Scott Smith and John Fromstein's love letter to Madison and examination of Wisconsin's most mischievous mustelid returns to Landmark's Century Centre on Tuesday 9/1.
Time Out Chicago is reporting that five-year-old Wicker Park boutique Hejfina is closing, due to owner Heiji Choy Black's growing family and concerns about the economy.
Remind me never to go into retail—I was just telling a friend this weekend that I thought entrenched stores with a very fashion-aware clientele and loyal customer base, like Hejfina, would be OK.
Here's a handful of new and building-out spots to be found around town, none of them as starkly cynical and unoriginal as the not-yet-open Houndoug's, currently under construction at 237 W. North. Watch out Doug Sohn, they're coming for you.
Gorgeous capture at the Blue Line station at Washington from my friend at MBIMOTMOG.
Robin Givhan took Michelle Obama to task last week for wearing shorts as she descended from Air Force One after a vacation—an event that caused a flurry of comment from fashion- and Obama-watchers.
"Using found footage collected from mysterious and amazing sources, Lambert’s work achieves a magical balance between respecting truly unbelievable source material and twisting it into something hilarious and touching."
The Chicago Triathalon kicks off at 6am tomorrow morning; registration is closed, but if you want to cheer the finishers, the course ends on Columbus south of Balbo. If it inspires you to get on a bike, there are two free tours on Sunday.