In Spring Grove, Illinois, which is near the Wisconsin border. Richardson Farm, which hosts it, offers a slew of other activities—a zip line, pig races, a pumpkin patch—but let’s dwell for a moment on this corn maze.
3Arts awards cash prizes to a dozen Chicago artists.
I was headed downtown on the train the other day, immersed in Solomon Burke, whose singing about lost love is so freaking great that I’d undoubtedly taken on the look of one of those miserable, iPod-listening professionals Ben Joravsky is so worried about—though I’m actually just a melancholy, iPod-listening semi-professional, and pretty happy to wallow […]
Patsy Desmond, a popular north side photographer and artist who was profiled in the Reader in 2005, died last month in Chicago.
Photos from the first Open Streets on State Street
Lyric Opera’s Tales of Hoffmann is as good as it gets.
Why buying sandblasted jeans may do more than just make you look like a douchebag.
Erik Kish of Chicago rockabilly veterans Hi Fi & the Roadburners died last Thursday after suffering head injuries in a motorcycle crash.
At New York’s Enfleurage, amazing frankincense ice cream
Someone should poll us on us.
The last few minutes of Fermilab’s famous particle collider.
For now, the second city protests are far milder than the Occupy Wall Street scene out east.
It’s a good day for black metal/crust punk hybrids.
More highlights from this weekend’s Adventures in Modern Music festival: Oval, Sun Araw, and documentarian Olivia Watt with the sights and sounds of tribal Ethiopia.
In this week’s Food & Drink: Key Ingredient sugarcane, Barn & Company, ten new restaurants