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Sat, 04/04/2015
 People are obsessed with last words, possibly because they seem to epitomize a person’s entire life. We often wonder: what will I say in my final moments? All we can do is hope that our last utterances will be inspired and memorable. Mark Twain once wrote that we should not leave our final words to our final moments. Instead, we should...
Thu, 06/07/2012
 Whether you don't bike, have a dusty bike, or your bike gets you everywhere, here are few fresh two-wheeled suggestions for enjoying Chicago and the Midwest. Even the city's most expert bicyclist doesn't have the 2012 Chicago bicycle map. Request one here and they’ll be sent out after June 15. The online version of the map is decent and...
Fri, 04/20/2012
The sigh came more from bewilderment than anything else. Before Jonathan Toews set out to explain the Blackhawks' 3-2 overtime loss to the Coyotes in Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday night, the captain let out a big breath...
Thu, 04/19/2012
As Gordon Beckham's grounder skipped through the left side of the infield and into left field Wednesday night, a large majority of a crowd of 13,818 voiced their approval. But that cheer paled in comparison to the positive reaction after Adam Dunn hit an opposite-field, three-run double later that reinforced manager Robin Ventura's theme of...
Thu, 04/19/2012
As Gordon Beckham's grounder skipped through the left side of the infield and into left field Wednesday night, a large majority of a crowd of 13,818 voiced their approval. But that cheer paled in comparison to the positive reaction after Adam Dunn hit an opposite-field, three-run double later that reinforced manager Robin Ventura's theme of...