Zippo Manufacturing Co. Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    How Bob Marley was sold to the suburbs

    At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder of Marley's lab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    The Die Hard franchises's five best kills -- and how you can win tickets to the marathon

    On February 13, the Harkins theater in Northfield is celebrating the release of the fifth chapter of the Die Hard franchise with a marathon of the entire film series, which gives moviegoers the opportunity to experience decades of death scenes and Bruce Willis' slowly receding hairline all in one da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Author Jeff Kass on how his Columbine theories differ from Dave Cullen's

    Local author Dave Cullen's book Columbine has received an enormous amount of media attention -- far more than another recently published tome, Columbine: A True Crime Story. And Jeff Kass, the ex-Rocky Mountain News reporter who penned the latter, has definitely noticed the discrepancy. He's not sur ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 22, 2007

    Chi Bistro

    What’s love got to do with it? Not much.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2007

    Chi One On

    Suddenly, Chi Bistro was being hailed as a restaurant featuring 'American classics with a flavor of French Indochina'—which ought to have meant Cafe du Monde and crme caramel, pho, fish heads and pigs roasted and redolent of gunpowder and Zippo lighter fuel, but didn't, of course, except for ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 24, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 24 - 30, 1998

  • Calendar

    May 15, 1997
  • Film

    December 27, 1995