Does your father love you enough to return from the grave as a guardian angel made of squid parts?
One of the best local spots to surf is surrounded by a grimy industrial landscape in northwest Indiana.
In Barbarian Days, William Finnegan reflects on a lifetime of surfing.
Nineteenth-century weirdness meets Hawaiian flair in Laura Moeller and Todd Hembrook’s Ukrainian Village apartment.
Lake Michigan’s turbulent waters offer die-hard surfers a prime opportunity to shred some waves
So you’ve always wanted to kayak, swim, jet-ski, surf, or sail. Chicago water sports are for the aquatically adept as well as those who wouldn’t know a paddle from a poodle—plenty of options let you sit back, sip a cocktail, and let someone else do all the work. Canoeing and Kayaking Chicago River Canoe and […]
A deaf garbageman finds a broken surfboard on his route, repairs it, and, with the support of his girlfriend, practices until he can ride a wave. There isn’t too much more plot in this exalting 1991 movie by writer-director Takeshi Kitano (Fireworks), which is silent in spirit. Shigeru (Kurodo Maki) and Takako (Hiroko Oshima), who’s […]
Lake Michigan is one of surfing’s best-kept secrets. Really.