After years of inaction, there’s suddenly movement at almost every level of government to deal with climate change.
Today marks the first day of one of Chicago’s most popular sales, at Hejfina in WIcker Park.
Free chicken lettuce wrap at P.F. Chang’s with the purchase of one entree.
A free Stuart Dybek lecture tonight at the University of Chicago
I’ve got Norway on the brain–I’m in Bergen right now for the NattJazz Festival–so until I can post my finds from the fest, here’s a little something about Norwegian guitarist Lars Myrvoll.
A great find at the Green City Market
Chicagoans make subversive puppets, dance to house music, look for love over boardgames, lead cheers and ride their bikes in the winter in the documentary omnibus “Chicago360 v. 4: Play,” premiering tonight at the Music Box Theatre.
Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown’s pitching motion revealed, and Maria Bamford books a three-night stand at the Lakeshore Theater later this year.
Jake fights the retail slump with lower-priced in-store pop-up shops.
Neighborhood news veteran Lorraine Swanson launches a north-side Chicago news site whose roots reach back to the old Lerner chain.
Maureen Dowd’s quasi-plagiarism should be encouraged, since it’s a solid improvement over Maureen Dowd not plagiarizing.
Salon speaks sense about Michelle Obama’s perfectly reasonable love of fashion.
Citizens’ Relief performs Tsarovia! at the Hungry Brain
The Chicago Reader’s Mick Dumke will discuss Chicago’s parking meter follies on WTTW and WBEZ.
I predict the completely predictable: a swine-flu mix tape has come to pass.