The annual Maple Syrup Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at the North Park Village Nature Center.
This week’s talks, tastings, and events.
A proposed ban on children’s products using the chemical BPA resurfaces in the City Council.
Ian Svenonius of the Nation of Ulysses and the Make-Up will interview Shellac’s Steve Albini and the Dirtbombs’ Mick Collins on Tuesday, March 24, at the Logan Square Auditorium.
Fred Anderson’s 80th birthday celebration continues tonight with performances by two of jazz’s greatest bassists, Richard Davis and Henry Grimes.
The opponents to the Olympics plan an April 2 march on City Hall.
The Chicago Tribune officially and kindly asks that you lay off the geniuses at AIG who just blew up the world and their just compensation for being much smarter than you.
Fair trade chocolate and wine tasting Thursday at the Greenheart Shop.
The hearing is over, and a bankruptcy judge says she’ll decide in the next several days whether CEO Ben Eason or Atalaya Capital Management gets to run Creative Loafing Inc.
A first taste of iCream, the high-tech Wicker Park ice cream shop that’s trying to make a go of it after a disastrous short-lived opening last August.
Now that the Sears Tower is being renamed the Willis Tower, a Facebook group has formed to make sure we’re all talking about the right Willis. Hint: No “Diff’rent Strokes” reference is involved.
When Marshall Field sold the Chicago Sun-Times, Nick Shuman was the editorial writer who called him out.
Free passes here for tonight’s screening of The Great Buck Howard starring John Malkovich at Landmark.
The new Valentino documentary “The Last Emperor” addresses the clash between art and commerce.