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Pop culture pop-ups pop up: New nightlife trend evokes the familiar

Pop culture pop-ups pop up: New nightlife trend evokes the familiar

April 16, 2018

Derek Berry created a Facebook event page in February 2016 simply to pull together some ideas. He had only loosely discussed his latest idea—a pop-up diner and bar inspired by the hit TV show “S...

Chicago population decrease may reflect lack of jobs, crime, housing

Chicago population decrease may reflect lack of jobs, crime, housing

April 15, 2018

Chicago is shrinking and splitting into a city of "haves" and have nots" as its wealthiest citizens benefit from the changing population and other coincidental economic conditions, according to recent d...

Pop-up bar turns patrons ‘Upside Down’

Pop-up bar turns patrons ‘Upside Down’

September 5, 2017

“Stranger Things” fans can visit the topsy-turvy world of “The Upside Down” at the latest Emporium pop-up bar in Logan Square throughout September before the October Season 2 release.The bar, 236...

Pop culture meets foodies in new ‘Stranger Things’ menu

Pop culture meets foodies in new ‘Stranger Things’ menu

April 3, 2017

Being eaten by a Demogorgon might sound terrifying, but what about the reverse? Turns out, eating the Upside Down creature may not be so scary. The monster from the hit Netflix show “Stranger Things...

Artists time travel to the ‘80s with ‘Imagined Interiors’

Artists time travel to the ‘80s with ‘Imagined Interiors’

March 27, 2017

It begins with brunch, then it continues with cruises around Chicago to concoct creative conversations. Next is the setup, styling and photographing of a room imagined to be Barb Holland’s, from the Emmy-winn...

From grunge-pop to Netflix—local band gets taste of fame through ‘Stranger Things’

From grunge-pop to Netflix—local band gets taste of fame through ‘Stranger Things’

October 24, 2016

Six guys are sitting at a restaurant, laughing loudly and making jokes as they chow down on their hamburgers and beers. Suddenly, one gets a tap on the shoulder from a man at the nearby table."Excuse me...

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