Tag: local

Help Build a Food Museum In Chicago

Chicago’s food scene continues to grow. First the James Beard awards and now, a food museum? That’s exactly what Kyle Joseph, founder of Foodseum, plans to do, with the support of the city’s top chefs. Foodseum is a registered non-profit whose mission is to educate, celebrate and inspire through food. The permanent space is set... Read more »

5 Non-Profits Improving Quality of Life in Chicago

The season of giving is upon us which means everyone is more charitable! So what charity will you support this holiday season?  There are plenty of noble causes worth supporting but the five highlighted below were chosen because they are local to Chicago and their work is improving the city. They are driving tourism, innovation and... Read more »

2 Sparrows in Lincoln Park is the Total Package

A few weeks back I finally got around to trying 2 Sparrows around the corner from my apartment and let me tell you-it was definitely worth the wait and I’m not just talking about the food. Everything from the staff, to the decor and the food was exceptional. The new Lincoln Park restaurant opened by Charlie... Read more »
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Paper Crown Gallery Holding Online Auction of Local Art

Paper Crown Gallery is currently holding an online art auction (Saturday, January 1, 2012)  in which you name the price. The process is simple, become a fan of Paper Crown’s Facebook page, browse through their photos, see something you like? Name a price and cross your fingers that no one out bids. The auction ends at... Read more »

ChicagoMixTape.com Collects and Showcases the Best of Local Musicians

Music lovers and local musicians are going to really enjoy ChicagoMixtape.com, a weekly MP3 compilation of select local bands playing in the Chicago area. “The idea is that we take all those thousands of acts and distill them down to a handful of bands that deserve attention,” said Casey Meehan, the mastermind behind ChicagoMixtape.com. The... Read more »