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The Chicago Archives of Alcohol: A self-guided tour

David Witter:

examples of Chicago’s alcohol-drenched history

Mentions the Lager Beer Riot of 1855 but focuses on bars that opened later in the 19th century and operated during the prohibition.

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Old British Faculty

HARVARD PRESIDENT AGREES TO WEAR DRESS FOR A YEAR
A fairly funny piece of fake news from the uneven wit of Borowitz. This stands out to me:
But the so-called “Tootsie deal” is receiving mixed reviews from some at Harvard, such as classics professor Croughton Davies, who today said that forcing Mr. Summers to wear a dress for a year “blurs the line between disciplinary action and fraternity hazing.”

“I’m not sure if being president of Harvard is worth a tinker’s dam if it means vamping around Harvard Yard like some sort of Ivy League tranny,” Professor Davies said. “Larry Summers wasn’t a bad-looking man, but he is one absolutely hideous woman.”