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  • Locally roasted coffee by the numbers

    Locally roasted coffee by the numbers
    Chicagoans take their coffee seriously, and not just when they're drinking it. "For a long time in Chicago, coffee shops were split into two camps," said Zaida Dedolph of HalfWit Coffee Roasters. "Ones that served Intelligentsia, and ones that served...
  • A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week

    A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week
    How much does Chicago love its beer? Our craft beer week is 11 days long, if that's any indication. The fourth annual Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 16-26) is busier than past years, with 21 new breweries joining the lineup of tastings, tap takeovers and $4...
  • Greening up the West Loop

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Chicago architect Scott Sarver of the firm smdp has a plan to spruce up the West Loop. Among his many ideas detailed recently in The Architect's Newspaper, he wants to cover the trench of the Kennedy Expressway......
  • Mini-review: La Cuchara

    Mini-review: La Cuchara
    La Cuchara 1521 W. Madison St. 312-291-9344 Rating: !! (out of four) Give it some time What's a restaurant's website for if not to stoke your appetite? La Cuchara's definitely features some appealing claims that fueled my anticipation, but upon arrival,...
  • St. James Church gathers its faithful

    St. James Church gathers its faithful
    An unforgiving icy wind blew across the three dozen — young and old, black and white, rich and poor — gathered on Palm Sunday in front of the ancient and shuttered St. James Catholic Church in Bronzeville. It was a cold morning for the...
  • Other visions of home at Elmhurst Art Museum

    Other visions of home at Elmhurst Art Museum
    The lobby of the Elmhurst Art Museum is full with a dozen or so miniature wooden houses, perfect for dolls or birds with a taste for culture. The domestic sculptures are the work of the late Don Baum, who sometimes constructed them from mahjongg tiles,...
  • Redmoon Theater headed to Pilsen

    Redmoon Theater, the 23-year-old Chicago performance, spectacle and party-creation company, said Thursday that it is vacating its longtime “Redmoon Central” headquarters in the West Loop and heading to Pilsen. The new (and more affordable)...
  • Apatow, Mann balance laughs, drama, fiction and family in '40'

    Apatow, Mann balance laughs, drama, fiction and family in '40'
    LOS ANGELES — On a late February morning in the editing suite of Judd Apatow's multi-level West Los Angeles headquarters, the writer-director and editor Brent White were playing back scenes from Apatow's new comedy, “This Is 40.”...
  • Its job complete, Obama re-election tech team ventures forward

    Its job complete, Obama re-election tech team ventures forward
    In spring 2011, Michael Slaby made a pitch to a small group of men at the West Loop offices of Sandbox Industries, a local venture capital firm and business incubator. Slaby, a Chicagoan and the chief integration and innovation officer for President...
  • Review: La Sirena Clandestina

    Review: La Sirena Clandestina
    Review: La Sirena Clandestina 954 W. Fulton Market 312-226-5300 Rating: !!! ½ (Heating up) Don't recognize the name John Manion? It's not your fault—the chef's largely been out of the limelight since his former home, Mas, closed in 2008. He...
  • Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses

    Fear City to Eleventh Hour, a Halloween guide to haunted houses
    Three quick tips about haunted houses to start off this guide to Halloween 2012: Tip No. 1: Haunted houses, the ticket-selling kind, versus the rumor-shrouded Victorian Gothic kind at the end of your street, are mostly slasher flicks come to life. You...