Every week The Paper Machete features some of Chicago's best artists, writers and comedians. While this week is no exception, the Machete's audience will also be treated to performances by Bob and Nancy Piatt, parents of show curator and host Christopher Piatt.
Last week, Google finally launched brand pages for businesses wanting to market on Google+, the company's latest effort in social networking.In that time, companies and media outlets rushed to lay claim to their space, hoping to increase audience and brand appeal — or to prevent Web squatters from c
Updated on 11/18/11 at 5:24 pmIt started off as just a cheeky idea: Take the traditional pinup calendar image of a woman on a bicycle, reinterpret it by using actual hardcore female cyclists, and donate the profits of the calendar to a women's health organization.
When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released his first budget plan last month, he said, “A budget is about priorities.” Over the past few weeks, the ensuing process to arrive at a final budget has involved a push-and-pull between aldermen and the mayor, rallies by residents and lobbying by interest grou
Evanston and Chicago, both lakefront communities with a lot going for them, including diverse populations and impressive cultural and economic draws; but Eight Forty-Eight wondered, when stacked against each other, how do they compare?