Improvements along Hyde Park avenue spur change in developer’s plans.
A new film fest comes to town; The Decemberists’ wild summer show; easy “homebaked” cookies; beauty on the go; and more for July
A history of allergies reveals some surprising facts about America’s past.
Chick lit novels rarely heat up the black market. But that’s what Girls of Riyadhdid when it débuted two years ago in Saudi Arabia.
For his first three plays, Tracy Letts, the Steppenwolf actor and writer, produced trailer-trash pulp, a creepy horror-romance, and a simple story involving average people in wrist restraints. His latest work—a sprawling family saga that premières this summer—suggests where some of that menacing energy comes from.
Features The Food Lover’s Guide to Chicago Our best attempt to catalog the city’s finest food and where to get it-from great butchers to a tiny Mexican cremería in Pilsen. As lists go, this one is not nearly comprehensive enough, but you won’t find a better place to start. A Quirk of Nature by Marcia … Read more
There are Chicago‘s 20 most desireable singles—and then there’s everyone else. The Closer trolls MySpace for least likely candidates.
In his new one-man show, comedian Kumail Nanjiani dares to get personal.
This month, Nagrant sat down with Gabino Sotelino, whose 27-year-old Lincoln Park masterpiece, Ambria (2300 N. Lincoln Park West; 773-472-5959), will serve its last meal on June 30th.
We think they’re stars in their own right: meet Chicago’s cast of singles 2007, envisioned as characters from iconic films. But there’s more to these scene-stealers than pretty faces. From a top chef to an academic star to a police officer, find out who rocks out on air guitar to Rage Against the Machine, whose childhood nickname was GQ, and who has an artichoke in her pocket (nope, it’s not a pickup line).