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  1. Moxee Restaurant on Maxwell Street has moxie-and house-brewed beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    University Village's Moxee Restaurant has included Mad Mouse Brewery since it first opened last May-and the restaurant is named for Moxee City, Washington, the "hops capital of the world"-but until recently the house beers have been brewed in collaboration with Michigan's Saugatuck Brewing up at the Saugatuck facility. In December, though, Mad Mouse finally got its license, and the shiny brewing equipment that sits behind large windows on one wall of the restaurant became more than just decoration.

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  2. Deb Mell could still see a runoff in the 33rd WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    Challenger Tim Meegan says 33rd Ward alderman Deb Mell used dirty tricks to come out ahead on Election Day. The Logan Square restaurant Ceviche may not look like a hub of political controversy, but that's just what it was on election day, according to 33rd Ward aldermanic candidate Tim Meegan , who currently stands just 13 votes away from a runoff in the ward.

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  3. Did you read about Mayor Emanuel, Amy Pascal, and Jerry Garcia's finger?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    That Quality Record Plant in Kansas recently purchased 13 new presses that were sitting in a Chicago warehouse? - Leor Galil About the extensive files the FBI kept on African-American authors , including James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, and Amiri Baraka? - Aimee Levitt That Mayor Emanuel, "scratching and clawing for his political existence," according to Politico , is launching an ad campaign to discredit his opponent, Jesus Garcia, as a do-nothing pol? - Steve Bogira That former Sony Pictures chairperson Amy Pascal can't move into her new production office because Seth Rogen, the former occupant and codirector of the film that cost her the job, smoked too much weed in it ? - Drew Hunt That Rahm is trying really hard to be more likable ? And that, meanwhile, the New York Times is so astounded that Rahm didn't win the election outright that it's started polling Chicagoans about the ... (more)

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  4. Fall for the warped, delicate folk of Eartheater's 'Homonyms'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    In 2012 Doug Kaplan and Max Allison of local noise trio Good Willsmith launched Hausu Mountain , an experimental label that's found a niche on the international scene. Just a couple months into the new year, Kaplan and Allison have already had a strong 2015-last week Hausu Mountain released the engaging, hallucinogenic Metalepsis from Eartheater, aka New York musician Alexandra Drewchin.

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  5. Let's pretend that The Lazarus Effect is a good movie . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    A thirtysomething couple, partners in work as well as life, are coming apart. They've been engaged for three years, but he keeps putting off the wedding, using their professional commitments as an excuse.

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  6. Tuna, the dog with an overbite, raises money for PAWS ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    It all began in 2010 when Courtney Dasher found a four-month-old Chiweenie with an exaggerated overbite, a lower jawline dysfunction, and a tendency to crawl on his belly because of the emotional trauma of being abandoned. She brought him home only intending to foster the pup, but that quickly changed.

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  7. Chicago doom band Indian confirms breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Chicago Reader

    On Friday, February 27, the organizers of the Psycho California weekend posted a message from Chicago doom band Indian, who'd been booked to play the festival: "Indian has come to the point where we can no longer be a band," it said in part. "We have cancelled the few shows we had coming up, including our appearance at Psycho California."

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  8. On the Scripture Netanyahu quotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to Congress Tuesday concluded with a ringing declaration ripped from Scripture-and then a standing ovation. "And before the people of Israel entered the land of Israel," said Netanyahu, "Moses gave us a message that has steeled our resolve for thousands of years.

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  9. Bongripper smoke low and slowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    On August 2, while OutKast headlined the second night of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Bongripper capped a two-day DIY bash called Gnarfest with a free set at the Illinois Centennial Monument in Logan Square. The local instrumental doom band stood at the head of the broad steps that lead to the monument, its column at their backs.

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  10. As he seeks Wilson's runoff endorsement, Mayor Rahm has the williesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Last Tuesday's mayoral election was barely over before I started hearing rumors about Governor Bruce Rauner trying to talk third-place finisher Willie Wilson into endorsing Rahm Emanuel. Call it a sign of how desperate Mayor Emanuel must be feeling as he faces the unimaginable: an April 7 runoff against Cook County commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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  11. Step inside a former Pilsen funeral home where Tan & Loose Press is keeping the 80s aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    "The plan for the summer was to get 'tan and loose,'" says Clay Hickson about the origin of his publishing project's name, Tan & Loose Press. "It started out as a joke and grew into something bigger than I had planned.

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  12. Electro-pop trio Celine Neon celebrates its fun-but-not-faking-it debut EP on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    There's party music that tries to drown out the sad stuff, and then there's the party music that brings the baggage along for the ride. Celine Neon's new self-titled EP blasts the beats, but it doesn't shy away from heavy emotions.

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  13. Recline in the warm garage-rock breeze of Cool Ghouls' 'And It Grows'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    Dear everyone, please remember to spring forward this weekend-and please remember to prepare yourself to bask in the warmth of the sun for an additional hour and change each day. We have crested winter, and in doing so we've crested the doom and gloom.

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  14. The gulf between Emanuel's and Garcia's most supportive neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    Governor Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the memorial service for Ernie Banks on January 31 at Fourth Presbyterian Church. The church's gallery has served as a polling place, and it's been the best in the city for both Rauner and Emanuel.

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  15. Catching up with writer/professor/Wrigley Field vendor Michael CzyzniekewskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    There's something comforting about a book that concentrates exclusively on doomed relationships. It makes our own romantic failures seem so much less egregious.

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  16. Stump Connolly captures a man who kissed his wife, in Chicago, running for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chicago Reader

    When Chuy Garcia forced a mayoral runoff with Rahm Emanuel, one of the first things I wondered was whether this meant Stump Connolly would stay out in the field for six weeks longer. The election issues, of course, are schools, crime, and municipal bankruptcy.

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  17. Kim Gordon: 'Nobody says, 'What's it like being a man in music?''Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    The Sonic Youth cofounder talks with the Mekons' Sally Timms about her recent divorce, her rejuvenated art career, and her new memoir, Girl in a Band . Kim Gordon at the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in April 2014; Sally Timms in a subtle homage to Renaissance painter Jan Van Eyck Thu 2/26, 7 PM Music Box Theatre 3733 N. Southport 773-871-6607 musicboxtheatre.com $18, $8 for students and teachers All ages For decades Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore seemed like the model artist couple - incontrovertibly cool, multifariously creative, and fiercely independent - but that illusion shattered in fall 2011, when they announced they were separating.

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  18. Dance Mania's finest producers DJ at Logan Arcade tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    Earlier this year Strut Records released Ghetto Madness , a collection of material from recently revived Chicago electronic label Dance Mania . Ghetto Madness is Strut's second compilation of tracks from the label that birthed ghetto house; it follows last year's Hardcore Traxx , a 24-track release spanning the years 1986 to 1997.

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  19. Guy in Your MFA tweeter gets literary attention that should rightfully go to guys in MFAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    It's kind of amazing that the Guy in Your MFA twitter feed did not exist before last fall. I mean, we live in a world where thousands of young men, many sporting beards and thick-rimmed glasses and who aspire to be the next David Foster Wallace, spend years of their lives hunched over their laptops beside full ashtrays and empty bottles of cheap whiskey just so they can hold court in seminar rooms and make pronouncements like this: In its fully mature form, this species is known as " Jonathan Franzen ."

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  20. The Point: Is the new New Republic published in Chicago?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    The epic walkout of the staff of the 100-year-old New Republic last December created a legion of bummed editors, writers, and readers-and also an opportunity. The Point , a six-year-old Chicago journal that publishes twice a year, has taken it.

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