Lists, Lit

Bored in Quarantine?: Eight Great Comics and the Local Comic Stores That Sell Them

As people across Chicago quarantine themselves to curb the spread of COVID-19, they realize there are only so many episodes of Tiger King to binge on. For those seeking other […]

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An Ongoing Graveyard Shift: Selling Books in Chicago in a Plague Year

Even in the best of times, bookstores have it rough. Just last year the American Booksellers Association reported American bookstore sales were down by 7.6 percent from 2018, sales sliding […]

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Fresh Start to Your Week: 4/9 – 4/11

Hey, would you look at that, it snowed in April. Not just flurries, but grass-covering snow. Oh well, thankfully there are tons of events to help you get past this […]

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Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 3/8 – 3/11

It’s the weekend, so that means another curated list of fantastic events is waiting for you! Don’t let these wonderful shows, markets, and art pass you by! Let’s get on […]

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Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 6/1 – 6/4

This curated weekend is pretty packed with tons of comedy, music, festivals, and art for you to celebrate the warming weather. In addition to the curated picks below, there are […]

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