Entertainment

Tue, 07/12/2011
     Oh, how I love Chicago. This city is just full of culinary adventures and not too long ago, I went on a delicious one with fellow food bloggers. Thanks to my friends at Bertolli and Zocalo, we had a fabulous time learning and tasting our way through Chicago's hidden Italy. With seven Chicago-area food bloggers ready with...
Fri, 07/08/2011
     This weekend Welles Park will play host to the 14th Annual Chicago Folk and Roots Festival, presented by the venerable Old Town School of Folk Music.  The festival will start jamming this Saturday from noon to 10 p .m. and will continue the jam during the same hours on Sunday.   There is a $10 suggested...
Tue, 06/28/2011
      The ability to map complex commands to the infinity of key combinations on a keyboard coupled with a strong modding community has made the military simulation sub-genre fit in perfectly to the hardcore PC market. Much of this success can be attributed to the runaway success of “Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis...
Fri, 06/24/2011
     It has become a rite of passage for a generation of Chicagoans.  I remember the days of my teenaged youth when this time of year meant one thing: an El trip downtown to the Taste of Chicago.  Fireworks on the 3rd of July was a big part of the excitement surrounding the taste as well, but sadly that yearly event...
Wed, 06/22/2011
     In the current generation of directors, one of the surprising auteurs to arrive has been J.J. Abrams. By selecting his projects carefully and being handed the keys to one of the largest franchises in geek culture, he has made his mark as a dependable creator who pays close attention to source material. An even more...