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Street View 211: The lovely lightness of chambray

Street View is a fashion series in which spotlights some of the coolest styles seen in Chicago.Katie Obriot is one of my favorite minimalists in town, always looking chic, fresh and modern. This time she opted for a light chambray dress complemented by ... [Published Chicago Reader - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Chicago, Jewellery
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Witness to double murder: "Why? Why would you shoot?"

Authorities say Jason Austin murdered a cop and a social worker on the west side in 2008, though witness accounts have shifted repeatedly.Terrance Scott said he was ready to talk. He had to—he couldn't sleep, and the events of the previous few days kept ... [Published Chicago Reader - 6 hours ago]
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Angel's Tire Shop is Pilsen's most eye-popping attraction

If Pee-Wee Herman practiced Santeria, his playhouse might look something like . Screaming from the corner of 18th and Leavitt, the exteriors of the adjoining storefronts, painted in eye-popping red, yellow, and spearmint green, are covered with strings ... [Published Chicago Reader - 9 hours ago]
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Key Ingredient: John Hogan creates foam with fermented squid guts

click to enlarge Jar of The Chef: John Hogan (River Roast)The Challenger: Takashi Yagihashi (Takashi, Slurping Turtle, et al.)The Ingredient: ShiokaraShiokara can be made from several types of marine animal—oyster, crab, tuna, sea cucumber, and others—but ... [Published Chicago Reader - 20 hours ago]
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Did journalism exploit James Foley?

James FoleyMichael Lev didn't know James Foley, but he knows the business Foley was in. A former foreign correspondent now an editorial writer for the Tribune, Lev published a story Friday called "The dangers of being a war correspondent." Lev was in ... [Published Chicago Reader - 20 hours ago]
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'Modern' Polish food at Mount Prospect's Qulinarnia

Potatoes didn't arrive in northern Europe for at least a couple centuries after the reign of Jadwiga of Poland, the female monarch (technically a king) largely held responsible for spicing up her court's royal cuisine with exotica from her father's native ... [Published Chicago Reader - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Spinach, Protein, Marjoram
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Chicago soul-jazz great John Wright warms things up for the Jazz Fest

The gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly. But the action gets started even before the paper hits the streets, with a couple of free screenings ... [Published Chicago Reader - 23 hours ago]
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'New Deal Utopias' rediscovers Roosevelt's forgotten Greenbelt Towns

Parade, Greendale, Wisconsin (2010)Executed over the course of five years, Jason Reblando's documentary photo project "" focuses on three towns built in the 1930s as a part of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The "Greenbelt Towns" (Greenbelt, Maryland; ... [Published Chicago Reader - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Kids of the Black Hole' is a timeless punk classic

Adolescents—a crew of aging punks backing up the former Adolescents and Christian Death guitar player. I've watched videos of the and it's kind of a bummer, essentially live-band karaoke featuring an awkward and once-prominent punk star. Instead of going ... [Published Chicago Reader - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Black Hole
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Did you read about the Economist, the Venice Beach Freakshow, and dystopian novels?

Ditch the Economist, live longer! ers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us. Hey, : • About the ? (Founder Todd Ray: "[T]here's things inside here that you can't Google.") —Tony Adler• This epic account of ? —Drew Hunt • About why there are ... [Published Chicago Reader - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Young love, old bones, and the rest of this week's screenings

Land Ho!Dinosaur 13 tells the true story of the legal battle that followed the 1990 discovery of Sue the dinosaur in South Dakota, before she came to the Field Museum—except that it's not the truth, or at least the whole truth. Our long review is here. ... [Published Chicago Reader - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Is a key government witness telling the truth this time about a double murder?

Police officer Robert Soto was killed along with social worker Kathryn Romberg in 2008. Authorities say convicted drug dealer Jason Austin was the gunman.Jeffrey Scott's girlfriend woke him in the wee hours of August 13, 2008, and said his younger brother ... [Published Chicago Reader - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Austin, Witness, Drugs, Homicide

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"You don't know how much I appreciate you right now" he told Chicago police detective Greg Swiderek on the evening of August 16, 2008. "Scary ain't even the word. I'm petrified right now...
"My dad appreciates art," says son Michael, who spoke on his father's behalf because the younger Salgado is more fluent in English. "He gets the art from all types of places—sometimes people sell it to him, sometimes he just finds it on the street."
..."There is always that allure for some people of combat . . . " he said, "that sort of high of being close to combat and being able to come back and tell that story."
Hogan has challenged Jimmy Bannos Jr. of to create a dish with live sea urchin. "You have to literally cut the shell open, harvest the gonads of the sea urchin, clean out the shell—and then hopefully he uses the shell as a vessel for whatever he's making with it" Hogan says

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