Photo: Jessika Ross In their new podcast Wokefield, comedians (and Chicago contributors) Elizabeth Gomez and Adrienne Gunn investigate how the Sweet Valley High novels — about twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield — warped their preteen brains. Here, they pick the least woke books. Power Play, 1983 Plot:Jessica fat-shames a sorority pledge. The pledge eats lettuce, loses weight, and becomes … Read more
A chance purchase at a sidewalk sale leads to a curious obsession.
The RealReal, a luxury consignment store, opened its doors on Michigan Avenue in October. If you find one of the following types of items during your pandemic-fueled closet purge, you’re in luck. They’re among the top sellers in Chicago — and so should fetch you good sums.
Lather yourself up in the aroma of an Old Style bar.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Tiege Hanley Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 9:01 a.m. CT on December 10, 2020, and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on December 17, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”). This Sweepstakes will be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all entrants agree to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and the … Read more
The Cubs co-owner and Trump ally is mulling a run for governor. In this state, that’s probably a losing battle.
Startups like DwellSocial are coordinating centralized suburban pickups from the likes of Alinea, Monteverde, and the Publican.
Featuring Datrianna Meeks
For Chicago’s 50th anniversary, we talk to the former longtime editor, 73, about putting a nude woman on the cover and reporting on Trump and Lady Di
Four of the streaming service’s recent original movies (Holidate, Midnight at the Magnolia, and The Princess Switch and its sequel) and one series (Emily in Paris) have major Chicago plot points. Though there is a tax incentive to film in Illinois, that’s not the reason, since most of those works were filmed out of state. … Read more