Music

To even the most casual Mac DeMarco listeners, it shouldn’t be hard to tell that the man is a skilled songwriter. From his early days to the present, the 27-year-old has written more than his …

Music

From arena shows to bar gigs, and major label albums to indie releases, Marc Scibilia has done it all. The singer-songwriter headlined Schubas Tavern (3159 N. Southport Ave.) with Corey Harper as their last stop …

Arts & Entertainment

If you’re craving a new sweet spot in the Edgewater area, look no further. Edge of Sweetness Bakery (6034 N. Broadway) is a family-operated business that sells cakes, cookies and a variety of other sweets. …

Music

The Shins are back after five years with a new studio album called “Heartworms.” The indie-alternative rock band took an enormous shift from its usual, laid-back sound. The album, produced by lead singer James Mercer, …

Music

Aspiring artists don’t settle for what they have, and no one understands that better than Amber Bain, who played a sold-out show at the Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) on Feb. 25. The British …

Theater

“Bootycandy,” a new production playing at the Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Rd.), is a semi-autobiographical account of the life of the successful director and writer Robert O’Hara, who grew up a gay …

Food

Bulldog Ale House, an American-style sports bar chain founded in Illinois, has found a home in Rogers Park. Located at 6606 N. Sheridan Rd., adjacent to student favorites Chipotle and bopNgrill, Bulldog Ale House opened on Jan. …

Food

“Wholesome” and “hearty” are two words that come to mind while eating at The Growling Rabbit. Located in Rogers Park at 6981 N. Sheridan Road, The Growling Rabbit is a healthy cafe featuring dishes made …