University Village »

Baconfest 2015: 'Gluttony at Its Finest'

Surprising bacon desserts, like chocolate bacon Oreo and bacon cookie cake, were stand-outs this year.

Lincoln Square »

'The Amazing Mr. Ash' and His Magic Shop Get Star Treatment at Film Fest

Ashod Baboorian, a Lincoln Square staple, is the subject of a short doc screening Sunday during CIMMF.

Wicker Park »

Where to Go on Record Store Day 2015 in Chicago

Here's a map to help plot out your path on the biggest vinyl celebration of the year.

Rogers Park »

8 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Spike Lee's controversial tax subsidy request and rogue golf carts top our roundup of stories this week.

University Village »

New Dark Lord Hot Sauce to Heat Up Annual Three Floyds Beer Fest

Three Floyds chef Pat Niebling used peppers from barrel-aged Dark Lord to make special hot sauce.

Roscoe Village »

Wilbilly's Celebrates One Last Record Store Day, Closing at End of Month

Owner Wil Sutphin's storied record store career reads like a history of Chicago's vinyl scene.

Hyde Park »

What We're Reading: Style Icons and Space Cowboys

Does Chicago need a style icon? Was Darth Vader an effective leader? We tackle these questions and more.

Chatham »

Whose Face Is That on the Building on 81st Street in Chatham?

 A property owner at 81st and Ingleside teamed up with an artist to honor Mahalia Jackson.

Wicker Park »

Look Inside Reckless Records' Sunnier, Less Claustrophobic Mega Shop

Staffers said it's nice to not work with "20 years of dust." Shoppers heralded the larger layout.

Morgan Park »

'The Frunchroom' Draws Standing-Room Crowd For Inaugural Reading Series

More than 100 people packed O'Rourke's Office on Thursday night for the debut of "The Frunchroom."

Pilsen »

Marking the Armenian Genocide, Artist Forges Path to Forgive With Painting

The massive painting, in development for two years, debuted at Mana Contemporary in Pilsen Friday.  

The Loop »

Why Chicago Should Love Fox's 'Empire'

A panel at the Lake FX Summit & Expo will detail the show's Chicago influences.

Logan Square »

Scene in the 'Hood: Logan Square, Humboldt Park

Five of the week's best Instagram photos from around Logan Square and Humboldt Park.

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