Zephyr, a beer made by Lagunitas in collaboration with Big Star and the Publican, launches in Chicago.
Stripping down the nautical look to one essential element.
Black World Cinema presents Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Chadian drama A Screaming Man.
Some of the more interesting fashion stories out there right now.
The state’s gay community is celebrating as Illinois started to issue civil union certificates today. More than 100 people lined up at the Daley Center this morning to have their relationships recognized. (Tribune) Former Mayor Daley is keeping busy, accepting a consulting role with a law firm, Katten Muchin Rosenman. (Tribune) Were gangs to blame […]
Katten Muchin Rosenman, a law firm that the city has paid more than $1.2 million for work on privatization deals and other matters since 2005, announced this morning that it’s adding a new attorney: former Mayor Richard M. Daley. The move, first reported by Crain’s, was announced in a statement on the firm’s website. “Mayor […]
The Cool Kids are finally putting out their first long-player.
A recap of last weekend’s HoZac Blackout at the Velvet Perineum in Logan Square, with photos by Rob Karlic.
The Illinois House approved plans yesterday for a casino in Chicago, while senate president John Cullerton called Gov. Quinn “irrelevant” to the current budget process. Skokie Democrat rep. Lou Lang said Mayor Emanuel’s lobbying was “key” to the gambling bill’s passage. (Tribune) While Chicagoans were enjoying a warm day off, six people were killed and […]
Provocative pieces by Dennis Byrne and Philip Hersh in the Tuesday Chicago Tribune
Thomas Roeser dies
A moment of silence, please, as we take this time to remember our rodent friends who lost their lives crossing Lake Shore Drive. Honor their memory with this soap, cast from a raccoon skull and made from goat’s milk, complete with its own concrete pedestal. $8, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, etsy.com/people/iamhome. If I had my […]
Busted for brownies in Iowa.
A local artisan is accusing Urban Outfitters of stealing her necklace design, and the Web agrees.
This week in Food & Drink: Achatz and Kokonas’s the Aviary, Key Ingredient pork cheeks, neighborhood food councils, more Fulton Market restaurants