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Pop culture pop-ups pop up: New nightlife trend evokes the familiar

Pop culture pop-ups pop up: New nightlife trend evokes the familiar

April 16, 2018

Derek Berry created a Facebook event page in February 2016 simply to pull together some ideas. He had only loosely discussed his latest idea—a pop-up diner and bar inspired by the hit TV show “S...

Chicago population decrease may reflect lack of jobs, crime, housing

Chicago population decrease may reflect lack of jobs, crime, housing

April 15, 2018

Chicago is shrinking and splitting into a city of "haves" and have nots" as its wealthiest citizens benefit from the changing population and other coincidental economic conditions, according to recent d...

Colleges contend with social media

February 3, 2014

After pictures of a “black-themed” Martin Luther King, Jr. Day party thrown by an Arizona State University fraternity surfaced on Instagram, university administrators announced the frat would permanently lose its charter because of its inappropriate behavior, according to a Jan. 24 statement from ASU.Although the party was hosted in an off-campus apartment unaffiliated with the university and unendorsed by the fratern...

Haunted inn, mixed results

By Drew Hunt

February 1, 2012

In Ti West’s latest film “The Innkeepers,” slackers-cum-ghost hunters Claire and Luke (Sarah Paxton and Pat Healy) spend their last weekend of employment in a going-out-of-business hotel making a last-ditch attempt to contact its ghoulish inhabitant. This pseudo haunted house film is something of a companion piece to West’s ’80s throwback, “The House of the Devil,” boasting a similarly idiosyncratic take on genre...

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