As Friday's DJ, Chuck Wren dropped danceable tunes all hour long for Eight Forty-Eight. Wren runs the Chicago-based ska and reggae label Jump Up Records and spins around Chicago regularly, including a ska/reggae night on the last Thursday of the month at Delilah's. On Monday, Oct.
On Sunday, around 40,000 elite and rookie runners are expected to participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. The forecast of summer-like temperatures means runners need a few extra tricks up their sleeves.
Even the most fearless cooks can be felled by one dish: turkey. The mighty bird poses a variety of conundrums--how long and at what temperature should the bird be cooked? How can it be kept moist? And why won’t it thaw faster?
There was often a mixed reaction from parents and students to drug testing at schools: proponents saw it as a way to curb or prevent drug use but critics argued that the tests were a violation of privacy.
Some of the world’s great guitarists will gather in Chicago this week. They’ll join another virtuoso – one of the men behind the Chicago Guitar Festival. Goran Ivanovic leads his own group, Eastern Blok but is also known as one-half of the Andreas Kapsalis-Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo.
Vacant properties received quite a bit of attention from the city of Chicago recently. This past July, the city passed an ordinance making banks and lenders responsible for the upkeep of empty buildings on their books.
Although many prefer not to think about it, a critical part of medical knowledge involves research with the dead. Last year, Cook County reached an agreement to donate unclaimed bodies to Illinois medical schools.