Posts tagged "bookstores"
Terry “Doc Midnight” Gant, owner of Third Coast Comics. Photo/Tiffiany Tate Not many people think of comic books when they think of the various forms of literature. I know because I will be the first to admit I, for more years than I care to admit, thought comic books were little more than dudes in... Read more »
Blair Kamin’s post in the Chicago Tribunes’s Cityscapes blog caught my eye this weekend. Prairie Avenue Books is closing their doors in September unless they find a buyer willing to take on the shop, as well as its two lines of credit tallying up at over $650,000. Yow. Co-owner Wilbert Hasbrouck says he wants to... Read more »
In my previous post, I mentioned a literacy program and easy service opportunity at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest this weekend. Yet, I thought it might be prudent to back up a moment and give an overview of the festival itself. Originally founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board to breathe... Read more »
Chicago is filled with used and independent bookstores, many of which are struggling in the current economic climate. Here’s a thought: support our local bookstores. Easy, right? Right. Below is a list of independent bookstores in Chicago, and, rest assured, a companion list for suburban independent and used bookstores with follow shortly. I’ve listed bookstores... Read more »