The Columbia Chronicle

Notable Native: Brian Hill

Brian Hill

By Metro Reporter

February 23, 2015

America has made a huge mistake regarding how it treats inmates, according to Brian Hill. Hill is the president and co-founder of Jail Education Solutions, a consulting firm that works with jails and c...

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...

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...

Uncovered posters inspire spooky art show

Uncovered posters inspire spooky art show

October 6, 2014

The Logan Theatre—originally called the Paramount Theatre—opened in 1915 at 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. and was recently revealed to be a treasure trove of old horror film posters.The result is the “...

Bottlefork, 441 N. Clark St., operated by Rockit Ranch Productions, focuses on perfecting smoked meats and creatively mixed drinks. The Wood Grilled Ground Bacon Burger ($17) is smoked in-house.

Bottlefork a smokin’ success

April 7, 2014

In what looks like a cross between a tavern and a cooking show, business-casual twenty and thirty-somethings sit at crowded tables and giant booths divided between two bars—one for the drinks and the other for ...

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