Gild Assembly (2110 N. Damen Ave., studiogild.com/gild-assembly), a bespoke furniture and home accessories gallery, is having its grand opening Thursday, March 3. Jennie Bishop, Melissa Benham, and Kristen Ekeland of interior design firm Studio Gild have come together create this gallery, which will offer a mix of art and wares as well as serve as … Read more
If you couldn’t snag tickets to Beach House’s sold-out show Tuesday at the Vic, don’t despair: There's one more chance to catch the band before it returns to Chicago this July to (probably) headline Pitchfork. Beach House yesterday added 14 new dates to its 2016 tour, all billed as “installation” shows, with founding members Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally … Read more
The services’ popularity has been growing, especially among the young.
A year after a month-long hunger strike prevented its closure, Bronzeville’s Walter H. Dyett High School of the Arts will open this fall with a new focus and a new principal, Beulah McLoyd. Prior to this assignment, McLoyd was a principal at Michele Clark Magnet High School in the Austin neighborhood and an assistant principal … Read more
The powder’s been great, and there’s still time to score some deals.
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Young Leaders Society hosted its second annual Ignite fundraiser at Nellcôte in Chicago’s West Loop. A sold-out crowd of more than 400 young professionals and Chicagoland VIPs enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction while dancing the night away to live music by the Selner Brothers. Ignite generated a … Read more
The Five Don’t-miss picks for Wednesday, February 24, through March 1, 2016 1 American Buffalo Theater This is your last chance to catch David Mamet’s profound, profane classic marking the end of the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. Carlo Lorenzo Garcia directs a cast featuring company founder Richard Cotovsky. If you’ve yet to visit the storied black … Read more
And in the A.L. Central, “not terrible” might be all it takes to have a shot at the playoffs.
A bakery, a brewery, and more exciting openings
Jason Paskewitz (Gemini Bistro, etc.) is back, and he’s brought his glorious bouillabaisse with him. The Blanchard 1935 N. Lincoln Park West, 872- 829-3971