Crain’s Chicago Business, November 7, 2016 — Read about “The 52 Must-Do Events in Chicago This Season,” including my previews of the Tatsu Aoki, Aretha Franklin, Patti Smith, the Chicago Podcast Festival and Henry Darger exhibits.
Crain’s Chicago Business, August 29, 2016 — Read my review of Angel Olsen’s album My Woman in Crain’s Fall Culture Guide.
Crain’s Chicago Business, July 28, 2016 — Alex Niemczewski felt ready when she stepped into the voting booth in 2012. But when she looked over the ballot, which stretched from president down to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago board, she realized she wasn’t nearly as well-informed as she’d thought. Read the rest of the article at Crain’s Chicago Business.
Photo by Kendall Karmanian, Crain’s Chicago Business
New in Chicago columns from December 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business:
Affordable helicopter rides, a new kind of scooter and more
Max Temkin’s latest: A game with a fascist focus
This self-cleaning fishbowl is perfect for lazy pet owners
Introducing GoBQ, the portable grill that fits inside your backpack
Crain’s Chicago Business, December 3, 2015 — Two Humboldt Park men have created Salt, an air-powered gun that they call a ‘safe alternative’ to traditional weaponry. Read the story.
New in Chicago columns from November 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business:
Gypsy jazz?! A first look at the new project from the creator of EveryBlock
Electronic gift cards, Moto Shop in Block 37 and more that’s new
This architect aims to bridge the gap between startup and storefront
Crain’s Chicago Business, November 19, 2015 — House concerts “used to be mostly local folk music or jazz societies. Now with social media and stronger artist fan clubs, they cover all kinds of entertainment.” Read the story.
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New in Chicago columns from October 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business:
Skokie firm makes world’s first flexible digital display device
‘Uber for auto repair’ sends freelance mechanics to your home or office
This stylish addition to the home bar lets you rapidly ‘age’ wine
This slot machine app promises to be a real productivity killer
This ‘virtual key’ startup is piggybacking on the Airbnb, VRBO craze
Crain’s Chicago Business, October 29, 2015 — 10 concerts you don’t want to miss this winter. Read the story.
New in Chicago columns from September 2015 at Crain’s Chicago Business:
This recipe search engine is fueled by last night’s leftovers
Some notable investors are backing this new “spontaneous” meetup app
A U of I engineering geek is modernizing the nighttime noise blocker
Chicago just got another drycleaning delivery app…