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Independent Bookstore is Alive and Well in Logan Square

Independent Bookstore is Alive and Well in Logan Square | Teresa Kirschbraun, owner of City Lit Books in Logan Square, knows her customers. She is their neighbor, after all, having…

Top 5 outfits with Leggings

Top 5 outfits with Leggings

| History repeats itself, especially in fashion. The most popular 60s clothing is back with a bang. If you are into fashion you know gorgeous, skin fitted leggings have made a resurgence. Uncomfortable skin tight jeans, which do not offer elasticity and can lead to rashes,…

Chicago Jazz Man Kahil El’Zabar Launches “OOHnow” The Culture Revolution

Chicago Jazz Man Kahil El’Zabar Launches “OOHnow” The Culture Revolution | On Dec. 16, legendary musician and native Chicagoan Kahil El’Zabar is launching OOHnow, a global culture…

Tour Austin by Bike

Tour Austin by Bike

| Join Lee Diamond on one his interesting neighborhood tours on  April 25, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Columbus Park at 500 South Central Avenue in Chicago. Lee’s tours are wonderful as the group rides through a neighborhood, stopping at architecturally notable or…

South Loop Voters Concerned about Bike Lanes

South Loop Voters Concerned about Bike Lanes | Voters in the South Loop expressed their displeasure as they headed to the polls on…

Garage to Grant Park; Twin Peaks to Play Lollapalooza 2015

Garage to Grant Park; Twin Peaks to Play Lollapalooza 2015

| The Chicago-based band Twin Peaks will be recording at, as lead-vocalist Cadien Lake James puts it, a “slightly-remote location” in preparation for the band’s highly anticipated debut at Lollapalooza 2015 this weekend. Twin Peaks will be performing at music festival being held in Grant Park…

Vinyl Collectors Flock to CHIRP Record Fair

Vinyl Collectors Flock to CHIRP Record Fair | Music and intense scuffling filled the Plumbers Hall at 1340 W. Washington Ave. in West…

Implications of Big Data Collection to Journalists

Implications of Big Data Collection to Journalists

| Data collection, especially mass data collection, has huge implications, both positive and negative, for journalists. Our society’s technological advancement has led to the mass cumulative collection of data that can serve as a great resource for journalists to gain relevant and factual statistical information. On…

Drake sails past The Beatles into history

Drake sails past The Beatles into history | Toronto rap star Drake recently bested the Beatles, according to USA Today. The 27-year-old artist…

Mayor pushes minimum wage hike, aldermen frustrated

Mayor pushes minimum wage hike, aldermen frustrated

| A City Council committee Monday debated the implications of raising Chicago’s minimum wage during a meeting, which one alderman described as the most “rushed” push to enact a law that he’s seen in all of his years in office. “I’ve never seen such a rush…

Minimum Wage and Housing Protest

Minimum Wage and Housing Protest | Housing and minimum wage activists protested in the Daley Plaza Tuesday, Oct. 7. They called…