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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport

Henry Ford had provided automobile travel to the masses in the 1910s with the Model T. As he set out to do the same with air travel in the 1920s, he first had to establish facilities to house and showcase what would become the first commercial airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 65: Lincoln Highway's Ideal Section

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 65: Lincoln Highway's Ideal Section

When Carl Fisher proposed the coast-to-coast Lincoln Highway in 1912, he foresaw an era when automobiles would cruise smooth thoroughfares paved in stone. It was a far cry from most roads of the time, which were little more than rutted, muddy paths, especially beyond city limits.

September 08, 2014 12:05 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 60 The U.S. 30 and 41 intersection

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 60 The U.S. 30 and 41 intersection

We are at an important crossroads. It's right here, preserved for decades and for posterity in the slogan of Schererville. And if traffic hassles are any indication, the claim has merit.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 8: Thornton Quarry

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 8: Thornton Quarry

It was a tropical paradise. The giant reef in the shallow blue sea south of the equator teemed with life. Coral, sponges and sea plants sheltered snails, clams and other critters from predatory squid.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 6: 'Party cut' pizza

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 6: 'Party cut' pizza

As those who don't know any better debate the merits of Chicago-style deep dish versus the floppy, folding pizza slices served in New York City, region pizza-eating veterans typically shake our heads and enjoy the real Chicago pizza.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The road to 'Transcendence': Sauk Village native acting alongside Depp, Freeman in new film

The road to 'Transcendence': Sauk Village native acting alongside Depp, Freeman in new film

A photo Cory Hardrict posted to his Facebook page a few weeks ago shows him standing in the street surrounded by a bevy of local children.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Grilling guide for dads

Grilling guide for dads

Don't believe the commercials and sitcoms, with their depictions of dopey, bumbling dads.

June 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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