The University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt, held every Mother's Day weekend, has always called itself the largest scavenger hunt in the world, but until this year, it has never really had the right to the title.
After 40 years, Grease is back where it all began, in more ways than one. First, the production’s at a small space off Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. That harkens back to the plays early '70s debut in Chicago’s off-Loop theatre scene.
Every weekend local music fans get a heads up from Casey Meehan. He's the man behind Chicago Mixtape, a weekly list of local music shows, including some musical samples. Then he emails it out to anyone that wants one.
On Thursday, fashionistas of all stripes made their way to Millennium Park. They were there for The Walk, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s annual fashion show. It was the largest show in The Walk’s 77-year history.
The members of local band Implodes obviously play music together but they have a number of other things in common: Three of them hail from Pittsburgh and three of them work together at Reckless Records in Lakeview.