Challenged to create a cocktail with celery salt, the California Clipper’s Anthony Mitchell puts it both in and on the drink—in the form of a mini Chicago-style hot dog.
The archival music on Dawn ranks with any new recording I’ve heard this year.
The all-day festival benefits Girls Rock! Chicago.
The Montreal band bring its drugged-out vibe to the Garfield Park Conservatory tonight.
Also the Oscar seat fillers, Kim Gordon, Walmart, Starbucks is done with CDs, and Iran?
Brewed with vanilla beans and Mexican cinnamon, this beer pays homage to a beloved Latin American rice pudding.
Half of the Barbara Jean Wright apartments are in the 25th Ward and half are in the 11th Ward. Welcome to Chicago.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Country bluesman Washboard Sam was reputedly Big Bill Broonzy’s half brother, and recorded with Broonzy and Memphis Slim—but the rise of postwar electric blues put an end to his popularity.
Soho House’s public pizzeria does Neapolitan pies all right—and you don’t even need a head shot.
The new record is a spaced-out R&B masterpiece.
The 36-year-old filmmaker discusses his second feature, Fish & Cat, a staggering formal achievement that’s also a veiled commentary on intergenerational strife in Iran.
“Indefinite Instinct” is this band’s first released track from Sistere, which comes out next week.
Also for-profit alternative schools, Oliver Sacks, Gary Shteyngart, the New York Times Magazine, JNCOs, igloos in Lemont, Fifty Shades of Grey, snowmegeddon, headlines, and a Sami man castrating a reindeer with his teeth?
How Rahm transferred more parking revenues to the private company that controls Chicago’s meters