Archive for January 2013

Check out this weekend's Sh*t Show

Check out this weekend's Sh*t Show
Happy weekend! Snow! I never thought I’d be one of those annoying “YAY IT’S SNOWING” people, but I missed it! As of right now it’s supposed to snow on Sunday, but who knows! Regardless, here are a few activities happening this weekend: Looking for a laugh? Check out The Shit Show tonight at 8:30 p.m. This comedy... Read more »

Logan Square named one of the best neighborhoods in the country

Logan Square named one of the best neighborhoods in the country
Logan Square was recently named one of the 10 hottest neighborhoods in the country, and I have to say that at first I was pretty surprised. I never paid much attention to Logan Square as it’s a bit farther than my lazy ass usually goes, and it’s covered in hipsters. However, this recent honor made... Read more »

Take off your pants and ride the EL on Sunday.

Take off your pants and ride the EL on Sunday.
If you’re riding the “L” on Sunday, you may find yourself surrounded by pants-less riders. Why? The 12th Annual No Pants Subway Ride takes place around the world, encouraging lovers of fun to drop their drawers and take a ride. If you want to participate in the Chicago edition, meet at 1210 W Arthur, right... Read more »
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Try Bollywood, Tap, Flamenco and more for free this week.

Try Bollywood, Tap, Flamenco and more for free this week.
Have you heard of the American Rhythm Center? It’s a new space that just opened in the Fine Arts Building to serve as the headquarters to multiple dance organizations that rehearse and/or offer dance classes. To show off the various programs, each dance group is offering a free class from its current schedule from now... Read more »

Malort: A Chicago rite of passage

Malort: A Chicago rite of passage
I had a truly Chicago experience over the holidays; I tried Malort. Oh dear lord I wish I could un-taste that. I’ve avoided this abomination for years, but when someone gave my husband a bottle for Hanukkah it was time to bite the bullet. There are many ways to describe the flavor palette of this... Read more »