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I'm a Journalism major at Columbia College Chicago and an aspiring author. I have a love for exploring and I don't think I'll ever run out of places to explore in the city.
27th Annual Polish Film Festival Brings Together Polish Americans

27th Annual Polish Film Festival Brings Together Polish Americans

Karolina Bielawska, the filmmaker of the documentary “Call Me Marianna,” showcased her film in the annual Polish Film Festival that took place last month in Chicago.  The film is about Marianna, a transgender woman who sues her parents to obtain a sex reassignment and spotlights the sacrifices a transgender person has to make to be his or […]

People Still Driving In to Cascade

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People Still Driving In to Cascade

Movie lovers might think drive-in theaters are a thing of the past, but the Cascade Drive-In, which is on Chicago’s West Side, is still drawing crowds.  The Cascade Drive-in, the largest drive-in theater in Illinois, opened in 1961.  Jeff Kohlberg and his family took over the business in 1989 from the previous owner who retired. Kohlberg has […]

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Some Object to the Comedy of “Chi-Raq”

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Some Object to the Comedy of “Chi-Raq”

The recently released movie “Chi-Raq,” directed by Spike Lee, has caused an uproar among some Chicagoans who say it will offer an unrealistic depiction of the city.  “I lived in an impoverished part of the city when I was a child and it’s not beautiful or easy to look at,” said Chicago resident Jocelyn Gutierrez. Gutierrez, who […]

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