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  • North Branch Projects closes; other Chicago bookbinding locations
    North Branch Projects closes; other Chicago bookbinding locations
    The first article published in this Chicago DIY series was about the North Branch Projects workshop, a bookbinding workshop in Albany Park that sold handmade books of high quality and offered workshops and classes that taught the art of crafting...
  • Lollapalooza 2014 in Grant Park in Chicago Review
    Lollapalooza 2014 in Grant Park in Chicago Review
    Lollapalooza celebrated its 10th year in Grant Park, with a record-tying three-day attendance of 300,000. The festival itself traces its origins to 1991, when it presented an alternative to mainstream rock. Five of the six headliners had played...
  • Picture of German Christmas Market in Chicago
    German Christmas Market opens in Downtown Chicago for 2014 holiday season
    The festive German Christmas Market returns to Chicago to light up the holiday season with the atmosphere of a European holiday village from Nov. 21-Dec. 24, 2014. The magical Christkindlemarket, which recreates the popular market in Nurnemberg,...
  • Small Business Saturday: Six indie stores in Chicago you should check out
    Small Business Saturday: Six indie stores in Chicago you should check out
    While you might have plans to head to a mall for Black Friday, consider changing your plans a bit and support small businesses in Chicago on Small Business Saturday. Held Nov. 29, 2014, the annual event is a way for shoppers to do their holiday...
  • Muriel Anderson
    Turkey on YourTable, but not on the Stages
    Got relatives in town for the holiday? Take them to a concert.Monday, November 24.Muriel Anderson, who is in town dfor her annual hometown concert, among other things, will appear on the WGN TV Noon News, at about 12:50 PM. Channel 9 in Chicago,...
  • LongHorn Steakhouse dessert
    LongHorn Steakhouse donates non-perishable items to local charities
    Recently, guests at Chicago area LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants were given the opportunity to donate non-perishable items to charities. For their donation, guests received a free dessert for their party. The donated items were donated to local...
  • God bless us, every one!
    God bless us, every one!
    Brace yourselves, Chicagoans. Ebenezer Scrooge will be in Chicago next month.Namely, an annual Christmas play, “The Conversion of Scrooge”, is returning for another season. Marketed as “The Holiday Favorite with a Catholic Twist!...
  • Coywolf seen on Ohio Street Beach, Chicago
    Coywolf sighted in Chicago
    A Chicago woman, Miliani DeAira, had a terrifying encounter November 19th with the elusive coywolf. The coywolf, also called the Eastern Coyote, is a coyote and wolf hybrid and has not previously been reported in Chicago or suburbs. It is not a...
  • It will be an easy win
    Fans hungry to see latest 'Hunger Games'
    The box office now belongs to "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" as it comes in with plenty of hype and expectations.But, what makes "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" so intriguing may not have anything to do with if...
  • Mavis Staples and friends perform at 75th birthday celebration in Chicago
    Mavis Staples 75th birthday celebration a night to remember
    Mavis Staples spent her 75th birthday the way any music icon should--as an epic celebration amongst her peers. The sold-out concert on November 19 at Auditorium Theatre in her hometown of Chicago featured a wealth of talent that nearly eclipsed...
  • 12 Days of Holiday Season Hair
    12 Days of Holiday Season Hair
    It’s the most festive time of the year! But, with the holiday festivities come snowy, windy winter cold. The right hair styles and accessories are key to protecting your coif from the harsh elements. In addition to celebrating the season, it...
  • Floriole Cafe & Bakery
    Floriole Cafe & Bakery bakes it right every time
    A Chicago favorite around the bakery scene, the highly regarded Floriole Café & Bakery rests in the bustling Chicago Lincoln Park neighborhood. The business started out as a single stand at the Green City Market in Chicago, before Sandra and...
  • Something Blue Briana Booker Creative Wedding Attire Tips
    Top 5 ways to add Something Blue to your Wedding Attire: ChicagoStyle Weddings
    Are you newly engaged and searching for your prefect look for the big wedding day? Adding something blue to your wedding attire can do wonders for any size bride. Read Briana Booker's article How to add Something Blue and Fabulous to your...
  • Goodbye George, Hello Cupich
    Goodbye George, Hello Cupich
    This week, Chicago Catholics witnessed the changing of the guard. Retiring Cardinal Francis George presided over his final mass as Archbishop of Chicago, then Blase J. Cupich was installed as his successor on the following day, formally becoming...
  • Chicago to host NACC tournament event
    Chicago to host NACC tournament event
    Chicago has been named as the hosting site for the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship regional. The Big Ten Conference will be the official host in collaboration with the Chicago Sports Commission and the United Center. The announcement...