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Cover Story: Keep the shiny side up

We take you inside the metro’s bike nights and other motorcycle events

I have a plump, purple Harley that vibrates me awake. I ride it only on special occasions and only in my dreams. But I’d like to think those are the premonitory kind, and one day I will ride that dream machine in real life (despite a lifetime of threats and warnings from my elders that a “wild child” like me should never get on a motorcycle). Until then, I remain a scavenger biker babe, waiting for my next opportunity to hop on back. Read More..

 The Sound
Finken’s dream team is ‘Live From The Loft’

Bonne Finken is talking about the process of recording her new album, “Live From the Loft.” The biggest challenge for a live album is finding a way to best capture the moment, and keep a recorded product FEELING live. Read More...

 Civic Skinny
Register’s price jumps. Boswell puts foot in mouth.

Leonard Boswell last week endorsed Desmund Adams, a state senate candidate from the western suburbs. “I see, in Desmund Adams, a bright, fresh, engaged Read More...

 Food Dude
An exaltation of hosts

While coaching Little League years ago, parents changed team names from aggressive creatures like Rams and Falcons to passive ones like Lambs and Sparrows. (Only the Cubs survived that transformation.) Read More...

 Political Mercury
Republican notion of age of political consent a joke

Just yards into the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., visitors walk into an exhibit showing our 16th president in a log cabin Read More...

 Locker Room
Kosama Warrior Mud Run

Endurance races or adventure racing have quickly become one of the most popular events in the country as competitors battle it out over a grueling course through a variety of elements including mud, water and fire. Read More...

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