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  1. I spent the summer of 2000 in the dive bar of multiplexesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    As far as movies went, the summer of 2000 was a season of disappointment. The big-studio flops included, but were not limited to: Battlefield Earth , Roland Emmerich's The Patriot , the Wesley Snipes actioner The Art of War , Coyote Ugly , Paul Verhoeven's Hollow Man , and a couple of flat children's features .

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  2. The debut of Uncommon Ground's Greenstar, the first organic brewery in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    Greenstar's first two beers, an India pale ale and an American pale ale. I'm 80 percent sure that's the IPA on the left.

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  3. Benefits for Zanella girls, and other food-related events in the last days of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    Several months back I wrote about the tragedy that befell the family of chef Dean Zanella, long of 312 Chicago and Rhapsody-his wife Mary died suddenly, just days after giving birth to their twin daughters.

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  4. Moscow's Volga transport Russian folk tradition into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    In next week's paper I have a preview for the super Ukrainian group Dakhabrakha, who made their local debut at last year's World Music Festival: Chicago , and return to the city for some performances at Mayne Stage on Sunday .

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  5. Detail-do you remember when newspapers thought it was important?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    As the Tribune and Sun-Times think about ways to improve their product, they might want to consider discontinuing some lines of news altogether.

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  6. Did you read about racism, Rick Perry, and Rafael Nadal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    This explanation of the racial tensions in Saint Louis County , and Ferguson in particular, which have existed for nearly a century? - Aimee Levitt That nearly 81 percent of Americans have detectable levels of BPS -the "BPA-free" plastic "which could potentially lead to metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity, asthma, birth defects or even ... (more)

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  7. Best shows to see: The Clean, Dama/LibraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    There's a whole bunch of stuff happening this evening. On top of the Clean and Dama/Libra shows detailed below, Dutch neopsych singer Jacco Gardner will be playing at the Empty Bottle with openers Bare Mutants.

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  8. Mega sketch-comedy troupe Harvard Sailing Team takes the helm, shoves offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    The Harvard Sailing Team hit it big on YouTube when YouTube was first hitting it big.

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  9. The artist behind You Are Beautiful wants you to Go For ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | Chicago Reader

    Matthew Hoffman is a big believer in the power of positive thinking. His text-based work seems to inhabit a category that could be called "affirmational art."

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  10. Reader's Agenda Mon 8/18: Barback Games, Broadway in Chicago, and the CleanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    The Fernet-Branca Barback Games promise guts, glory, music, and fun. Barbacks from all over the city assemble at Thalia Hall to compete in a series of rigorous challenges and alcohol-related obstacle courses.

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  11. Weekly Top Five: The best of Japanese horror cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Chicago Reader

    Yesterday, the University of Chicago's Doc Films screened the Japanese cult item House , an "incredibly odd Japanese horror feature [that's] like a Hello Kitty backpack stuffed with bloody human viscera," writes J.R. Jones, quite accurately and, uh, poetically.

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  12. Reader's Agenda Sun 8/17: Air & Water Show, Great American Lobster Fest, and Holmes BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Chicago Reader

    Head over to North Avenue Beach and look up. Today's the second day of the 55th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show, the largest free show of its kind in the United States.

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  13. This week's Chicagoan: Thaddeus Mazuchowski, exterminatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Chicago Reader

    "I tell people I'm a doctor, and that's what I am. If they want to get into detail, I say, 'I'm a property doctor.'

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  14. Reader's Agenda Sat 8/16: Residue Records Showcase, Chicago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Chicago Reader

    Reader 's Agenda Sat 8/16: Residue Records Showcase, Chicago Hip-Hop Day Festival, and the Black Harvest Film Festival The Residue Records Showcase is two days of hardcore punk at Township.

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  15. Decorative board-ups: A tool in the battle against the vacancy epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2012 | Chicago Reader

    The Neighborhood Foundation suggests the possibilities of the vacant corner storefront at 3525 W. Chicago with a bakery-themed decorative board-up.

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  16. Mfk offers an underground refuge in Lincoln ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2011 | Chicago Reader

    The great American food writer M.F.K. Fisher grew up with an ascetic grandmother big on boiling chickens, eating crackers soaked in hot milk, and sternly denying her family the sinful pleasures of the table.

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  17. The name is bing, dan bing. At Uptown's Aodake Asian BistroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Chicago Reader

    One more bing and it's a Thing. Last week DNAinfo profiled the couple behind Nali , a vendor at the Friday Nosh market at Riverside Plaza that traffics in jianbing , stuff-stuffed mung bean and millet crepes.

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  18. Ivy's: Building a better hot dog for the neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Chicago Reader

    When Hot Doug's was in its first bloom of world-historical fame, I often wondered why, in a city full of hot dog stands, almost no one else seemed to be following in the footsteps of the only hot dog stand with a line wrapped around its building.

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  19. Swedish trumpeter Emil Strandberg showcases his intimate lyricism on his new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Chicago Reader

    Last fall, as part of a dynamic performance by Seval, the Swedish trumpeter Emil Strandberg shared his warm, melodic improvisational style with the audience of last year's European Jazz Meets Chicago minifest, part of the annual Umbrella Music Festival that takes place at the Chicago Cultural Center.

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  20. Did you read about Ferguson coverage, Ray Rice, and Wrigley Field?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Chicago Reader

    That Buddy Cianci is again running for mayor of Providence, RI , after his previous time in office was cut short by convictions for racketeering and assault and battery? - Kerry Cardoza That the owners of the rooftop clubs outside of Wrigley are mad and suing the city to block the stadium's renovations? - Kevin Warwick That Jose Abreu and Anthony ... (more)

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