Results tagged with '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.
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.
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.
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.
Published April 15, 2019
This past weekend, Stone Creek - one of Milwaukee's coffee gems - opened a cafe in Chicago. Here's a first look.
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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...
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...
Tuesday March 4th, 2014 – Chicago, IL Once again I was called in for short term bullpen duty by Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago, and once again I answered the call. For whatever reason, they needed me to fill in for tonight only so that’s what I did. I always enjoy the c...
Monday December 30th, 2013 – Tucson, AZ Life is just full of pleasant surprises these days, and I’m not complaining. Today I had another one come out of nowhere, and again it absolutely blew me away. Whatever cosmic slot machine I have been playing of late is paying of...
Sunday December 8th, 2013 – Island Lake, IL When I started doing comedy in Milwaukee, all I wanted was to be the best comedian in town. I thought if I could achieve that, everything else would take care of itself. I’d eventually achieve my goal after several years of s...
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