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Vigilant Parrot Keeps the Streets of Oak Park Safe

There’s been a lot of talk around here about frustrated residents of a Rogers Park neighborhood where mail delivery has come to a halt because the carrier is afraid of encountering native garter snakes that like to soak up the … Continue reading

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Ladies’ restrooms

Originally posted on Restaurant-ing through history:
Public restrooms have been in the news lately because of conflict over transgender rights, but I have been wondering about them for quite a while as part of my project to understand how restaurants…

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Video: Making Hot Dogs, Port Chester, NY 1930

This footage was shot by my father in the early 1930’s when he began working for the family business. He told me that he would drive up and down the eastern seaboard visiting butchers and sausage makers both large and … Continue reading

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