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Cracking the code to the Safe House Chicago

Published July 8, 2019

Trying to recreate the magic of a quirky and beloved institution can be tricky, but based on a couple criteria, I think it's, ahem, safe to say that Marcus Corporation has done just that with the Safe House Chicago, in River North at 60 E. Ontario St.

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Blackstone Hotel's Koval Distillery package fits like a glove

Published June 21, 2019

Chicago's Blackstone Hotel is a gorgeous piece of architecture, packed to the gills with history and decorated from head to toe with art, most of it by Windy City artists. Add a package deal with Koval Distillery, and it's like they know me.

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The Dandy Warhols' Zia McCabe previews their Chicago show

Published May 6, 2019

The last time we talked to Portland's Zia McCabe, the synth/bass/percussion player for the Dandy Warhols, we barely talked about music. That was because as the band turns 25 years old, in the last few of them, McCabe has pivoted to a new career in real estate. We caught up with her before their May 11 show in Chicago.

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Chicago's nascent Brewseum launches debut show, with nods to Brew City

Published May 6, 2019

Like a craft brewery hoping to create a buzz and ramp up production, Chicago's Brewseum is starting out small, doing a collaboration brew while it works to find a permanent home. The first exhibition, "Brewing Up Chicago: How Beer Transformed a City," includes some great Milwaukee materials, and is on view now at the Field Museum in the Windy City.

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My Drug Of Choice

Thursday July 3rd, 2014 – Rosemont, IL    Whenever I’m stupid enough to think I have anything figured out is exactly the time I find out I don’t. I’ve been harping on and on of late about how dead 4th of July week is in comedy clubs, and then I show up at Zani...

Numbers Don't Lie

Friday April 25th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL    After all of the painstaking effort I have put in over a lifetime feverishly attempting to create an identity that is moderately recognizable to the largest amount of people possible, it’s laughable at how tiny a number that tu...

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