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.
by Emily Holland •
George Packer, author of “The Unwinding,” is a living statement of the phrase “matter-of-fact.”
by Zachary Goldhammer •
The films of the twelve-part retrospective series “L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema” evoke the sense that the Rebellion, in and of itself, is a living tradition.
by Stephen Urchick •
Gladii and nuclear codes and magic oh my. A Conference of Curiosity in the South Loop’s Glessner House.
by Brian Ng •
At the Washington Park Arts Incubator, an enthusiastic crowd does battle with a panel, teasing out the relationship between art and community development.
by Phoebe Salzman-Cohen •
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.
by Osita Nwanevu •
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.
by Olivia Dorow Hovland •
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.