Daily Archives: July 11, 2013

Artist's journey back to painting

Artist's journey back to painting
J.D. Pederson grew up in a tight-knit, poor Puerto Rican neighborhood in Chicago. “There were … Then, he became a flight attendant and spent the next six years traveling the world and exploring museums, restaurants and gay communities. “They weren't …
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Eight restaurants with amazing fried chicken

Eight restaurants with amazing fried chicken
… different nightly specials, like Monday's killer buttermilk biscuit–and–fried chicken platter, made with Goss's great-grandma's recipe. 1329 W Chicago Ave (312-666-6175). El: Blue to Chicago. Bus: 9, 56, 66. Dinner (closed Sun). Average main course …
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Chicago Muslims buck North American scholars, delay Ramadan a day

Chicago Muslims buck North American scholars, delay Ramadan a day
Still searching for a sliver of moon in the U.S. that signals the start of their holiest month, most of the Chicago area's 400,000 Muslims will begin their sacred fast Wednesday instead of Tuesday — when North American Muslim authorities declared the …
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Conspiracy theorist and activist Adam Kokesh arrested

Conspiracy theorist and activist Adam Kokesh arrested
Conspiracy theorist and activist Adam Kokesh was arrested in his Northern Virginia home Tuesday night on drug possession and weapon charges. The arrest followed a widely seen recent video in which Kokesh loaded a shotgun. Lt. Steve Elbert, a …
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Where Chefs Eat: Kushi Yama's Chen discusses background, Amarillo favorites

Where Chefs Eat: Kushi Yama's Chen discusses background, Amarillo favorites
Richard Chen. o The job: Business partner/chef at Kushi Yama Asian Tapas and Grill, 3319 W. Interstate 40, and partner at Kabuki Romanza Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, 8130 W. Interstate 40. … Chen's family moved to Chicago from Taiwan in 1976.
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