Upcoming events and recommendations for the next seven days
What our listings coordinator is musing about this week
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Daniel Williams.
The 95-year-old bar matron has passed, but Stanley’s will go on.
Record Store Day doesn’t usually include thrift and vintage shops, but they’re among the best places to find vinyl that nobody’s even thought of reissuing yet.
A Pritzker-backed machine operator, a rogue three-time candidate, a U of C darling, and lots of idealistic novices compete in a ward known for corruption.
Playwright Ricardo Gamboa and the cast have created interesting, flawed human beings.
In the Yard will let south- and west-siders share their work in their own community.
At Back of the Yards Coffee Co., entrepreneurs serve the neighborhood where they grew up.
The push for a small answer to a massive problem
The Back of the Yards brewery is making very approachable beer.
Looking to blame someone or something for the failures of his reign, Mayor Rahm discovers “mental health crises” four years after he closed mental health clinics in low-income, high-crime neighborhoods.
Refugees such as my father have contributed to the vibrant mix that’s made Chicago a fascinating place.
Fighting to stay in the City Council, Alderman Toni Foulkes tells voters that she is, in fact, African-American.
Open House Chicago is a great chance to go inside buildings—and a great excuse to go inside nearby restaurants.