Events

Mythic Craft

Jackalope Coffee is an ode to Bridgeport’s craft-makers–it’s a twee utopia, a Raggedy Ann hodgepodge of Etsy purchases, original artwork, and old-time neighborhood artifacts.

Less Art, More Matter

At the Washington Park Arts Incubator, an enthusiastic crowd does battle with a panel, teasing out the relationship between art and community development.

In Bloom

Some of the most popular flowers at the Hyde Park Garden Fair are under attack by impatiens downy mildew, a type of fungus that causes plants to drop their flowers and leaves. Its spores can hang out in the soil for almost a decade.

Fairly Muted Charisma

Measured self-effacement has become a sort of unwritten code for writers of a certain prominence, and Jeffrey Eugenides–bestseller, Pulitzer winner, and Oprah’s Book Club inductee–seems to have gotten the memo.

The Forty-Year Fight

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s diminutive stature was dwarfed by the marshals that surrounded her as she made her way down the main aisle of the University of Chicago Law School auditorium Saturday afternoon.