A Q&A with David Bowie’s ex-girlfriend Ava Cherry
It was a symbolic seat for victims of gun violence. So why did the president all but ignore that issue in his speech?
Also about Blowfly, Neal Pollack, and Octarine?
In a side-by-side taste test, Meyer lemons bested regular lemons in the gin sour and pisco sour—but not the Sidecar.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local artist Ryan Duggan.
Local label Grandpa Bay celebrates the big four-oh with two new releases, Perse as Funk honors the memory of J Dilla, and more.
Anyone who endorsed the mayor—including the Trib—also needs to be held accountable.
Richard Boykin wants the feds to investigate Chicago’s “off the books” interrogation site. But his move will test the relationship between city and county governments.
Celebrate the life of Otis Clay with the original 1967 version of his classic song “That’s How It Is.”
Also Ted Cruz’s “pagan brutalism,” artists, art, the 80 books every person should read, and Jetsmarter?
The final year of Sketchbook Festival, Token 2, and other happenings in Chicago from January 11-14
Why can’t you make up a whole new self when you get bored with the old one?
Everyone hates walking on icy sidewalks, and the city is broke. So why won’t officials step up enforcement?
Why I loved Bowie enough to tattoo his lyrics on my arm, and how I’m dealing now that he’s gone.
An armed militia isn’t necessarily our friend.