UPPITY STUFF: CHICAGOISH Folks →
kellydeal: There’s a new Uber promotion for free ride in the ‘burbs. The promo code is CHIBurbs for a free black car ride that originates in the suburbs, good up to $40 free. If you’re new to Uber I do have a referral link that’ll give you an additional $10 for your first ride (full disclosure, I…
nevermindthebolex: Dear Tumblr friends, The fine folks that have been following me and those I follow (and well, even the folks that fall into neither category) are ladies and gents that happen to be witty, intelligent, and general purveyors of all things awesome. I submit for your approval something I hope to add to your collection of awesome artifacts and worth while endeavors. After nearly...
Of course, as Gapers Block rightly notes, Shteir predicted that Rahm Emanuel...– Chris Ziegler: Rachel Shteir, Chicago is too good for you; please leave (via jasmined)
(via theycallm3bruce) Come see my dance! Indulge me in a little self-promotion… This weekend my dance company, The Seldoms, presents a dance concert of works created and performed by the company members. In it I will be premiering a work - my first ever - which explores our different understandings of “experience” and our response to it. I’m really pleased with how the work developed and...
After 20 years, the Bob’s Newsstands chain closed and I was 35 and virtually...– Roger Ebert: Film Critic/Mensch Eulogy… | SkokieNet Community Information Network (via leahj)
District Collective Art Show
This is going to be awesome. This Friday, 4 Chicago artists will be featuring Custom Furniture, Artwork, and Home furnishings. Oh and The Tamale Spaceship with be providing the grub. There will be lots of Booze!
25 things every Chicagoan should know how to do →
staceyjoy: In which Ernest (and the rest of the RedEye staff) is right on the motherfucking money: Never get gouged for baseball tickets: I have employed this strategy for both Cubs and Sox games for years. Note that it almost never works during big rivalry games or the Crosstown Classic and you have a better chance of success during mid-week games. Wait for the game to start. Seriously. Post...
etraloss asked: hey! I am new to the windy city and a friend is visiting me in a few weeks. we like beer and comfy bars and maybe a good loud band in a smallish venue. any recommendations? (I'm also moving soon to shorten my commute to 'burbs via loop metra stations, any recommendations there?)
Social Media Marketing Internship
iknowchicago: SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING INTERNSHIP Pivotal is looking for an EXCEPTIONAL, proactive, highly motivated, go-getter to intern with us. We are only looking for professional, savvy folks who have SUPER STRONG marketing skills, big ideas, and understand that social media marketing is not about knowing how to Facebook. Seriously. We are only looking for the best. JOB DESCRIPTION The...
Convenience fees and other unexpected charges... →
chartier: I was excited about the upcoming Chicago Ventra card until I read this. A mountain of fees are on the way, including a $10-per-hour “Account Research Fee,” a $2 fee for simply calling customer support, and—my personal favorite—a $2-per-month fee on the debit card if you stop making purchases or topping off your account after 18 months. Oh, and if you want out, the CTA will charge you...
Ernest Hemingway Foundation Seeking Writer In... →
thelifeguardlibrarian: If you come write in Hemingway’s house, I will come visit you. I will also make you come with me to Tasty Dog, cause damn, those are some good hotdogs and I think Papa H would be down. This is really awesome.
CTA and Pace’s new fare system: How it will work... →
redeyechicago: This image of an article from Monday’s (March 4) edition of RedEye has been passed around by many on social media. It highlights a condensed article about overnight violence in Chicago, including a shooting in West Rogers Park and shootings in the Back of the Yards, Englewood, Gage Park and New City neighborhoods. We hear you. The online conversation that’s developing around...