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 By Pat Butler

If there's any place in Chicago that's been all things to all men, it has to be the corner of the city that is occupied by Edgewater and Uptown. Babe Ruth and Mahatma Gandhi found a place of refuge at the Edgewater Beach Hotel,
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 Hidden History of Ravenswood and Lakeview
by Pat Butler

It's easy to get caught up in the hidden history of Ravenswood and Lake View, like the Harm's Park picnic that lasted fifty-four years or the political gimmickry of the "Cowboy Mayor" of Chicago.
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By Daniel R. Roffe
On 11/22/63, Dan Roffe was an engineering student at Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia. Two days later at 5 a.m. in the morning, he was in front of The White House,shocked and impelled to "bear witness" to the killing of John F. Kennedy. Buy the Book


Speculation ran rampant within the family as to whether or not my grandfather, Richard Feeney, had been a member of the Irish Republication Brotherhood, prior to immigrating to the United States in 1908. Throw in some alleged gunrunning activity for Clan na Gael, the IRB's American counterpart, Buy Book Here, Buy e-Book Here


ClanDonnell: A Storied History of Ireland is a non-fiction, epic tale of Celtic Ireland’s McDonnell clan and their descendants through the 20th century. The clan’s history is intertwined with the history of Ireland (and, to a lesser extent, Scotland and the Hebrides Islands) and thus is far broader than a history of a single clan. The book is a series of crisply written, and often witty, stories about fascinating people and places within Ireland. Buy Book Here!

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