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Young Rising Sons lead singer, Andy Tongren (right), said guitarist Dylan Scott (left) came up with the name for the band when he was at Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

Young Rising Sons on ‘Let the Kids Riot’

October 26, 2015

New Jersey rock quartet Young Rising Sons has released three EPs since signing with Interscope Records and Dirty Canvas in 2013. Andy Tongren fronts the band on lead vocals and guitar and is joined by Dylan...

The topics discussed always pertain to evolution, but only in a broad sense, according to Peter Makovicky, associate curator at the Field Museum.

‘Evolution at Revolution’ serves up science on draft

October 5, 2015

“Evolution at Revolution” is a series of scientific discussions scheduled for Oct. 7, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9 at Revolution Brewing, 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave. The events feature drinks, food and scientific lec...

Halftime from the Sideline

Opening Day exiled to Wrigley Field

April 6, 2015

It’s hard enough to catch a home run ball, and it’s even harder to catch one in the middle of a construction zone.It’s too bad this is the inconvenient truth that is the Chicago Cubs—one disappo...

Navy Pier reimagined, redesigned

By Amanda Murphy

February 13, 2012

Chicago has long been known as a city that puts great stock in its architecture. The Navy Pier redesign plans released Jan. 30 propose to push Chicago further into the architectural spotlight, no matter how big or seemingly outrageous they might be.The proposed plans range from a glacier sculpture on the lake, off the east end of the pier, to a series of interlacing boardwalks extending over the water, to a public hot tub...

Monstrous staff cuts at Field Museum

By SpencerRoush

December 22, 2010

For more than 30 years Dave Willard has spearheaded an arguably morbid research project: Collecting birds that fall to their untimely death after flying full force into McCormick Place’s clear glass structure.At first glance this seemed like strange behavior or an odd collection to keep, but that wasn’t the case.Collecting these birds has allowed Willard and fellow Field Museum of Natural History researcher Doug Stotz to discover volumes of in...

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