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PHOTOS: Local big ten fans bleed scarlet and gray

PHOTOS: Local big ten fans bleed scarlet and gray

Die-hard Ohio State fans frequently rally at Mickey’s Bar & Patio to cheer on the Buckeyes, and despite Saturday’s less than impressive weather, dozens showed up (and out) to support the long-standing rivalry against the Michigan Wolverines. I felt like I’d traveled back in time to the north side of OSU’s campus where my girlfriends…

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Man on the street: What's the most underrated Thanksgiving Food?

Man on the street: What’s the most underrated Thanksgiving Food?

Every year, Americans look forward to Thanksgiving as a time to get together with family and consume copious calories. But while the turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy get all the attention, other delicious items are sometimes overlooked and cast aside. With that in mind, we asked some DePaul students what they think is the most…

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Whiskey + pizza = happiness in the 'hood

Whiskey + pizza = happiness in the ‘hood

The cover and topic matter of yesterday’s edition of RedEye made me happy (read: Rethinking Lincoln Park). Lincoln Park, my home ‘hood, gets either a great or a terrible rap depending on who you talk to, but I loved reading about the new improvements to our already (according to me) fantastic ‘hood because while I…

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Thanksgiving away from home. remixed.

Thanksgiving away from home. remixed.

  “Oh, there’s nooo place like hooome for the holidays!” That’s a great song, but what if you’re a student who can’t get home for Thanksgiving? Jack’s Bar and Grill and 404 Wine Bar extend their warm and welcoming establishments during the holiday for those stuck in their dorm rooms, modest apartments, or hell, just…

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PHOTOS: Pizza, pasta and paparazzi

PHOTOS: Pizza, pasta and paparazzi

Foodies, trendsetters and Chicago’s most stylish celebrated the launch of Vapiano restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park with wine, paparazzi and some of the best hand tossed pizza I’ve tasted in a long time. The cozy Italian décor is quite charming for a ‘hood eatery and the menu is reasonably priced for the most…

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I don't wanna grow up...

I don’t wanna grow up…

So I joined the workforce a few months ago (thank God, done with grad school…) and have spent this fall trying to get used to the 9 to 5 (or 8 to 6, hello American work ethic) life.  It’s very odd being grown up.  But even if some days I worry I’ll actually grow up,…

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The great pumpkin everything

The great pumpkin everything

Q4 is my favorite quarter, months-wise. In case anyone forgot, its football season (seriously, could baseball last any longer?! Actually no. It literally couldn’t. Game 7 … seriously? At least it was entertaining (sub parenthesis, well played MLB tweeters)) and come November 1 Thanksgiving’s on deck (more football!), Christmas comes creeping around the corner (still…

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REVIEW: Pass the rotisserie, please

REVIEW: Pass the rotisserie, please

  They say that comfort food heals all wounds—and looking back, I definitely could have used all of the healing that I could get. It all started when my longtime boyfriend broke up with me, and I was  not only heartbroken, but numb and fatigued from consuming little to no food—emphasis on “no.” My saving…

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TRENDS: Caffeine connoisseurs are on the rise

TRENDS: Caffeine connoisseurs are on the rise

  I take pride in being referred to as a snob.  A coffee snob that is, and if you share my love for caffeine then you know what it means when I say that all coffee is not created equally. The Noble Tree is an eclectic and cozy coffee house serving up more than your…

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