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Bluewater Kings reign during Chop Shop monthly showcase

Bluewater Kings reign during Chop Shop monthly showcase

February 23, 2019

Showcasing the fun and excitement of live music for parties and events, the Bluewater Kings Band put on its free monthly show and played a wide range of music Feb. 20 at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave.The fr...

Popup ‘babes’ extend their guest stay

Popup ‘babes’ extend their guest stay

January 23, 2017

Eight empowering business owners who “took over the block” have extended their popup shop’s time in the Loop until March.The Boss Babe is a collaborative shop created by eight female-run busine...

Latinicity spices up Chicago culinary scene

Latinicity spices up Chicago culinary scene

November 16, 2015

The many varieties of Latin American cuisine have found a brand new home in Chicago—all under one roof.Latinicity, a Latin American restaurant, food court, market and bar in the city’s Block 37 mall,...

Put faces to dollars

By Brianna Wellen

December 5, 2011

Once again, Columbia’s top paid staff members have been revealed, and once again, I am rethinking my career choice. President Warrick L. Carter’s annual pay is approximately 10 times more than I hope to make after college, if I’m lucky. While I’d like to imagine that the daily duties of those top 10 are grueling tasks causing them to give their heart, soul and plenty of overtime into creating the best environment ...

Art Loop Open announces winner after finalists’ dispute

By Meghan Keyes

October 31, 2010

One hundred ninety-one pieces of artwork created by Chicagoland artists had a shot at a $25,000 first prize awarded to the recipient of the most text messaged votes from Oct. 15 to 28. The finalists were announced on Oct. 22, but after a disqualification and a reinstating for one artist, the top 10 became a top 11.As previously reported in The Chronicle on Oct. 18, Art Loop Open is a competition held in 10 non-traditional ...

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