Events

After a year off due to COVID-19, Chicago’s biggest music festival is back — Lollapalooza is taking over Grant Park from July 29 to Aug. 1. From rising stars to pop icons, the lineup has …

Events

Customers aren’t coming back as quickly as Frede Martinez expected.  “Ever since they started to let people inside, for some reason they aren’t [returning],” he said, sitting in the middle of his nearly empty restaurant …

Film & TV

Who’s the best basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan or LeBron James? This question has fueled intense debates between friends, family and sports commentators. Jordan fans will quickly go to his six NBA championships, …

Film & TV

It’s about time Black Widow got her own movie — she’s the female leader of the Avengers and played by one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood. Since her poorly-aged introduction in “Iron Man …

Film & TV

You know you love it. The sleek world of salacious secrets and intrigue has returned. A “Gossip Girl” sequel series has debuted following students at the same Manhattan private school as the predecessor.  Executive produced …

Music

The eleventh installment of Phoenix Playlist Picks — a series of monthly articles where Phoenix editors make Spotify playlists of the best new music each month and then select some of their favorites to write …

Film & TV

“Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out???????? It’s kind of long but full of suspense.” In 2015, Detroit-based waitress Aziah “Zola” King tweeted this, kicking off an infamous …

Film & TV

The first “Fast and Furious” movie was about a group of amateur crooks stealing DVD players from a truck. Nine installments later, those crooks have turned into a Corona beer-loving family able to prevent worldwide …