In case you haven't seen it yet, here is the... →
redeyechicago: We knew ALL DAY yesterday and we weren’t allowed to tell you. It was tough. Headliners: Eminem, Foo Fighters*, Coldplay, Muse, My Morning Jacket*, Deadmau5, A Perfect Circle, Cee Lo Green*, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & with Nas, The Cars, Ween Also on the bill (listed alphabetically): An Horse*, Arctic Monkeys*, Atmosphere*, Beats Antique, Beirut, Best Coast, Big Audio...
Illinois to start tracking bicycle dooring... →
leahj: chartier: The city of Chicago has tracked doorings—when a parked driver opens their door right in front of a cyclist—in accident reports for three years. Governor Pat Quinn has mandated that the rest of the state do it as well. Is it me, or does $500 sound low for a dooring fine? Definitely too low, but a start!
Is There a Cubs Game Today? →
gregb: Cubs fans are the worst.
So, why doesn't Chicago recycle again? On why the... →
balltillifall: The Onion AV Club has a really good article about how Chicago is embarrassingly deficient when it comes to recycling. Something I wholeheartedly agree with.
nickgerber: A few of my favorite things: T-Shirts, Chicago based companies, and Photography. Here’s a video about local t-shirt manufacturer, Threadless, who I’m sure you’ve all heard of, and the process that they go through to photograph their shirts. It’s essentially all run by a guy named Sean Dorgan. Anyway, watch the video, he does a little talking about the process of coming up with how...
Lies We Tell Ourselves About Chicago →
Celebrating the Pulitzer win in the @suntimes...
craignewman: IMG_2937.MOV Watch on Posterous Sent from miPhone Click through to watch the movie.
Don't you hate when you think your CTA card was...
theycallmebruce: No? Just me.
hey you assholes in chicago
reggaejunkiejew: groupon is doing a deal for North Coast Music Festival. it’s the 2nd year this festival is being held… last year the 3 day passes were only $45, but this year they decided they can make money off of people and bumped the price up to $95. BUT! at midnight (central time, obv) groupon is selling the 3 day passes for $45! click here for some cheap tickets.
How the federal government shutdown would affect... →
chicagobusiness: Few Chicagoans are expected to notice if the city’s largest employer takes some time off. The city that works cannot be stopped. Good to know.
Best Blogs in Chicago... →
poundslb: Refinery 29 has compiled a list of the best blogs in the city. Check out who made the cut, along with a little info on why they’re worth your bookmark.
The View From Here: New Works by Matthew Messmer
nickgerber: Hey All, Mark down May 13th in your calendars! My friend Matt, who was in Japan during the Earthquake and Tsunami, will be displaying his woodblock prints that he made while in Japan. So mark you calendars and come on out to Pilsen to support your local artists and have some wine and cheese. mattmezz: Mark your calendars! My solo show “The View From Here” featuring new woodblock...
CTA's voice man. →
silenceofthesirens: this guy lists the CTA as his client, look under the “NAR” tab for a demo. I’ve always wondered who this guy was for years. Now I know.