Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

Friday Facts: Gratuates, Fish Sandwiches, Little Rascals

Friday Facts: Gratuates, Fish Sandwiches, Little Rascals

:: Number of City-Suburban Transit Authority (CSTA) buses whose digital signs read “CONGRADULATIONS GRATUATES” earlier this week: 658 :: Reason given for the spelling error, by a CSTA spokesperson: “Just having a little fun.” :: Number of hours after this statement that the CSTA copped to it being a spelling error: 3 :: Number of…

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Go There: Founder’s Day Film Festival

Go There: Founder’s Day Film Festival

Go There is a feature in which our writers tell you about tourist attractions and other places of interest around the city. Our city might never match the multicultural chic of Cannes or the spectacular scenery of Park City, Utah, but that won’t stop it from holding the tenth iteration of the Founder’s Day Film…

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Friday Facts: Leftover Cod, Pauline, Selleck-san

Friday Facts: Leftover Cod, Pauline, Selleck-san

:: The Mid-Town Lions Club has decided to carry over their popular Friday Fish Fries, normally only held on Fridays during Lent, throughout the rest of April. “Well, we’ve got all these fish still lying around, so why not?” said president Mark Pembroke. :: Thirty-five percent of the steel used in municipal construction since January…

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Save the Legacy Diner (Maybe)

Save the Legacy Diner (Maybe)

Business is decidedly not booming Friday night at the Legacy. Even in mid-January, a forlorn plastic Christmas tree droops at one end of the establishment’s chipped, unvarnished wood bar, and a faded paper Santa Claus face stares through an unwashed window out onto an empty stretch of S. Kildare Ave. In the weak glow given…

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When the Moving Pictures Came to Town

When the Moving Pictures Came to Town

In the first part of the 20th century, before making the cross-country trek to Hollywood, the motion picture industry settled briefly in our fair city. During the early years of cinema, film companies were based on the east coast, centered in New York City. However, costs began to increase exponentially, due to both organized crime…

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