chicago-reader:

ATTENTION WRITER TYPES: We’re currently taking submissions for our 2015 Pure Fiction issue. You have until NOV 15 to turn in your short story. 
chicagotribune:

Up. That’s this week’s theme. So look up, aim high and snap away - your photo could be featured in our feed, on our blog and on our tumblr -scott

chicagotribune:

Up. That’s this week’s theme. So look up, aim high and snap away - your photo could be featured in our feed, on our blog and on our tumblr -scott

In the real estate website’s rankings of Chicago’s best neighborhood’s for trick or treating, the North Side hamlet grabbed the top spot, followed by Edison Park and Bucktown.

mcachicago:

Bowie Film Fest: Saturday Lineup

Starting today at 1pm, the MCA will be screening some of David Bowie’s greatest on-screen moments playing at the Edlis Neelson Theater. Admission to the film fest is FREE and open to the public. Don’t forget to show your Bowie pride by dressing in your favorite Bowie-inspired costume! We’ll be giving away Bowie swag to those that do.

Saturday’s Lineup:

  • 1 pm: Basquiat (1996)
  • 3:30 pm: David Bowie 5 Years (2013)
  • 4:15 pm: The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  • 6:30-7:30 pm: GO GLAM! Get your very own lightening bolt with our Bowie make up artists!
  • 7:30 pm: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1973)
  • 9 pm: The Hunger (1983)

View the full weekend schedule here

EVERYBODY SING!!!

The Malört Song (A Waltz for Old Jeppson) by Archie Powell and The Exports

"My whole life was basketball and just trying to make it out of the area I grew up in," he says. "Of course, school was great, but my biggest goal was to make it out, and you had to go to school. I knew that at the end of the day, I knew I had to do something for my family. I was just thinking about my mom, and just trying to change her life. I knew that I didn’t want to go selling drugs or cracking cars. I didn’t wanna do that." Derrick Rose is a new player and new man ready to end cycle of injuries | ESPN

"My whole life was basketball and just trying to make it out of the area I grew up in," he says. "Of course, school was great, but my biggest goal was to make it out, and you had to go to school. I knew that at the end of the day, I knew I had to do something for my family. I was just thinking about my mom, and just trying to change her life. I knew that I didn’t want to go selling drugs or cracking cars. I didn’t wanna do that."

Derrick Rose is a new player and new man ready to end cycle of injuries | ESPN

Working from “crash data, staff feedback and more than 800 suggestions from the general public,” the alliance named the following 10 intersections most dangerous for pedestrians

britticisms:

I wrote a story about Naughty Nail’z, my favorite nail art salon in Chicago for Tipsy Zine (You’ve seen me rep for them many times before). Here’s a couple of images from the corresponding photo shoot (shot by my friend Helen Maurene Cooper) which took place at Dulcelandia (a dream paradise where I routinely almost ruined my stomach as a kid) & Rico Fresh Market in Chicago. 

elisa365:

Obligatory changing leaves photo.

elisa365:

Obligatory changing leaves photo.

themason:

Full dang article - I wroted it
The maps nice, but just wait till you hear what the abysmal clearance rate is on bike thefts.
*Also I drewed that map

themason:

Full dang article - I wroted it

The maps nice, but just wait till you hear what the abysmal clearance rate is on bike thefts.

*Also I drewed that map