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After a fitful spring, hundreds of the city's restaurants are offering outdoor dining while they can. Comment?
Prickly pear cactus grows so quickly and is so difficult to get rid of that it's often considered a pest plant. Comment?
The letter , signed by 52 news organizations, protesting the Department of Justice's secret subpoena of Associated Press telephone records? - Tony Adler David Simon explaining why he doesn't tweet ? - Tal Rosenberg About the New Criterion theater columnist who smashed a fellow audience member's cell phone when she wouldn't stop using it during a ... (more) Comment?
Anytime Baltimore's Roomrunner drops a track, Nirvana's name rears its head; it happens so frequently it might lead you to believe Kurt Cobain rose from the dead to front the sludge-punk outfit. Comment?
Guess what, guys? A single female traveler's choice of airport reading material can indicate whether she's interested in hooking up with you! It turns out The Great Gatsby is as clear an indicator of sexual availability as a female baboon's red ass. Comment?
Local punk blowout Riot Fest has steadily grown since it began as a two-day affair at the Congress Theater back in 2005, but it kicked things up a notch last year when it moved into Humboldt Park and transformed into a multistage outdoor carnival, Ferris wheel included . Comment?
When did people start saying "porn" as shorthand for pornography? It sounds like a product of the home video era, when pornographic movies became easier to come by: a flat, workaday term for an increasingly familiar commodity. Comment?
Fall Out Boy's new album, Save Rock and Roll , "wrangles together all sorts of elements into a cohesive, polished, hook-filled whole, including brostep , sample-based rap , and the kind of new-wave folk-pop that's made the Lumineers a hit ," writes Leor Galil in Soundboard . Comment?
Fifth House Ensemble in Austin Town Hall Park The community-based chamber music ensemble presents a narrative concert about a secretary whose work piles up as she's sucked into a consumerist nightmare on the Internet. Comment?
On Tuesday I blogged about my difficulties in getting the Tribune to stop delivering its advertising throwaway, Red Plum/Local Values , to my house. Comment?
It'd be easy to hate on the American Beer Classic for featuring Shock Top and Blue Moon . Comment?
I smiled when I heard Led Zeppelin's "Moby Dick" blast through the speakers while I watched nautically inspired crochet work come down the runway at this year's School of the Art Institute spring student fashion show, the Walk . Comment?
After I watched the second-season premiere of AMC's Small Town Security , I had a weird conversation with my mom. 1 comment
If your only knowledge of Chicago was based on the contrasting attitudes of white and black voters toward Mayor Emanuel's educational policies, you'd think that this was a highly segregated, deeply divided city with two distinct ways of viewing the same thing. Comment?
In 1986 Sugar Ray Dinke released one of Chicago's first homegrown hip-hop songs: " Cabrini Green Rap ." The tune's hard-hitting house-influenced beat is a nice riff on the sound Run-D.M.C. rode to popularity-the electronic drums, big crunchy guitar samples, and all-though it doesn't quite evoke the grim reality of the housing projects that provided ... (more) Comment?
Movies that deal with incest are often couched in melodrama, dealing with hidden transgressions and shattered family roles. Comment?
Not to be confused with American Craft Beer Week -which started Monday and is actually confined to a single week- Chicago Craft Beer Week begins Thursday and continues for a week and a half. Comment?
This year's stubborn winter may finally have given up the ghost, but that doesn't mean icy, brooding tunes have to go with it. Comment?
When my book group met a couple of weeks ago, we decided to take on John le CarrA 's latest, A Delicate Truth -and for purposes of comparison, because his latest has received mixed reviews, the book that made him famous, 1964's The Spy Who Came in From the Cold . Comment?
The Bodies of Work Festival has a specific message about what disability means "personally, politically, and aesthetically." The 11-day, multivenue event , which celebrates the work of artists with disabilities, kicks off tonight at Chicago Cultural Center with an opening celebration and panel discussion. Comment?