March 22, 2013 |
RedEye and Logan Theatre are teaming up in April to bring you a hell of a movie night, inspired by our Big-Screen Blind Spot series on redeyechicago.com. Tell us which of these classic movies you want to watch with us! You're encouraged to vote for one you HAVEN'T seen so that we can get a crowd of newbies to watch for the first time together. Move your mouse over to the left and pick your poison. We'll show the movie with the most votes at RedEye's Big Screen Blind Spot: ['Winning Movie Name Here']
December 2, 2012 |
Would you drive 12 hours to watch a Bulls game on TV in the same bar as Dennis Rodman? Oklahoma resident Kris Glenn and a group of buddies did. "It was absolutely worth it," the shaggy-haired, 31-year-old said enthusiastically. "I got him to autograph my arm so when I get back, I can get it tattooed on me. " Glenn was part of a small but enthusiastic crowd who purchased a $60 deal through LivingSocial that got them some face time with The Worm at Arrow on Ogden in the West Loop on Saturday night.
October 28, 2012 |
Every week, NFL teams' toughness is examined. Even though the Bears looked like one of the best teams in the league and were playing struggling Carolina on Sunday, question marks remain. How would the Bears play after a short week? Were Jay Cutler's sore ribs feeling OK? Could Cam Newton recover from general ineptitude? As it turns out, a Robbie Gould field goal as time expired was enough to boost the NFC North-leading Bears to 6-1. "To get out with a 'W,' we're happy, but anytime you win there's things to improve on, just like a loss, so we've got to keep getting better," said Cutler,...
June 6, 2012 |
Sneakerheads rejoice. The highly anticipated Air Yeezy 2, a Nike sneaker designed by Kanye West, officially drops Saturday, but only a small handful of the shoes will be released for public consumption at select stores, including two in Chicago. Chicago streetwear boutiques RSVP Gallery, 1753 N. Damen Ave., in Wicker Park and Succezz, 1329 S. Michigan Ave. in the South Loop will have a limited number of the Kanye-designed high tops available on Saturday via silent auction.
November 6, 2012 |
As the electoral margins on the giant screen looming over the Thompson Center grew closer, so did the bodies huddled beneath it. Attendees of the downtown Chicago rally tried to stay warm on a relentlessly rainy, windy Tuesday night. The weather thinned the turnout, but not the enthusiasm, as the crowd cut through the air with rousing cheers for blue, while red results received a smattering of boos. Draped in an American flag featuring an Obama-as-Batman caricature, Wrigelyville resident Chris Breiler raised his arms and unleashed the full width...
September 26, 2012 |
With the Ryder Cup set to tee off a short 5-iron shot from the front door of his bar, Gaynor's Irish Pub, you'd be hard pressed to find a more popular guy in Medinah these days than Paul Kopulos. That's because Gaynor's happens to be the only bar inside city limits and will see thousands of pedestrians walking past it on Medinah Road en route to Medinah Country Club for the Ryder Cup. Through two days of practice at the course, business has already far exceeded his expectations.