I have biked everywhere within 4 miles of my apartment in the past 5 years, including every job I've had -- I've never had to drive to work in Denver. I find riding a bicycle exhilarating, but that's no reason for you to think you should. Show More Summary
The first trailer for the Wachowskis’ new film Jupiter Ascending, their first fully original movie since The Matrix trilogy, debuted this week. [ more › ]
This morning, Ald. Cappleman announced that he and the Department of Housing and Support Services (DFSS) have secured funding to provide in-house case management services for the residents of Uptown's cubicle hotel, Wilson Men's Club,...Show More Summary
Friend of the Food Chain Dakota Prosch teaches fourth grade at Oglesby Elementary in Auburn-Gresham. Oglesby, the only CPS neighborhood Montessori program in the city, is in a video competition with four other schools across the country for thousands of dollars from FedEx to help fund various educational projects.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
If you are looking to spoil yourself (or your favorite doughnut lover) with a decadent treat then head over to Do-Rite for this limited time only luxurious item. [ more › ]
By the time I was 17, my dad concluded he had failed to humiliate, beat and torture me out of being gay. So he kicked me out of the house. Within two hours of leaving home, I had been targeted by a pimp and was being raped by his customers. I was marketed as a high-price call-boy for the majority of my years in the sex-trafficking world. Show More Summary
The Blackhawks are making a habit of beating up on the Dallas Stars like the proverbial red-headed stepchild. The Bulls' injury woes continued to mount Monday night at the United Center. [ more › ]
There is some controversy as to how the plan was approved. [ more › ]
'Tis the season when my Pinterest board fills up with ridiculously overpriced glittery white dresses, "rural" chic reception décor and, of course, obnoxiously oversized diamond engagement rings. It's engagement season in a digital age;...Show More Summary
We're already enjoying the high temperature reading for today. It's all downhill from here. [ more › ]
Hopefully they’ll pay attention to mathematics and other sciences, as well. [ more › ]
Have you ever come across something that made you so furiously depressed that you wanted to punch your computer screen, scoop up the shards of glass, grind them into a fine powder, mix the powder into a bowl of chocolate pudding, eat...Show More Summary
Repair equipment and vehicles as far as the eye can see Repair crews right outside a resident's home From what we are hearing from residents who live between Sheridan and Marine on Argyle, work is continuing as of 1:00am and is expected to last throughout the night. Show More Summary
There will be a meeting this Saturday, the 14th, at Clarendon Park [4501 N Clarendon] to inform neighbors about the Affordable Care Act including the Marketplace and expanded Medicaid options. There will be Certified Application Counselors...Show More Summary
Time to air a grievance: I'm becoming less and less interested in Facebook. What started off as a way to stalk possible hookups and find out what new poor life choices your friends are making has become a race to the absolute bottomShow More Summary
Out of the Furnace If you're like me, then you live day to day thinking to yourself, "There just aren't enough truly grim movies in the world." Well, you're prayers have been answered thanks to Out of the Furnace, a...
Oh, those Irish playwrights. What is it about that damp Irish air that brings such theatrical genius? Twenty-first century playwrights like Martin McDonagh, Conor McPherson and Brian Friel are heirs to the standards set by their progenitors -- writers like...
The thing about reproduction in our world today is it is part of the language. It is presented so haphazardly, almost without regard to its origin. I write these words, which have been reproduced so many times and I don't...
You didn’t think we forgot about holiday music, did you? Of course not. [ more › ]
How many times have we pulled back the curtain on a famous artist's life, only to find them drunk on the floor (and probably having sex with somebody else's wife)? I've lost count. If our poets and painters hadn't...