Music

Forget Christmas, Record Store Day, which was April 13 this year, is the best day of the year for many music lovers and vinyl collectors around the world, myself included. Ever since two of my …

Music

Rock band Muse’s “Simulation Theory” World Tour gave the experience of living in a virtual program on April 12 with a fantastical combination of tech and talent. At the United Center (1901 W. Madison St.), …

Pint and Plate

Momotaro (820 W. Lake St.) is a Japanese restaurant that balances authenticity and contemporary style perfectly. Located in the Fulton Market District right off the CTA Green Line Morgan stop, Momotaro occupies the corner of …

Podcasts

On Dec. 20, 1968, David Arthur Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen, two high school students, were out on a date. They were sitting in Faraday’s station wagon along Lake Herman Road — a popular makeout …

Film & TV

A dark and violent reboot of the 1989 thriller based on one of Stephen King’s most sinister novels, “Pet Sematary” has a new twist and is jam-packed with jolting scares.  Co-created by directing duo Kevin …

Food

At the fourth annual Chicago Donut Fest, the donuts outnumbered the people, resulting in full stomachs and satisfied taste buds. Twelve Chicago bakeries handed out samples of their sweet treats to the crowd of dessert …

Rosca's Ramblings

My family and I lived down the street from the middle school I attended, so every morning I would walk the four blocks to school. I discovered the power of headphones when I wanted to …

Music

Folk and experimental musician Weyes Blood’s fourth studio album “Titanic Rising” is a genius work of art. It’s a spacey and nostalgic record with unique sounds and ambitious lyrics that yearn to give hope and …