The suitcase is getting smarter.
Writer and travel fiend Ryan Estrada is launching the latest “Poorcraft” graphic novel and is offering random strangers a spot in the newest book, “Poorcraft: Wish You Were Here.”
A local entrepreneur has developed a simple and elegant way to protect your privacy while using your computer.
There was once a time when Chuck Taylors came in white and one would play basketball in them.
To help assuage the pangs of guilt when radio fans stray from their favorite station, a design duo as come up with a simple solution.
Have you ever gotten bored by the look of your average deck of playing cards?
Ryan Grepper’s first campaign to promote his radical redesign of the traditional cooler failed … miserably.
On any given summer day, the lake front path is filled with people clad in high-tech workout apparel designed to make them more comfortable.
As Friday afternoon wanes, thoughts turn to meeting friends for a few well-earned drinks and conversation.
Soon, the lock and key may go the way of the typewriter.
Is there anything worse than clumps of hard butter on your breakfast toast?
College student Mark Wylie must have felt as if he were on a carousel, chasing the elusive brass ring.
A backyard water balloon fight is the stuff of childhood legend.
When Ryan Grepper set out to rethink the good, old-fashioned cooler, he figured he would need about $50,000 in seed money to get the project moving. Grepper’s idea was to marry old-fashioned cooler technology with 2014 technology.
When somebody wakes up “on the wrong side of the bed” they know one thing: That person is cranky due to poor sleep.
The Antioch Theatre will live on, after being on the brink of being closed for good.
Carole Dibo, the theater’s director of education and artistic development, said the facility ran 35-millimeter prints for as long as it could. She expected the supply of prints to dry up in January, but she said the last first-run prints were shown in early March.
Major movie chains made the switch more than a year ago. The conversion has been much more difficult for small, independent theaters such as the Wilmette Theatre.
Chicagoan Asks Kickstarter To Fund His $8 Project: ‘Graphing The Deliciousness Of A Chicken Burrito!’
Kickstarter is usually the tool artists use to fund their dream projects, asking strangers on the internet to give a little bit of cash to help their big ideas come to fruition. Individuals have used Kickstarter to fund movies, graphic novels, photography books… and now, a Chipotle burrito.
To some, youth violence in Chicago is nothing more than statistics taking up time on their nightly newscast. Carlos Javier Ortiz — in his upcoming book titled We All We Got … — hopes to show you more than a bunch of numbers. He hopes to show you the victims, families and communities plagued by violence, and he hopes you’ll see just how human they really are.