Peter Margasak, Reader music critic Swedish Azz’s Azz Appeal: Swedish saxophonist Mats Gustafsson leads an excellent quintet through sincere but freewheeling interpretations of tunes from his homeland’s golden era of […]
This year there are more farmers’ markets to choose from than ever, from Green City Market and the large city-sponsored one in Federal Plaza to markets in so-called food deserts […]
The year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader
Hey all you cocktail-loving, pizza-eating, cruise-taking canines: Here are five events to which you’re more than welcome to bring your well-behaved human. Sip & Give dog-friendly cocktail party A dog-friendly […]
Hundreds of the city’s restaurants and bars set up outdoor dining catering to customers starved for summer. We’ve selected 25 notable spots, including some newcomers; for complete alfresco listings search […]
Dan takes on questions about dealing something no one can help.
Every modern war has its iconic photographs—the ones that get seared into memory and reproduced in history books. Matthew Brady’s picture of the Confederate dead at Antietam. Joe Rosenthal’s view […]
As “the seventh member” of Monty Python, Neil Innes helped write “The Philosopher’s Song” (“Immanuel Kant was a real pissant / Who was very rarely stable”), did the whistling for […]