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Must-Hit NY Beercation Breweries

Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.

12/13/2013

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Jon Stewart Responds To Mayor Emanuel’s Response To Jon Stewart’s Rant Against Chicago Pizza (Is This Getting Out Of Hand?)

A rant about pizza was all it took to seemingly split the country in two — or so some jokes would have you believe.Jon Stewart, apparently not one to let others beat a joke into the ground, had a response for Mayor Emanuel’s gift of Chicago pizza on his Twitter account last night…

11/15/2013

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Jon Stewart, How Could You? ‘The Daily Show’ Insults Chicago Pizza

John Stewart, angered by Chicago’s response to the decision to declare One World Trade Center the tallest building in the U.S. over Willis Tower, said some unsavory things about Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza.

11/14/2013

A screen grab from a YouTube video purportedly shows a Chicago man (dark hair, smiling) getting a hug after he buys paintings by Banksy. (YouTube)

Did Chicagoan Strike Banksy Gold At Pop-Up Art Sale?

A local man is apparently sitting on some valuable pieces of art after picking up four canvases — cheaply — by the famous street artist.

10/14/2013

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013

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Best Places To Visit On Your Guys’ Only Road Trip

A road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys’ only road trip.

09/03/2013

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Supt. McCarthy Responds To Criticism Of Chicago Police Tactics

Chicago’s top cop seems to bristle at former New York Governor Pataki’s suggestion that Chicago’s Police tactics deserve more attention than New York, where a “stop and frisk” procedure’s been struck down, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

08/13/2013

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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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Melo, Knicks Get Rival Celtics In 1st Round

The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.

04/17/2013

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New York’s Best Bagels… In Chicago

As a self-proclaimed bagel aficionado and carboholic, I’ve tried many bagels in Chicago, searching for the most authentic New York-style bagel/deli. New York Bagel & Bialy on Chicago’s north side is the best of the best. Low prices, fast service and fresh, boiled bagels are among the many reasons this gem is packed with locals and bagel lovers every weekend morning. To help convince you, here are my top 5 reasons why you should put it on your must-try list!

04/01/2013

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McCarthy Endorses ‘Broken Windows’ Approach For Some Offenses

Chicago should adopt a New York-style, zero-tolerance approach to criminal offenses such as drinking and urinating in public and illegal gambling, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says.

03/11/2013

Chicago police display some of the more than 300 guns seized in the city in the first two weeks of 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Murder Number Triple New York City In January

Chicago, which has about a third of the population of New York City, recorded three times more homicides than the Big Apple in the month of January.

02/01/2013

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NYC’s Most Romantic Winter Getaways

Impress your date this Valentine’s Day with a weekend away or a staycation in New York City. From fine dining to late checkouts, you’ll be sure to enjoy a romantic getaway with the one you love.

01/02/2013

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Celebrity Neighbors: Experts Weigh In On How It Affects Property Values

Will having a celebrity neighbor help or hurt your home’s value?

11/21/2012

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Amtrak Restores Some Trains Between Chicago, East Coast

Amtrak continues to make strides toward restoring full service linking Chicago and the East Coast, but a spokesman said it is being done incrementally.

11/02/2012

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Amtrak Working To Restore Service To East Coast

Amtrak is working to restore service between Chicago and its terminals in Washington and New York.

WBBM Newsradio–10/31/2012

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American Airlines Grappling With Series Of Loose Seats On Flights

On at least three recent American Airlines flights, seats became detached from the floor, and some passengers say they were thrown into the laps of other travelers.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

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Search Resumes Tomorrow For Missing Northwestern Student

A desperate search is underway for a missing student at Northwestern University.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

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Chicago Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 Attacks

A number of remembrances of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were held Tuesday morning in the Chicago area.

WBBM Newsradio–09/11/2012

Denver police and an FBI agent escort Marcus Covington off a JetBlue flight from New York to L.A., after Covington allegedly fondled a pregnant woman, and refused a flight attendant's request to stay seated. (Photo courtesy: Yoram Kohanzadeh)

Chicago Man Accused Of Groping Pregnant Woman On JetBlue Flight

A Chicago man was facing federal charges on Tuesday, after allegedly groping a pregnant woman, spitting on police, and threatening a flight attendant on board a JetBlue flight from New York to Los Angeles.

08/21/2012

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