Times have been tough; that is no secret. Cities across the country remained hard at work to bring new businesses to town.Here in Chicago, both private and public sector boosters championed what the Windy City has to offer.
Piano. from Paul Rayment on Vimeo.Chicago has no shortage of film festivals. Seriously you could spend practically every weekend checking out the best in international film or new movies for children or even films about bikes!
The internet can be a vast smorgasbord for entrepreneur-artisans. For some, it offers a tasty piece of the American Dream; others get served a bittersweet slice of humble pie. But in America, sometimes people get a little of both.
Late-night TV offers an easy way into the weekend--stay up a little later, catch up with all the latest celebrity action, whatever. Lucky for Chicagoans, some of that probing late-night interview style was already in their city--but it requires getting off the couch.
The NBA lockout prevented the start of the 2011-2012 season but the Chicago Bulls’ got started on their schedule as planned--well, sort of. TheChicago Tribune’s RedEye reported on a virtual season, courtesy of the videogame NBA 2K12.
This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.The o