Whoever says people don’t have much style in Chicago has no idea what they’re talking about. I’ve been photographing street style here for over ten years and I know better. When Chicagoans decide to bring it, they bring it with gusto, authenticity, and a very midwestern ease. That’s the kind of style that could be […]
The Dominican Republic is famous for merengue and bachata, but Yasser Tejeda prefers to focus on lesser-known varieties of Dominican roots music. He reimagines centuries-old Afro-Dominican styles, especially palo, a form of music traditionally played in the countryside that involves complex call-and-response rhythms created by drums called palos and voices. His elegantly polished compositions contain […]
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Mayor Lightfoot’s TIF “reform” does not tell you how much the scam costs.
This fall has plenty to offer from spaces big (Navy Pier) and small (Pilsen’s Baby Blue Gallery).
A civic center in River North, a concrete ribbon that split Hyde Park north from Woodlawn, and a third World’s Fair on the lakefront
With a mast composed of paintings created by children all over the world, this ship is a vessel aimed toward a more peaceful future.
Neither art nor architecture, this ball pit is completely Instagram ready.
When Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett was a teenager, one of his havens was Navy Pier. And this weekend, he’ll make himself at home onstage at Lollapalooza.
According to Cook County clerk David Orr, in the last year alone $660 million in property taxes went into tax increment financing (TIF) districts.
Rich Homie Quan concert and more goings-on 7/2-7/5.
There are a lot more questions we need answers to about Mayor Rahm than about his former police board chair.
At the Navy Pier’s speed dating event, 90 participants tried to make a love connection while trapped in a tiny gondola 150 feet in the air.
Also, it’s so cold that even the Navy Pier Ferris wheel closed.