Part of “The Bike Show,” on display at Flourish Studios
Tag: Vol. 39 No. 31
Issue of Apr. 22 – 28, 2010
Peter Margasak at the Shrine Tonight; DJ Premier in June
Peter Margasak DJs at the Shrine, putting him in league with DJ Premier.
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
A Tequila Corralejo dinner, Rock Bottom’s Rockfest, a historic pub crawl in Hegewisch, and more.
Sample Sales Galore and Other Shopping and Fashion Events
Oh-so-many sample sales, plus a benefit fashion show, a gathering of vintage vendors, and more.
Through 5/2 — Free Einstein’s Bagel and Schmear
Free bagels-for-Facebook fandom at Einstein Bros. Bagels.
Alexi Giannoulias: He’s Just Like Us
That’s the theme of his new ad (via Steve Rhodes). But unlike Rhodes, I think he’s right.
Malachy McCourt and Gretchen Cryer Join Benefit Bill
Malachy McCourt and Gretchen Cryer will perform at a benefit for stricken producer Michael Cullen.
Morning Art: Linda Robinson Gordon
Part of “Remains,” on display at Arc Gallery
Crazy Dreams Band Blows Into Chicago
Former Chicagoan Lexie Macchi (of the Lexie Mountain Boys) brings the howling psychedelia of her Crazy Dreams Band to the Empty Bottle.
Hey, You Forgot Your Pants
Tights are not pants.
Dinner & a Show: Tuesday 4/27
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Chicago Street Food: We Keep Baking Till We Get Cake
The mission to make street food legal (and practical) in Chicago is a years-long one.
Morning Art: Gao Lei
Part of “From Gaza to Beijing,” on display at Walsh Gallery
“Buildings We’ve Grown to Love”
Now that’s a good idea for a blog series. I’d never noticed the birdhouse topping off the outside stairway to Harry Weese’s River Cottages, but it’s fantastic. And no matter what you think, there’s much less attractive aquatic-themed condo living to be found in the city:
It’s not “eco-conscious” if you want to immediately throw it away.