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Urban spelunking: Hotel Wisconsin

Published Nov. 15, 2016

Hotel Wisconsin, 720 N. Old World Third St., is a survivor. While Downtown once brimmed with hotels of all stripes - from swanky to rundown, from residential to aimed at visitors - very few of them survive from the early part of the 20th century. This one does.

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Daddy-daughter holiday travel is a treasured gift

Published Jan. 4, 2014

Every once in a while I fear our younger child gets a raw deal. Our eldest had our undivided attention for a few years. And I mean undivided. But our younger child has grown up in a more hectic household where things are a bit more complicated. Hoping to give her some of the focus that her brother got, I booked us a daddy-daughter weekend in Chicago.