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November 18, 2013 | By Kate Bernot and RedEye
Weegee's Lounge 3659 W. Armitage Ave. 773-384-0707 Looks like: A comfy, dim neighborhood bar with hazy red lighting and fantastic black-and-white photos Sounds like: Vintage jazz and snippets of conversation Best diversions: The gritty shuffleboard table and photo booth   I came for the shuffleboard. This is an embarrassing confession, and one that I have to get off my chest early. I had fallen in love with the silly beer-soaked "sport" in another city and was dismayed by Chicago's few-and-far-between shuffleboard opportunities.
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March 20, 2012 | By Kate Bernot
Pizza review: Mama Milano Pizza Bar 1421 N. Wells St. 312-787-3710 Rating: !!! (out of four) Wells Street in Old Town has its fair share of dining institutions, from Bistrot Margot to Topo Gigio and Kamehachi.  One of the strip's newcomers, Mama Milano, also has inherited its share of culinary cred: It's owned by Joseph Tomaska, whose great-grandfather once owned multiple locations of Papa Milano around Chicago. Despite walls lined with bottles of Italian wine and the big, red tomato on the restaurant's sign, Mama Milano manages to avoid kitsch overkill.
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September 10, 2013 | By Kate Bernot, @redeyeeatdrink and RedEye
The Replacements. That's really all it should take to make you throw on an extra piece of black clothing and beeline for Riot Fest this weekend in Humboldt Park. Add to the lineup Fall Out Boy, Brand New, Pixies and every other band that your awkward self loved between 7th and 10th grade, and it's pretty much a no-brainer. Not into the punkier side of stuff? Two other fests - Crush in Old Town and Berghoff Oktoberfest - have your drinking needs covered, or you can get your art on at Lakeview East Festival of the Arts.
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November 15, 2011 | By Matt Pais and RedEye movie critic
Yes, she really asked George Clooney that. “I was like, 'Are you happy? Do you like everything you have?'” recalls Clooney's “The Descendants” co-star Shailene Woodley. “And he said, 'No one wants to hear you complain when things are going so well. But at the same time, sometimes I wish I could just go to a baseball game with my buddies and watch it in the middle of the crowd and not have to be in a special area.'” Woodley, who has been known only for ABC Family's “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,”...
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