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Redmoon's fire festival will move to drier land

After leaving thousands of attendees disappointed last year and earning the nickname "the fiasco on the river" when the planned burning of floating houses sputtered, the Great Chicago Fire Festival will move its act to dry land at Northerly Island this fall.

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  • Comic Kevin Nealon is still 'pumped up' about fitness

    Comic Kevin Nealon is still 'pumped up' about fitness

    On "Saturday Night Live" in the late 1980s, Hans and Franz wanted to "pump you up." These days, 61-year-old Kevin Nealon, a.k.a. Franz, is more interested in general fitness than in any desire to approach Schwarzenegger-size muscles. Even though Franz's extolling of exercise was parody, Nealon...

  • Moksha fest to bring all things yoga and more to L.A.

    Moksha fest to bring all things yoga and more to L.A.

    Next weekend, the Los Angeles Convention Center may be the mellowest place in the city when the 4th annual Moksha Festival rolls out the yoga mats in celebration of the ancient yoga philosophy.

  • Summertime, when the living is risky

    Summertime, when the living is risky

    It's summer — time to get burned by the sun, stung by a stingray, poisoned by undercooked chicken and more. So much more. There are plenty of summer-centric mishaps that send people to the emergency room or the doctor, and yet, in many instances, those trips are avoidable.

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  • 2015 summer book preview

    2015 summer book preview

    Whether you’re looking for something serious, speedy, scrumptious or star-powered for the summer, we’ve got you covered.

  • 'Downton Abbey' costume exhibit is coming to Chicago in 2016

    'Downton Abbey' costume exhibit is coming to Chicago in 2016

    An exhibit of clothes from "Downton Abbey" is coming to the Driehaus Museum in Chicago next year. You can't have a costume drama without costumes, and "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times" will feature more than 35 costumes from the beloved British television drama in time for...

  • Lawsuit against Boeing says airplane cabin air can turn toxic

    Lawsuit against Boeing says airplane cabin air can turn toxic

    Airplane cabin air can turn toxic, sickening passengers and crew, a problem that's been alleged for decades in the U.S. and around the world, says a lawsuit filed Monday against Chicago-based aircraft-maker Boeing Co.

  • Here are hundreds of Chicago artists posing for a group photo

    Here are hundreds of Chicago artists posing for a group photo

    When hundreds of artists get together for probably the largest group photo Chicago's community of makers has seen, what burst of creativity do they come up with to utter at the moment the shutter is opened?

  • Technology to make air travel less stressful in the future, study says

    Technology to make air travel less stressful in the future, study says

    Airline passengers are expected to rely more heavily in the future on smartphones and portable devices to make travel less stressful thanks to mobile check-in apps, automatic flight updates, mapping software to navigate airports and technology to locate bags.

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