Bridgeport is finally getting a bookstore. At the moment, neighborhood residents like myself have to travel to Pilsen or Hyde Park to get our fix. But a month or two from now, we’ll be able to walk into a store on Halsted stocked with some 60,000 hardcovers and paperbacks, on every subject imaginable. I can’t […]
Myopic Books 1564 N. Milwaukee 773-862-4882 myopicbookstore.com Runner-Up: Open Books
Myopic Books Runner-Up: The Book Cellar
The migration of the hipster: A Chicago history, 1898-present
This weekly event is one of the few places in Chicago to meet a guy who’s programmed his pedal board with the almost delightful snoring of his cat or a band who build their songs around whatever disquieting wheezes they can coax out of Home Depot’s finest PVC pipes.
What’s on the Agenda for Saturday, November 10, 2012
Myopic Poetry Series
Myopic Books voted best bookstore
Critic’s Choices and other notable shows: Zomes, Night Beats, Andrew W.K., the Aram Shelton Quartet, Seu Jorge & Almaz, Bob Log III, and more
The Book Table in Oak Park, Illinois voted best
Free events paired with nearby restaurants.
Critic’s Choices and other notable concerts: Algernon, Tape, Rosanne Cash, Gates of Slumber, La Roux, and more