The erstwhile food truck parks it on South Western Avenue.
Tag: Vol. 47 No. 21
Issue of Mar. 1 – 7, 2018
Are interest-rate swaps a bad bet?
During a decade of low rates, they were a major expense for the city’s cultural institutions.
‘Should I be worried about STDs from oral sex?’
Dan Savage advises a sixtysomething married man on safe sex in gay bathhouses, and more
Would far-south-siders be willing to swap the long-awaited Red Line extension for a cheaper, quicker solution?
Residents of Roseland, Pullman, and other neighborhoods south of 95th weigh in on the Electric Line conversion.
Indiana fashion student Jason Bell Jr. rocks a ‘dapper grandpa’ look
The 19-year-old entrepreneur is also a founder of the streetwear brand Urban Genius.
Keith Huff overdoes everything in Six Corners
A potentially great urban fable gets done in by excess.
Could Chicago’s Sameena Mustafa become the first Muslim woman in Congress?
The comedian and real estate broker said running against longtime incumbent Mike Quigley seemed futile—until she started talking to voters.
Harold Washington Library celebrates the Reverend Clay Evans with a free gospel concert
Harold Washington Library celebrates the Reverend Clay Evans with a free gospel concert, the Hideout’s dance-centric new Midnight Resonance series books Bergsonist, and more.
Owen Daniel-McCarter looks back on a decade of organizing in Chicago
“We live in a world that for the most part still doesn’t acknowledge that trans people exist.”
Todos Santos is a mezcaleria, hold the tequila
Quiote’s basement bar has a new name, beverage director, and cocktail list, but it remains focused on mezcal.
The Pitchfork Music Festival announces its first wave of acts for 2018
Tame Impala was the first Pitchfork performer revealed on a mural outside the Violet Hour this morning—and this post will be updated throughout the day.
Remembering a time when we didn’t totally hate Eat, Pray, Love
Sometimes it’s nice to remember what made cultural phenomena so popular in the first place.
Lauren Deutsch steps down after 21 years as executive director of the Jazz Institute of Chicago
Veteran arts administrator Heather Ireland Robinson, who worked for the JIC in the early 2000s, steps into Deutsch’s shoes on Thursday, March 1.
Blues drummer Sam Lay has made five careers’ worth of music
Sharp-dressed drummer Sam Lay has played with Dylan and Howlin’ Wolf, and in 2015 he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
If you want to see a famous mug, visit the American Toby Jug Museum in Evanston
Stephen M. Mullins has assembled nearly 8,300 vessels from more than 60 years of collecting.