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All Seasons Orchard made a nostalgic “Super Mario” maze for this fall season. Some of the orchard’s previous designs include “Minions” and “Scooby-Doo.”

Chicagoland farms tap pop culture for corn maze designs

October 16, 2017

Vying for consumer attention, Chicagoland farms and orchards are getting more elaborate in their corn maze designs, drawing on pop culture with sports, film and even video game references to draw in t...

Because of the damage from the 7.1 magnitude Mexico City earthquake, citizens’ committee Chicago Con Mexico has formed and opened an account at Second Federal bank  in Little Village to collect monetary donations.

Chicago’s strong Latino community saves their own by bringing aid, resources to Mexico, Puerto Rico

October 2, 2017

Chicago and some of its neighborhood organizations have shown support for Mexico and Puerto Rico after devastating natural disasters hit both areas.A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City Sept. 19,...

“HUMANITY,” created by business & entrepreneurship graduate student Tyler Bradley, will be performed on Feb. 24 at 618. S Michigan Ave.  

Student created “HUMANITY” production to discuss social issues

February 20, 2017

“HUMANITY,” an original production that portrays social issues through dance, spoken word and American Sign Language, will have its first out-of-state performance at Columbia on Feb. 24. Tyler Bradley, a first year graduate student in the Business & Entrepreneurship Depar...

Seven Harry Potter books in just 70 minutes

By Dannis Valera

November 26, 2012

70 minutes, seven Harry Potter books. This is the tagline of Potted Potter, a parody of the Harry Potter series by former BBC TV hosts Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner.The parody duo first met in 2005 when Clarkson needed a partner to do a show for the midnight launch of the sixth book—the first five books in five minutes. He found Turner as he was performing on the streets of London.“That’s the kind of style I wa...

Virtue, brewmaster Greg Hall’s next venture

By Sophia Coleman

November 29, 2011

Finding a good craft beer in the city is easy. Sipping fine wines at a local cafe is not a huge feat either. But when searching for a tasty hard cider, one may be left drinking apple-juice concentrate with a sour face.The search may soon be over, thanks to Greg Hall, who has made it his mission to bring quality hard cider to Chicago, the rest of the Midwest and his new brewery, Virtue. He doesn’t only want to give people’s t...

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