One of my favorite local Flickr photographers picks a fine example of democratic, kind of bonkers suburban architecture.
Tag: Vol. 38 No. 31
Issue of Apr. 23 – 29, 2009
“Probable” swine flu at Loyola
Loyola e-mail: “The Chicago Department of Public Health has informed the University that a Loyola student has a probable, but unconfirmed, case of swine flu, and that it appears to be isolated at this time.”
Her Best Disguise Yet
The French Pastry School sends best wishes to a certain James Beard Award-nominated food writer c/o the Reader.
The probabilities of probable swine flu
What’s the difference between “probable” and confirmed swine flu? Not as much as you might think.
4/30 — Chicago Pedway walking tour
On the Trail of a Disorderly Future leads a tour of the Chicago Pedway tomorrow.
Red lobster at Target
A good high-low collab, in the jewelry department.
Good news comes in twos
Patty’s Diner gets a reprieve, and Honey 1 Barbeque rises from the flames.
The Day After
A quick look back at last night’s Buraka Som Sistema show.
From brownfield to green?
Ambitious plans are afoot to recycle 600 acres of land at the former U.S. Steel mill site along the south lakefront. Here’s a photo tour of what it looks like now.
Pandemic… got that (suspected, probable) pandemic
Delving into the richness on the Web – including actual genomic sequences – about swine flu.
Progress is never made without a cost
The Chicago Tribune says its new reader-friendly design is one reason circulation’s gone down.
Jeff Award non-Equity nominees announced
Two Rogers Park theaters lead the non-Equity Jeff nominations.
Special Soup and Bread–and TIFs–tonight
Ben Joravsky talks tough on TIFs tonight at an encore Soup and Bread.
A very fashionable hair stylist opens a new salon
Sparrow, a hair salon with connections in the local fashion scene, opens in Logan Square.