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A Chicago/Milwaukee metroplex faces many obstacles

Published July 19, 2012

There seems to be very little discussion about whether consolidating Chicago and Milwaukee would be a good thing. It's as if everyone has decided that big is better and now we just have to work out the details. There's an old axiom that I believe in that says "Just because you can do something doesn't necessarily mean you should do it."


Absinthe refreshes some, but leaves sanity intact

Published Feb. 21, 2009

Legendary is the allure of absinthe, and the Green Fairy cast its spell on everyone from painter Vincent van Gogh to author Oscar Wilde to composer Erik Satie and many of their 19th and early 20th century contemporaries. And we just gave it a taste test.


Napoleon, that little guy with the Louvre-sized ego

Published March 3, 2008

We planned only three major sights for today’s agenda. First, we visited the Arc de Triomphe. Next, we strolled down the Champs-Elysees. Finally, we toured the major works at the Louvre. After a quiet dinner, we’re back at the hotel by 9 p.m.

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