Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ book tour did not include a stop at a local rally for Tea Party activists but a weekend event in suburban Schaumburg did attract one Republican candidate for president.Herman Cain not only attended but won the 2011 straw poll at TeaCon.
Cases of mistaken identity can be awkward, funny—even tragic. Sean O’Casey’s play The Shadow of a Gunman plays the scenario out in all three directions. The play is being staged by the Seanachai Theatre Company at the Irish American Heritage Center.
While the sound of leaves crunching underneath may soon fill the air, one of September’s big activities has been number crunching. Chicago’s Inspector General issued a report suggesting ways the City could boost revenues and trim the fat, and Mayor Emanuel’s budget is expected in a couple of weeks.
As September draws to a close, Time Out Chicago’s Frank Sennett, NPR's David Schaper and Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times review September's headlines in the latest installment of Month in Review. And the Dueling Critics review the Seanachai Theatre Company'
The federal budget battle over the summer was not kind to U.S. markets and broader economic recovery efforts; but if there was a silver lining to the debt-ceiling debate, it was perhaps that Congress learned a lesson.
A correction has been made to this story.The Onion recently announced they want to move the editorial staff from New York to their corporate headquarters in Chicago. Perhaps the goal was to create one, big, happy satirical family--OK, maybe not the happy part!
Sporting events present opportunities for some real cheesy eating: burgers, brats and beer are all part of the festivities. Some folks even veer from standard eats and serve something whacky – maybe a Frito pie?