Kim, Hammel, Logan Square Kitchen Team Up For... →
tomatoallergy: This weekend only Bill Kim of Belly Shack and Urban Belly and Jason Hammel of Nightwood and Lula Café (in partnership with Intelligentsia) will be let loose in the Logan Square Kitchen space to create their version of a “pop-up” restaurant (a temporary eating place set up in the site of another business). Chai sno-cones? Elotes? Bacon doughnuts? Count me in. (via surawesome)
Email Warns Gang Members are Targeting Chicago... →
We Chicagoans will endure anything if it involves dining outdoors. Direct views...– Worst al fresco in Chicago - chicagotribune.com
The Capitol Fax Blog: The Great Chicago Train... →
“The city that works” doesn’t. It’s an old cliche, but it certainly applies. The middle class is being squeezed hard by high taxes and fees and service that gets worse every day, not better. Expensive parking meters are springing up all over the city where meters have never been. It’s never cost more to take a bus or a train, yet the service has never been worse. Billions are spent on downtown,...
A river's reckoning →
absurdlakefront: britticisms: 29 - Average fecal-colony forming units per 100 milliliters of water discharged in 2008 at Milwaukee’s Jones Island facility 12,279 - Average at Chicago’s North Side treatment plant that same year 170,000 - Daily spikes at the Chicago plant can reach this level This is a must-read article for anyone who lives in the Great Lakes region. There is so much to get...
A Conversation At The Logan Square Blue Line Stop
Little girl: Daddy, can I have another book?
Dad: The answer to that question will always be yes.
I walk around Chicago, and look up at buildings of variety and charm. I walk...– Roger Ebert on Chicago’s architecture
For Sale: (2) Lollapalooza 3 Day Passes
zackgilbert: I have two 3 Day passes for Lollapalooza (August 6th-8th), but it doesn’t look like I’m going to be going. I paid $175 each, so that’s all I’d ask for them (3 Day passes now cost $215, so you’re saving $30 each). If you’re interested, let me know and we can work out the details. zackgilbert at gmail
Book Bike Might Get Shut Down →
balltillifall: Apparently it’s illegal to give away books to people. Save the Book Bike!
Law Grads to Publish Anthology of Law... →
The Law Review seeks clever doodles, witty short stories, and “misc.” about law school life CHICAGO, IL — Chicago law school graduates Lauri Apple (Cardozo, ‘07) and Jajah Wu (U. of Chicago, ‘10) seek submissions of drawings, essays, poems, short stories, and other expressions of creativity made by law school students and grads for publication in The Law Review: an upcoming anthology to be...
: Lebron recieves mysterious package. →
As soon as the clock struck 12:01AM midnight EST on Thursday 7.1.10 the 2010 NBA offseason free agency frenzy began. According to the NY Daily News, a black limo showed up at the palace of King James and dropped off a mysterious package. What was in this package? Who was it from? Click through to read the rest. Damned gutsy recruitment idea.
"Coarse Glimpse Of Truth" exhibition at rotofugi...
itsamazing: Starting 7.17.10 until 8.8.10, famed Chicago designer toystore and gallery rotofugi will be hosting a exhibition by Coarse. Coarse was started in 2003 and consists of German artists Mark Landwehr and Sven Waschk. The work that will be exhibited consists of photography, prints and sculpted objects. Their sculptures which range from small to life size, seen above, are made...