Chicago, for all its huffing and puffing about being a “global” city, has long lacked contact with the good denizens of the Himalayas and their tasty cuisine. Nepal House aims to change that, currying flavor one meal at a time.
by Amelia Dmowska •
As Chicago holds its first-ever “Jane’s Walk,” the South Loop opens itself up.
by Stephen Urchick •
Solo Saturdays convenes at The Venue, a smallish auditorium space at 16th and Dearborn.
by John Gamino •
“There are no heroes,” Stephen Reginald warned. “People aren’t entirely good or bad.”
by Bea Malsky •
Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago sits almost uncomfortably on the corner of Michigan and Cullerton, its great neo-Gothic mass of soaring arches and stone buttresses spliced into the South Loop’s unassuming landscape of sensibly sleek urban shops and apartments with…
by Lucas Loots •
I went to the opening night of the Will to Power Art Exhibition at the Bridgeport Art Center on October 5th in an attempt to grasp this scheme of an ongoing citywide art hunt, the object of which is to discover the collaboratively made Exquisite Corpse.
by Samantha Jones •
After six months of unexpected delays, Karmela Café has finally opened her doors to the residents of the South Loop. While the backup, due to an owner who abandoned the eatery, may have had some people questioning the quality of this dainty little creperie and pastry shop, the throngs of people who braved a Chicago storm for a free sample of banana chocolate chip loaf prove otherwise.
by Alexa Daugherty •
If not for the Chicago Clean Indoor Air Ordinance, the Jazz Showcase would have been dark and smoky. Even so, it was dim enough inside for a memorial service— more specifically, a memorial show honoring the late, great jazz saxophonist…