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Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

February 14, 2019

Logan Cruz got kicked out of her dad’s house when she was 18. She then moved to the West Side and had to walk two miles to her first job at Forever Yogurt and an additional mile to her second job a...

Irish theatre celebrated with new festival

Irish theatre celebrated with new festival

February 13, 2017

Upstairs in Avondale’s Chief O’Neill’s Pub and Restaurant, bar banter from patrons is not the only sound echoing around the blue and red walls. From Feb. 9 through Feb. 24, the Irish Theatre of Ch...

HBO cracks down on ‘Game of Thrones’ watch parties

HBO cracks down on ‘Game of Thrones’ watch parties

April 27, 2015

It’s not a nerd prom without a little disappointment. Geek Bar Beta in Chicago’s trendy Wicker Park neighborhood was planning to host a blowout for the “Game of Thrones” season five premiere ear...

St. Patrick’s Day rooted in immigrant tradition

St. Patrick’s Day rooted in immigrant tradition

March 16, 2015

Chicago is known for its extravagant St. Patrick’s Day celebrations—the parades, bar crawls up and down Clark Street and the greening of the Chicago River attract tourists from around the world. Ho...

Former interdisciplinary arts department chair retires

Former interdisciplinary arts department chair retires

September 15, 2014

After 40 years of working in education, Michelle Citron, former chair and professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts Department, retired at the start of the Fall 2014 semester. During her eight years at the college, Citron helped strengthen interdisciplinary studies and pushed for a s...

Irish Americans lobby for immigration reform

Irish Americans lobby for immigration reform

March 17, 2014

More than 40 Irish Americans from across the country, including leaders from Illinois and Chicago, lobbied March 12 in Washington D.C. to urge Congress to implement comprehensive immigration reform.The ...

Pub(lic) Indecency: The Chronicle’s guide to St. Patrick’s Day

By Amanda Murphy

March 11, 2012

Let's face it: Chicagoans know how to throw a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Sure, they may stray from the Irish holiday tradition of going to Mass and picking a shamrock for good luck. But Windy City residents have never been known for doing anything in a mediocre manner, especially when it comes to being loud, proud and creating excuses to drink. The problem is with so many bars in the city promenading as the best little pub...

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