March 24, 2016—Chicago Home + Garden hosted the seventh annual Chairs for Charity event at Casa Spazio. Vintage chairs were reimagined by 15 of Chicago’s leading designers and featured in a silent auction, with proceeds benefiting Designs for Dignity. The event was sponsored by Fifth Third Bank and guests enjoyed wine provided by 90+ Cellars … Read more
What Tyshawn Lee’s murder says about Chicago’s gun epidemic, Pilsen’s hardcore band returns home, and will we ever get a state budget?
They’re probably the best team in baseball but still have less than a 20 percent chance of winning the World Series. No one ever said baseball was fair.
Clearly the delays in the opening of Chicago’s first cider bar did nothing to kill the buzz.
Monday, March 28 Get buff like a beermaker at the Brewers Workout, a class put on by Goose Island and the West Loop Athletic Club (1380 W. Randolph St.). You’ll use kegs, barrels, and more to build strength before getting refreshments. The free sweatfest starts at 6 p.m.—sign up here. In case you were too … Read more
Unless you’re looking for straight-up coffee.
People are moving out, but that’s not the whole story—or even the main reason.
Last week’s defeat of state’s attorney Anita Alvarez in the Democratic primary was a big win for Chicago's activist community, but the #ByeAnita effort would be the last Chicago campaign for organizer Mariame Kaba. The day after the election she announced she would soon be moving to New York City, where she grew up. Kaba … Read more
Plus: More sneak previews of Chairs from Charity
A Mott50 pop-up, Black Tux opens in the Tie Bar, a trunk show at Chalk, a sale at Kate Spade, and more