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Roxie’s By The Slice, 1732 N. Milwaukee Ave., includes a limited menu of a slice with a range of toppings options.

Good until last bite at Roxie’s

March 9, 2015

The best restaurants are not always in the most obvious locations. Hole-in-the-wall, side-of-the-road eateries often make for the most memorable dining experiences, especially when looking for a quick...

Alum recognized for innovative company

Kyle Heller’s company, Cinematique, was listed as one of the world’s most innovative video companies in 2015.

By Katlyn Tolly

March 2, 2015

Kyle Heller, a 2008 film + video alumnus, is the co-founder of start-up company Cinematique, an online screening platform that has been identified as one of the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Compan...

Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant brings ‘Good Stuff’ to Loop

Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant brings ‘Good Stuff’ to Loop

February 16, 2015

With so many burger joints in Chicago, was there ever really a need for the Washington D.C. restaurateurs of Good Stuff Eatery, 22 S. Wabash Ave., to open shop in the city? Traditional burger and shake f...

Alison Ruttan used ceramic structures and photography to explore warfare’s destruction and effects on human behavior in her new exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.

Exhibit explores effects of warfare and human behavior

February 2, 2015

A new exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., highlights the effects of war engendered destruction and human behavior.The exhibition, “When All You Have Is a Hammer, Everything Looks Lik...

Mark Grba, an investigator from Chicago’s Office of Inspector General (left), Jim Nagle, an adjunct professor in the English Department (middle) and Mark Klein, a P-Fac elections committee chairperson and an adjunct faculty member in the Art + Design Department, (right) returned to the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building with the ballots from the Jan. 21 election.

P-Fac vote spurs union investigation

January 26, 2015

After a month of its leadership campaigning for separation, the Part-Time Faculty union has voted to disaffiliate from its parent union, the Illinois Education Association-National Education Associatio...

Protesters march against lack of indictment

By Copy Chief

December 9, 2014

At first glance, the crowd gathered on the corner of East Jackson and South State streets on Dec. 4 could have been mistaken for a rush-hour pedestrian traffic jam. However, the shouts over the loudspeaker of “Black lives matter” quickly confirmed it was the scene of a protest.The group of 100-plus people congregated in the heart of a Thursday rush hour to protest the lack of indictment in the case of Eric Garner, a ma...

Four of Columbia’s choral groups performed, including the pop orchestra, gospel repertory ensemble, gospel choir and jazz pop choir. The concert concluded with a collaborative performance from all groups.

Choirs sing to help All Chicago

December 8, 2014

More than $5,000 was raised for All Chicago, a nonprofit organization helping the homeless, at Columbia’s Hope, Help & Humanity benefit concert Dec. 2 at Jones College Prep High School, 700 S. Stat...

The SmokeShack has natural applewood smoked bacon and chopped cherry pepper topped with Shack Sauce.

Shake Shack well worth wait

December 1, 2014

With a 20-minute waiting line out the doors, Shake Shack, the New York City-based hamburger chain, finally opened its doors in Chicago on Nov. 4.If the dozens of eager customers wrapping around the freez...

Mercadito has a varied menu including the tasty steak nachos or the satisfying Mexican and Fundido hot dogs.

Mercadito Counter fresh and fast food

November 3, 2014

With so many Mexican restaurants to choose from, it is hard for newcomers to stand out. But Mercadito Counter, 738 N. Clark St., a self-described “Mexican Deli,” avoids falling into the fast-food categ...

Parlor Pizza Bar all identity, little substance

Parlor Pizza Bar all identity, little substance

October 27, 2014

Whether it is Gino’s East or Pizzeria Uno, Chicago is a city known for its pizza. The city’s signature deep-dish style put Chicago on the map as a top destination for the cheesy delicacy. But not every ...

Dove's brings Southern comfort to Chicago

Dove’s brings Southern comfort to Chicago

October 6, 2014

Welcoming patrons with intoxicating sounds of old-school Chicago soul and blues music, Dove’s Luncheonette, 1545 N. Damen Ave., is a fresh addition to the booming Wicker Park restaurant scene.The James ...

Niu B opened in June at 888 S. Michigan Ave. The restaurant puts a contemporary twist on Japanese cuisine.

Niu B Sushi rolls onto Michigan Avenue

September 8, 2014

Casually elegant seating paired with an all-fresh assortment of sushi makes Niu B Sushi an exquisite choice for Japanese cuisine enthusiasts old and new.Not to be confused with its sister location in S...

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