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Talking Pictures"The Freshman" (1925). Of all the American silent film comics, Harold Lloyd — wide eyes framed by black horn-rims — captures most vividly the exuberance of John Held, Jr.’s magazine covers, the ones depicting flappers and swells and...
Special to Tribune NewspapersAn array of vegetables, herbs, flowers and much more is hitting farm stands as the 2013 farmers market season gets underway. Although most markets will open later in May or in early June, several have already started. The market in Collum opens Wednesday,...
Jan Strube Fleming was an office manager at her family's Chicago produce business, Strube Celery and Vegetable Co., when her husband suffered a back injury and she was called on to fill in for him in sales. The plan was for her to return to clerical...
In "Sullivan's Travels," an ambitious, conscience-stricken member of Hollywood's leisure class decides he has had it with fluff. He can't stomach making another movie of zero social significance, a movie with a title like "Ants in Your Pants of 1939"...
Tags: Literature, Movies, Travel, Entertainment, Trips and Vacations
Just before 2 p.m. on April 30, 1979, the doorbell sounded at a sprawling Inverness ranch home. A 5-year-old girl opened the door to find two men with nylon stockings pulled over their faces. The men tied up the girl, two of her siblings and the...
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
Tags: Park Ridge, Hospitals and Clinics
Five people, including two children, were injured in a collision involving five vehicles Tuesday on Chicago's Northwest Side. The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street in the Portage Park neighborhood. One...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Park Ridge, Addison
For RedEye"Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?" Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring. Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
One of the first things Tricia Klebba did when she moved into her new Portage Park apartment Feb. 15 was call ComEd to put the electric bill in her name. The ComEd representative then transferred her to Peoples Gas so she could set up her gas service....
Burger review: Leadbelly 5739 W. Irving Park Road 773-283-7880 Rating: !!!! (out of 4) As I look back on all of my burger-eating adventures, one sentiment has continued to hold true: A good burger is worth the journey. So when I heard the delightfully...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel billed his soon-to-be-launched speed camera program as being about child safety and not raising cash, but a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows most Chicago voters are skeptical of the mayor's rationale and don't want the devices. The survey...
Tags: Polls, Chicago Mayor, Elections, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Tribune
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