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  • Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest

    Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest
    Thanks to an unusually successful Kickstarter campaign, a Lake County entrepreneur is moving ahead with plans to market an Internet-privacy device that has drawn supporters from around the world. Eric Delisle, 43, raised $100,600 in four weeks for his...
  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?

     Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?
    An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting. That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
  • Historic Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale

    Historic Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale
    The Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale, according to Demetri Kouvalis, who rehabbed the venue three years ago.  Built in 1927, the movie theater has been in Kouvalis’ family since 1987. Closed since May due to a broken air conditioner,...
  • Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★★

    Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★&#9733
    "Scrubs" alum Zach Braff made his directorial feature debut a decade ago with "Garden State," and now, as writer, director and star, he has managed a second film about actors and their insecurities. This one, "Wish I Was Here," he co-wrote with his...
  • Period Panties fueled by fashion crowdfunding

    Period Panties fueled by fashion crowdfunding
    Anthony Hall’s early 2014 Kickstarter campaign is the crowdfunding website’s fifth-most-funded fashion project and the top fashion one in Illinois. Not only did it blow past his $10,000 goal on the first day, it earned $404,763 in pledges...
  • 'Wish I Was Here' should have wished for insight

    Has it really been 10 years? Are things so different now? Are we? Is Zach Braff's new "Wish I Was Here" a spiritual sequel to "Garden State," his 2004 directorial debut? Answer key: yes, yes, maybe, kind of but not really. Uncertainty and transition,...
  • 3-D printing meets crowdfunding in new device to relieve back pain

    3-D printing meets crowdfunding in new device to relieve back pain
    When Gene Shirokobrod's patients started asking the doctor of physical therapy to come home with them, he decided to find a product to recommend as an alternative for help with back and neck pain. But he couldn't find any product he thought was good...
  • Rooster Teeth's 'Lazer Team' Movie Raises $2.48 Million in Crowdfunding

    A crowdfunding campaign for Rooster Teeth's "Lazer Team" sci-fi comedy movie has raised a record $2.48 million from 37,497 funders in a month on the Indiegogo site. Indiegogo and Rooster Teeth said the campaign has surpassed the Indiegogo campaign for TV...
  • Top Kickstarter campaign? A potato salad

    Top Kickstarter campaign? A potato salad
    The Internet has really done it this time. The most popular campaign on crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com is a potato salad. Really. Not a feature film or the latest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise from the kitchen of an Ohio...
  • Potato salad Kickstarter at $36,000 and counting

    Potato salad Kickstarter at $36,000 and counting
    The most popular campaign on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com currently involves potato salad. Seriously. Not a documentary, independent film or the latest, greatest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise (and who knows what else)...