A fashion show where every ensemble is freshly picked kicks off a year-long birthday celebration for Chicago's 100-year-old Garfield Park Conservatory.
7 years ago | Theresa Boehl
Jeff Semmerling, a Chicago-based artist, explores the transformative power of accessories most often thought of as Halloween props. Leading theater groups use his masks.
7 years ago | Jack Newell
Singer Angie Stone entertains a South Side audience and tells of her own experiences with diabetes at a weekend event designed to boost diabetes awareness among African-Americans.
7 years ago | Lori Hendricks
The new workspace at Macy's on State will be home to several young designers. The mayor hopes it will encourage rising fashion stars to stay in Chicago.
7 years ago | John Greenfield
A Lakeview bar where writers and drinkers get together to celebrate the best of oral traditions draws a literate, enthusiastic crowd with its monthly "readings under the influence."
7 years ago | Shannon Delaney
South Side revelers kept up the Irish tradition Sunday afternoon, steeling themselves against Chicago temperatures with high spirits, strong spirits and a wee bit of dancing in the streets.
7 years ago | Tunisia Fortson
Six short documentaries on topics ranging from maternal longings to the thoughts of young Arab men, will be shown at this month's Midwest Independent Film Festival.
7 years ago | Kevin Langson
Hundreds of hardy Chicagoans will dust off their racing shoes, helmets and drinking skills for the third annual Chiditarod, a shopping-cart race modeled after Alaska's famed dogsled event.
7 years ago | Katie Chelminski
It's been 10 years since the Old Town School of Folk Music expanded its facilities. The school is planning a new $13.5 million building across the street from its Lincoln Square location.
7 years ago | Sara Schapmann
Clay and conversation fly as Hyde Park plays host to a very creative cocktail party.
7 years ago | Viqi French
Members tend local parks
over 7 years ago | Theresa Boehl
Not your mother's treadmill
over 7 years ago | Katie Chelminski
Throngs of onlookers cheer floats
over 7 years ago | Ben Broeren
Loyola University production of "Burial at Thebes" revives a classic
over 7 years ago | Antony Adolf
Sociologist's research took him in unexpected direction
over 7 years ago | Bill Healy
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