August 25, 2012–Nearly 5,500 supporters attended this year’s 28th annual American Craft Exposition, presented by The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem at Evanston & Glenbrook Hospitals. Benefitting pioneering ovarian cancer research, this three-day juried exposition of handcrafted works of art gives guests the opportunity to appreciate and purchase pieces from more than 160 master craftspeople.
Using jaywalking arrests to look at police-citizen relations downstate; why Elston doesn’t have its own bus and how the CTA decides these things; and a timelapse installation of a huge railroad bridge.
Preventing segregation is one thing; encouraging desegregation is much, much harder, and outside of school policy is historically uncommon. The future might look European, where even conservative governments have addressed the issue through housing policy.
Illinois couldn’t be bluer, so not surprisingly we were nowhere near the stage at the just concluded Republican National Convention in Tampa. Still, there were some key attendees—and a few interesting no-shows—at the GOP fest.
A higher percentage of Chicago Public Schools graduates are enrolling in college—and a high percentage are also filing for financial aid. The two things are very closely related.
The s’mores keep coming. @TWO_Chicago the shtick is cheesecake. TWO: 1132 W GRAND, 312-624-8363
I like when shareable plates are actually shareable, like the chili-citrus-cured salmon @TWO_Chicago. TWO: 1132 W GRAND, 312-624-8363
@pennypollack: Duck egg pasta @TWO_Chicago was the hit of the night and the duck skin cracklins were the hit of the dish. TWO: 1132 W GRAND, 312-624-8363
The annual Union Park electronic/hip-hop/jam band extravaganza will feature these artists you can download right now
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