City’s strict limits on medical marijuana sites go up in smoke

Chicago medical marijuana dispensaries are likely coming to busy shopping areas, despite the city’s initial attempt to hide them away at the edges of the city. That means a medical marijuana dispensary could potentially open next door to a tony restaurant on Randolph Street or in River North.


Willis Clan, suburban tap-dancers to learn fate Wednesday on ‘America’s Got Talent’

The Willis Clan and a pair of tap-dancing teens — both acts with ties to Chicago — are hoping their performances Tuesday on “America’s Got Talent” will woo enough voters to secure them spots in the NBC talent show’s semi-finals.

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      Five must-haves for exuberant wedding receptions

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      Wedding receptions continue to impress guests with towering centerpieces, gourmet cuisine and elegant ballrooms. For a busy bride and groom, it can be difficult to … Read More

      Chicago French Film Festival savors a complicated cinema

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      Complexity is the je ne sais quoi of the 10 features playing through Aug. 6 at the Music Box Theatre. Read More