Chicago Southport Lanes restaurant / bowling lane empties at auction

Glenview-based Winternitz Industrial Auctioneers & Appraisers have been tasked with selling everything inside and outside the company, including the front signing, in an online auction that ends today ‘hui. The most expensive transaction was the wooden entrance marquee. Auctions quickly climbed to over $ 3,100 after a handful of furious …

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Ishmael Reed gets the last laugh

“The crows are gone,” said Ishmael Reed, explaining the songbird chorus. It was a beautiful spring day in Oakland, Calif., And I had just sat down with Reed, his wife, Carla Blank, and their daughter Tennessee in the family garden. The eighty-three-year-old writer looked like “Uncle Ish,” as he calls …

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