Thursday, February 28, 2013
This weekend, and every first weekend of the month for the rest of the year, all Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders are eligible for free admission to Chicago's top museums.
Good news for all Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders. Your respective financial institutions would like to add some culture to your life. That’s why they’re offering free admission to various Chicago museums to cardholders every first full weekend of the month throughout the rest of the year. They’re kicking it off this weekend, March 2 and March 3 in honor of National Women’s History Month. Just show your bankcard and an ID to the museum admission desk for free access. The deal applies to cardholders, exclusively. Anyone without a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch card will have to pay. The following museums are participating:
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Judge Matthew Kennelly found Navahcia Edwards guilty in the 2011 "Nun on the Run" Palos Heights bank robbery—after playing dress-up with a nun mask, Sun-Times Media reports.
A federal judge modeled a nun mask to disprove the defense of a woman tied to a 2011 robbery of a TCF Bank in Palos Heights, Sun-Times Media reports. Navahcia Edwards, 25, claimed that she could not have been one of the bank robbers because one of the robbers was white—a claim her defense made based on inconclusive video evidence, according to the report. Two witnesses claim to have seen Edwards' black skin behind the eyeholes of the nun mask, but Edwards’ lawyer suggested a white person might have painted his or her face black before putting on the nun mask, the report says. Doubtful of the elaborate disguising theory, Judge Matthew Kennelly tried on the nun masks. He determined the eyeholes clearly reveal noticeable portions of the …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Cast your vote for the best bank in town.
Everyone has their favorite places in town. This is your chance to give those special places some praise. Vote for your pick and tell us why they should be named as a Readers' Choice winner. VOTE: Readers nominated the options below either in the original article or on Facebook. To cast your vote, select an option in the poll at the bottom of the article. Also make sure to tell us why you picked your favorite in the comments. Polls will remain open through Aug. 17. To vote, you must be logged in to your free Patch account. Don't have one? Click "Join" in the upper right corner. The winner will be determined by poll votes only, not reviews or comments. WRITE REVIEWS Click on the name of a business below for more information or to write a …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Palos has no shortage of local banks. Who is most deserving of a Readers' Choice prize?