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The Metro: A pathway for some and a venue for all

The Metro: A pathway for some and a venue for all | The beginning and end of the yellow brick road for local and national artists and bands alike is right down Clark…

Women-owned businesses of Logan Square grow amidst sexism

Women-owned businesses of Logan Square grow amidst sexism | After Kristi Wood opened Logan Square Pilates & Core with two women partners in January, there were times when they…

Logan Square’s ‘Killer Queen’ arcade community flourishing

Logan Square’s ‘Killer Queen’ arcade community flourishing

|   “C’mon Seth!” Momentum was building behind Seth Parker and his team, Deuces by Garzon, the crowd urging them on as they fought off elimination. Parker and Co. were struggling in their quarterfinal best-of-five match, down two games to none and game three didn’t look promising.…

Edwin Carl: A childhood baseball dream continues despite health adversity

Edwin Carl: A childhood baseball dream continues despite health adversity | Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said, “There are three types of baseball…

First Look: Riding the 606 Trail

First Look: Riding the 606 Trail

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Tour Austin by Bike

Tour Austin by Bike | Join Lee Diamond on one his interesting neighborhood tours on  April 25, 2015 from 11…

The Metro: A pathway for some and a venue for all

The Metro: A pathway for some and a venue for all

| The beginning and end of the yellow brick road for local and national artists and bands alike is right down Clark Street, steps away from Wrigley Field at the Metro, a music venue with a 35-year-long legacy.  Elaine Simmons, 19, music lover and music business student at…

Punk and Purpose: an Interview with David Anthony

Punk and Purpose: an Interview with David Anthony | David Anthony, former music editor for A.V. Club and current managing editor for Chicago Ideas,…

Vice Presidential debate: Here’s what you missed

Vice Presidential debate: Here’s what you missed

| So you were too busy eating your tacos Tuesday night and forgot to watch the vice presidential debate? Maybe you did watch the debate, but were distracted by Democrat U.S. Sen.Tim Kaine smiling like the snowman in Jack Frost, that one live-action Christmas movie you…

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.…

Intense negotiations to change details of the workers’ compensation reform bill

Intense negotiations to change details of the workers’ compensation reform bill

| A week after the proposed state pension cuts failed to pick up the Republican votes needed to pass, lawmakers, unions leaders and business groups made their final push in the month-long negotiation over the workers’ compensation cuts – another divisive bill in Sen. John Cullerton’s…

Aldermen show support for those affected by Nabisco layoffs

Aldermen show support for those affected by Nabisco layoffs | Aldermen Wednesday voiced support in favor of a resolution urging Mondelez International, the maker of…