Best Weekend Events: Spaghetti Wrestling, Outsider Art & Awkward Open MicsEvents for April 12th, 13th & 14th. Get off your butt and go see the best of what Chicago has to offer! Spaghetti wrestling, outsider art, awkward open mics and more!
Seven Displaced By South Shore FireFirefighters began fighting the fire early Sunday morning on 75th Place, between Exchange and Coles.
Cure For Boredom: December’s EventsHere are my top five events for December. Go to them. That’s the point of this article.
Best Bars Where You Can Drink Away Your Election Night PainListen, I won't be talking about bars that will keep you up-to-date with the poll statistics as you slowly sip on a glass of pinot WHO-THE-HECK-CARES (a nice vintage wine). The bars below are bars you can go to and drink so much you'll forget that there are elections or, heck, even presidents. If you were looking for a place you could talk politics with the other patrons, then leave now. This is not the article for you. If you feel like you need a place to hide, then I know a few spots for you...
Best Bars For New BandsAll bands have to have their first show somewhere. That venue will probably be a living room, a basement, or a “co-operative event space/art incubator/creativity collective,” which is really just to say some industrial-sized living room. And these venues are fine and dandy and a lot of fun! But should you tire of playing The Spork Fort and Loveship Factory, there are real-life, honest to God licensed venues out there...
Best Logan Square Bars: I’m Right (You’re Wrong)Logan Square is host to many hip bars... these are not necessarily them. These are the bars where you'll feel most comfortable. The bars where you can get a beer, without feeling like everyone in the place is cooler than you. These are good bars.