Monthly Archives: August 2016

C is for Cocktail: Chicago Politics Inspire Original Recipes on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight

~*~ At the end of July 2016, WTTW’s Chicago Tonight blog started posting cocktail recipes—and not just any cocktail recipes. CHICAGO HISTORY cocktail recipes! 😀 What does that mean? Well, it turns out that each post in this Chicago Tonight series pairs a notable Chicago … Continue reading

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Fact and Fiction in Episode One of AMC’s “The Making of the Mob: Chicago”

So a few days ago I finally had a chance to watch the first episode of AMC’s The Making of the Mob: Chicago. Since this year’s season is set in Chicago and follows Al Capone, I figured I’d start reviewing … Continue reading

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The “New Woman” Series Strikes Again: The Flapper Bob

  Remember my friend Sarah’s series on The New Woman that I posted about earlier here and here? Well, Sarah came out with another post yesterday in this series that was too hard to pass up. If you’re wondering, it was … Continue reading

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