Publication: Chicago Reader

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Green Street Smoked Meats: Praise god and pass the pork ribs

"I'm not building restaurants to make everybody happy," restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff (, Au Cheval, , Gilt Bar) told Zagat last fall. "I think that's a direct path to mediocrity."Well, his recent foray into the "deli" business didn't make everyone happy. ... [Published Chicago Reader - 1 hour ago]
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Glunz marks its 20th annual Global Beer Expo

Furthermore Beer wasn't looking to take home any leftoversOn Monday Louis Glunz Beer hosted its annual Global Beer Expo at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. There's always plenty of variety, but because it's a trade tasting brewers are unlikely ... [Published Chicago Reader - 12 hours ago]
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In Bill Hillman's novel The Old Neighborhood, Edgewater is rife with violence and revenge

The things you do eventually catch up with you.If there's a central theme to Bill Hillman's debut novel, (Curbside Splendor), that could be it.Joe Walsh is essentially a good kid. In his heart he knows right from wrong. It's his head that gets swayed ... [Published Chicago Reader - 14 hours ago]
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Coming soon: Amina Waheed's superb Chicago-shot documentary Corner Stores

Corner StoresI almost recommended —a well-intentioned but inescapably clunky Israeli-Palestian coproduction screening twice next week at the Gene Siskel Film Center—on the basis of the remarkable short film preceding it at both screenings. Running only ... [Published Chicago Reader - 15 hours ago]
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Wedding Dress celebrates the release of its first seven-inch tomorrow night

"Loom"About two years ago, guitarist Erin Elders showed me a with his new band Wedding Dress, an indie-rock side project that had come to fruition during his main group's downtime. are a band that are known for playing indie-pop music with serious technical ... [Published Chicago Reader - 16 hours ago]
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Cocktail Challenge: Smoke

Challenged by of the Burlington to make a drink with smoke, Big Star bartender Cayce Key decided to steer clear of smoky liquors like scotch and mezcal—which he says people lean towards when they think of smoke in cocktails. "I decided I'd side-step that ... [Published Chicago Reader - 16 hours ago]
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Best shows to see: John Cale, Kid Sister, Eric Carbonara, Kurt Rosenwinkel Trio

Kid SisterOn Saturday there's plenty of opportunity to catch a lot of great performances for free thanks to Record Store Day—check out the to fill your afternoon with live music. There are plenty of other great shows to see that aren't associated with ... [Published Chicago Reader - 16 hours ago]
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12 O'Clock Track: Local punk outfit Harebrain takes a swig in 'Block the Sun'

Every so often I'll fall for a song because of a short, inexplicable moment that's not written into the fabric of the tune—it could be a mistake or a genuine reaction to what's going on that's been caught on tape, and for one reason or another it stays ... [Published Chicago Reader - 18 hours ago]
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Did you read about Edward Snowden, Jameis Winston, and juggalos?

Juggalo parenting in action ers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us. Hey, : • What happened when to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin about his own surveillance policies on live television today? —Osita Nwanevu• About how Jews in the ... [Published Chicago Reader - 18 hours ago]
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Reader's Agenda Thu 4/17: Follow the Reader, Thom Andersen, and Dim Lighting

Looking for something to do today? Agenda's got you covered. company is bringing this week's issue of the Reader to life through freestyle dance in at Steppenwolf Theatre. Jena Cutie writes, "Audience members should be able to follow along, since dancers ... [Published Chicago Reader - 23 hours ago]
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The Secret History of Chicago Music: The Cave Dwellers

The Cave Dwellers never opened for the Beatles—but they did release a ripping single that still sounds great today.by Plastic Crimewave[ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] ... [Published Chicago Reader - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Chicago, Plastics
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Rahm's TIF reform with strings attached

It's important to remember that when it comes to the TIF surplus, Mayor Rahm gives to the schools with one hand and takes with the other.Around the time Mayor Emanuel was unveiling his latest TIF reform, I started getting calls from exasperated teachers ... [Published Chicago Reader - Apr 16 2014]

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"They don't have TVs—I don't know what people are clapping about" I overheard a woman at the bar say while I was waiting on a drink...
..."When I was a little kid," Joe recalls, "all I ever wanted to be was the baddest kid on the block."
..." Setting the stage for the movie's introduction of Farhoudeh, Hemphill explains, "There aren't many grocery stores in a six-mile radius, so the corner stores and the gas stations became like replacement grocery stores. For some people in Englewood, that's all they have." The subsequent montage illustrates his assessment with shots of boarded-up storefronts and public thoroughfares in serious disrepair...
...Sprinkle with paprika on top and serve. Who's Next: Key has challenged Charlie Schott of with tahini. "I'm actually a really big fan of the sesame flavor, but I didn't want to make it too easy for him" Key wrote in an e-mail, "so I gave him something gloppy to work with."

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