Author F. Scott Fitzgerald of "The Great Gatsby" fame is often associated with Hollywood and the West Coast because of his later career and personal life. However, he is writer with Midwestern roots, born and raised in St. Paul, Minn.

A soon-to-open new restaurant opening in late May 2011 in the North River area of Downtown Chicago is welcoming the donation of old coffee mugs to give a new use to for patrons to enjoy table talk about while also enjoying a hot beverage while helping the environment.

I've been spending my summer shadowing Times Columnist Philip Potempa, who is also my professor at Valparaiso University. During my time shadowing Professor Potempa and writing on this blog, I have discovered an enjoyment of writing film reviews. As a lover of cinema, movies have always had…

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