A visit to Punk Rock corner in the Belmont neighborhood of Chicago circa 1991.
Five years after it went on the market, the A. James Speyer-designed ‘Ferris Bueller’ House has been sold to an investment banker and a lawyer for $1.06 million. The original listing price was $2.3 million.
On view at Western Exhibitions in Chicago through June 6th, 2014
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked AJ Fosik to share his favorite place to eat. AJ was born and raised in Detroit, and now makes intricately designed wood animal sculptures and paintings, which intrigue and provoke.
“I like hot dogs,” AJ says. “The hot dog is egalitarian, quintessentially American and unlike it’s cousin the hamburger, it’s impossible to make a pretentious one. Here is a list of my favorite hot dog places (in no particular order) and what I order.”
Continue reading for his picks.
The Opportunity Artist by Ben Austen
Can the social sculptor Theaster Gates turn inner-city Chicago into art?
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Stephen Eichhorn to share his favorite place to eat. Stephen is a Chicago-based artist who creates delicate hand-cut paper collages from reproductions of foliage—palm fronds, grasses, leaves and flowers—and we were particularly taken by his Plants & Animals series.
Continue reading for his answer.
Chicago is key to a business moving tons of drugs for billions of dollars. Here’s how the whole operation works.
Chi Raq is a film by Will Robson-Scott documented from inside Chicago’s war zone. Watch it.
related: Chicago Gang Sweaters
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