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An artist's rendering of the Great Chicago Fire Festival, which would take place along the city's reimagined Riverwalk Twice last winter, I heard cultural affairs commissioner Michelle Boone's pocket speech on the city's new cultural plan . Comment?
I've requested the same simple birthday cake every year since I was teenager. It's a recipe from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for a buttermilk lemon cake that my mom clipped and slightly modified. Comment?
Venerable San Diego brewery Ballast Point , founded in 1996, began distributing its beers in Chicago last week. Comment?
The week's just beginning, and it's another busy one. The obvious highlight of a stacked list of great shows is Kurt Vile, who's playing Lincoln Hall on Tue 5/14 in support of his excellent new record Wakin on a Pretty Daze . Comment?
Mudhoney is just the best. There are a load of reasons as to why this is-the group's stubborn unwillingness to go the way of much of the first-wave grunge phenomenon and front man Mark Arm's embrace of the curmudgeon lifestyle being among my very favorites. Comment?
Challenged with Tartar sauce by Scofflaw's Uby Khawaja , "I was going to go the fish route," says Annemarie Sagoi, a bartender at Big Star and the Charleston . Comment?
In our recent Food Issue , Cursive front man and recent Chicago transplant, Tim Kasher, spilled his guts about how much he appreciates a box of Velveeta Shells & Cheese. Comment?
Kevin Powers was a machine gunner in Iraq at the age of 17. He then wrote a war novel called The Yellow Birds . Comment?
I once tried to sit down at a sidewalk restaurant in Hanoi that specialized in dog meat. Comment?
Shake things up a bit this Mother's Day by going to the Music Box for a matinee showing of the 1981 camp classic Mommie Dearest , with commentary by Dick O'Day and complimentary wire hangers. Comment?
In the novel Still Alice -the source for Lookingglass Theatre's play of the same name-that's what Alice hears from her husband when she tells him she has Alzheimer's disease. Comment?
Sheyssa's outfit is like a poem: the umbrella rhymes with the shoes, and the hat with the trench coat. Comment?
Paintings. Housewares. T-shirts. Furniture. Basically, any kind of functional or nonfunctional art you're in the market for is up for grabs at the Chicago Art Girls Spring Pop-Up Shop, which takes place at Ravenswood Event Center. Comment?
One of the strangest side effects of studying a foreign language is the desire not just to immerse yourself in a new culture but to become a part of it, indistinguishable from a native speaker. Comment?
Theaster Gates is known as an artist, but he trained as an urban planner, and it's hard to separate his work from the city that inspired it. Comment?
This week the River East 21 is showing two new Bollywood releases: Go Goa Gone , a horror-comedy about zombies attacking a rave party, and Shootout at Wadala , an action film inspired by the real-life standoff between Mumbai police and gangster Manya Surve in 1982. Comment?
Joseph Epstein wrote that in an essay called "I Like a Gershwin Tune." You can find it in his 1998 collection Narcissus Leaves the Pool . Comment?
Last Friday night, 26 of Chicago's best chefs and scads of you nice, attractive people gathered at the Bridgeport Art Center for a little culinary symbiosis in the name of adventure. Comment?
The problem with the Bulls and Derrick Rose is that the Bulls don't need inspiration. Comment?
Be kind to your ATM today. The machines have been going through withdrawal lately, more than they're used to. Comment?