Posts tagged "Chicago"

City of Big Shoulders and Bike Rentals

Good Afternoon Chicago. What a beautiful day for a bike ride. What? Don’t have a bike? That’s okay you can rent mine. Normally I’d just let you borrow it, but now I see that there is a market for bike rental in Chicago, you can’t borrow my bike anymore unless you fork over 5 bucks,... Read more »

This Almost Vegetarian Says..HELL YEAH to FAKE MEATS!

This Almost Vegetarian Says..HELL YEAH to FAKE MEATS!
I was raised on meat and potatoes… I was raised on meat and potatoes.I was an early adopter of the phrase, “Everything is Better with Bacon.” My dad used to have fresh smoked summer sausage shipped down from good ol’ Wisconsin, and on Saturday afternoons we used to hack of a hunk of that salty... Read more »

Here's the Story, a Storytelling Potluck - April 7th

Here's the Story, a Storytelling Potluck - April 7th
Here’s the Story, a Storytelling Potluck Hey creative Chicago folk! Your very own Creative Twit is back online now that my office move is complete! Yes, some of us hard-core Chicagoans laughed in the face of winter Storm Saturn and scheduled a move in 11 inches of snow. I must give my thanks to Mother Nature for... Read more »
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Graffiti Gallery - Art on a Concrete Canvas? Part 1

Graffiti Gallery - Art on a Concrete Canvas? Part 1
Is Graffiti public art or just vandalism? I bet that there is some part of you that either cringes or smiles at the sight of graffiti. A spray-can masterpiece that jumps out at you – a shock of color that slaps you in the face – a hidden away message that makes you stop and think. Or maybe you stop and... Read more »

Women of All Colors - Liz Long Gallery

This past week, I had the pleasure and the opportunity to visit The Liz Long Gallery at Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center (CUARC). A wonderful splash of color and safe haven in an otherwise bleak and unwelcoming part of Chicago. Dianna Long and her hard working volunteers and organizers packed the place for the opening of The... Read more »

Chicago has a Cultural Plan?

Did you know it’s been a year since Chicago launched it’s initiative for a Cultural Plan? To bring you up to speed, here’s an infographic that outlines some of it’s goals. What can you do to help make it a success? Get involved! Check back with me, The Creative Twit, and I’ll let you know... Read more »
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