The Master of None breakout star and South Side native dishes about her busy year.
Kick, located in the former Sola space, focuses on keeping things fiery.
Before the city gave much thought to preserving its architectural gems, Richard Nickel devoted his life to saving them. His writings, sketches, and photos—now presented in a new book—offer a fresh view of a Chicago original.
November 7, 2015—The Women’s Board of Heartland Alliance hosted the 75th Annual Candlelight Ball at the historic Palmer House. ABC-7 Chicago’s Ron Magers emceed the evening’s program and introduced Evelyn Diaz, Heartland Alliance’s new president. Nearly 460 guests bid on auction items and danced the night away while listening to the sounds of Rhythm City. … Read more
‘Tis the season for egg nog and gingerbread houses.
“Matisse” was released on November 14, 2015 at the Eve J. Alfillé Gallery and Studio. The new series “Matisse”—full of robust colors and a heavy emphasis on reading what lies in-between the lines—was celebrated by partygoers with drinks, treats, music, and more.
Shortly before the release of the Laquan McDonald video, John Kass captured the fears of what could happen in its wake in a widely read column, "The Video That Might Rip Chicago Apart—and Why You Need to See It." It was also captured by Britt Julious, writing in Esquire today. "Where is the rioting?" I heard … Read more
The Five Don’t-miss picks for Wednesday, November 25 through December 1, 2015 1 Towkio and SaveMoney Rap The local hip-hop crew known for launching the careers of Vic Mensa and Chance the Rapper mount a post-Thanksgiving bonanza, with rising MC Towkio at the helm. 11/28 at 7. $20–$24. The Metro, 3730 N. Clark. metrochicago.com 2 … Read more
Demand for two- and three-bedroom condos is sky high in the neighborhood, and without an uptick in new construction it may be that way for some time.
In July 1980, three Chicago cops were charged with murder in the fatal beating of a mentally ill man arrested for smoking on an El train.