March 7, 2014
http://chicago.metromix.com/venues/mmxchi-red-ivy-venue Looking for a local bar to cheer for your alma mater? This guide will help you zero in on where to stake out some space on college basketball gamedays. Bar owners and alumni groups: Don't see your bar included here? We'll be adding to this guide throughout the season. Send your affiliation and specials to RedEye nightlife and events reporter Kate Bernot for consideration. RedEye's college sports bar guide includes official partnerships with alumni associations in addition to bars owned by alumni and unofficial affiliations...
March 7, 2014 |
We all know her as Carrie Bradshaw, the "Sex and the City" character who had a great love affair with New York City, her friends, writing, fashion and ... shoes. Sarah Jessica Parker stopped Friday in Chicago to promote her new shoe line, the SJP Collection at Nordstrom. RedEye sat down at the Michigan Avenue store with the actress, who wore a cream dress, pearls, sheer stirrup tights and strappy nude pumps. Shoes from her new collection, priced from $195 to just under $500, have names.
March 4, 2014 |
"'Oysters' is the inviting sign on a basement saloon at the corner of Wabash avenue and Twenty-second street. Mr. George H. Smith is its proprietor. And daily between midnight and cockcrow, there come sounds of revelry there-from bearing testimony to the quality of oysters and the abundance of the cheer. " - From "Oysters and Wine at 2 A. M.," Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 4, 1888 With the advent of ice-bearing "refrigerated" train cars rolling in to Chicago in 1852, oysters arrived by the barrel.
March 4, 2014 |
***= Recommended shows On sale noon Thursday Galantis, Tuesday, April 29 ($30, 21+) at Lincoln Hall. On sale 10 a.m. Friday Tori Amos, Tuesday, Aug. 5 ($38.50-$63.50, all ages) at Chicago Theatre. Boston, The Doobie Brothers, Saturday, June 21 ($35-$100, all ages) at Montrose Beach. Eagulls, Tuesday, June 10 ($12, 18+) at Beat Kitchen. Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars, AFI, Friday, Aug. 29 ($34.50-$102, all ages) at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre.
March 4, 2014 |
It might be the last chance to own a piece of Chicago grocery history. An online auction is selling the last bits of the Edgewater Dominick's location--set to become a Whole Foods next year--and there are some interesting items on the block. Electric shopping carts are currently going for $20, and an entire floral display structure can be yours for a quarter. Keep in mind, though, the auction--being held through Grafe auctioneers --only lists the current bids. As time goes on, it's very likely the prices will be much...
March 2, 2014 |
So you want to be a professional wrestler? Take it from Seth Rollins, who has jumped through more rings than you can count, that it's a long road. But after years of driving from his hometown in Iowa to the Berwyn Eagles Club, Rollins has made it to the big leagues of pro wrestling. The 27-year-old former Chicago resident spoke to RedEye about the WWE, his time on the local wrestling circuit and what the Windy City means to him. You had a couple of years in the WWE's NXT development organization and finally got the call-up and formed The Shield...