A few shots of some tasty dishes from Tony Hu’s new Lao Hunan in Chinatown.
The Chicago Reader is accepting submissions for its annual Pure Fiction issue
130 Occupy Chicago demonstrators were arrested this past weekend.
The Chicago Humanities Festival’s fifth annual Festival Day in Hyde Park
A first look at Vera, the new West Loop Spanish wine bar chef Mark Mendez (ex-Carnivale) and his wife, Liz.
Dramatic weather outside mirrored the dramatic designs within.
People have been predicting the end of the world for a long time.
This week in Food & Drink: Key Ingredient mountain ash berries, Lao Hunan, the latest from Tony Hu
Republicans who yell ‘Class Warfare’ are just calling it like they see it.
Beverage manager Jason Baldacci (Webster’s Wine Bar, the Bluebird, Telegraph Wine Bar) offers some picks for harvest ales.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
The terrific Fifth House Ensemble combines classical music and narratives told via social media for its new project “In Transit.”
Bill Ayers opens class at Occupy Chicago, which struggles to find a home room.
Psychedelic dance music, a tip on uncynical music writing, local news and gossip, and more
An archival 35-millimeter print Pedro Costa’s 2006 art film screens Friday afternoon at Music Box.