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CHICAGO, IL - What would you think if you saw five guys walking down the highway with a goat?! That`s exactly what folks in a handful of states saw. The group is made up of PJ Fisher, Blake Ferrell, Philip Aldrich, Kyle Townsend, Matt Gregory and Wrigley...
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Change of SubjectRonnie "Woo-Woo" Wickers, dressed in his winter-weight Cubs uniform and holding a blue ukulele showed up outisde the WGN-AM 720 showcase studio this morning when I dropped in to visit with Jonathon Brandmeier. I mentioned on the air that Wickers......
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