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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...

The good, the bad and the sparkly: Girl power is back

By Opinions Editor

March 2, 2015

For the children of the ‘90s, girl power came in the forms of the Spice Girls, “Clueless” and even Barbie, among other things. Following the laced-with-low-grade-snake-poison feminism of the Riot Grrrl movement, “girl power” was bubblegum-pink feminism packaged with a pretty bow for young girls and teenagers. The term made feminism more accessible and relatable to youth who may not have known what feminism was. Often a...

Posthu-mistake?

By Managing Editor

May 5, 2014

A song Michae Jackson recorded 31 years ago was released May 2 as the first single from the upcoming Xscape album, the second release since his 2009 passing. Although fans might be excited to moonwalk to unheard material from the King of Pop—it makes you wonder why Jackson might have kept these tracks under wraps to begin with.Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs, originally recorded between 1983—1999, including the...

Running like a girl

By Lindsey Woods

November 12, 2012

I am jealous of a 9-year-old.Her name is Samantha “Sam” Gordon, and she has become the latest Internet sensation via a video her dad posted of her playing peewee football in an all-boys—well, formerly all-boys—league in Utah. The mini quarterback is distinguishable from the rest of the players in the highlight reel, not because she’s a girl, but because she’s clearly an incredible football player.Gordon is a co...

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