Rally for Karen Lewis
When the opportunity arose to possibly overcome Emanuel—whose approval ratings were at thirty-five percent as of August—Lewis used the spotlight of potential candidacy to keep her agenda at the fore.
Grrrls’ Night Out
Shred Fest comes to ChiTown Futbol
Bob Fioretti is Running for Mayor
The 2nd Ward Alderman makes a bid though his voter base is hard to find.
According to a September 12 Tribune article, four out of five Chicagoans claim to have no opinion on his campaign. In other words, Bob Fioretti’s name is little known outside his horseshoe-shaped ward. But with a dismal thirty-five percent of Chicagoans approving of Rahm Emanuel’s actions and policies as mayor, a dearth of other serious contenders in the race, and fewer than 150 days until the election, “Fioretti” could very well be the next buzzword at dinner tables across the City of Chicago.
Brave New World
Josef Strau’s islands sit adrift in the Renaissance Society
A Yusho for Hyde Park
Yusho serves up food from a imaginary Japanese street—one where the food carts play New Pornographers tunes from humble boom boxes and all the brick-and-mortar establishments have hired interior designers.
Writing an Englewood Journal
An interview with Corey Hall
These books prove that, when you allow people to express themselves, honestly, and without judgment, you’ll be impressed with what you get.
Having eaten there, I do concede Ms. Biscuit does throw down with a hell of a biscuit and many other menu items. However, what puzzles me is how your crack smoking, glue sniffing, Jagermeister slamming, Twinkie eating food reporter(s) could stagger west up Garfield Boulevard from the vaunted Currency Exchange Café, at Prairie Avenue, on the south side of the street, and not sample Miss Lee’s Good Food at 203 East Garfield Boulevard. […]
Herbert H Hardwick