Events

During the bleak, cold winter, Darlene Hoftsra parts ways with her garden, relying on other creative outlets to fulfill her love for the outdoors. “This is my winter garden,” she said while laughing. “My [business] …

Arts & Entertainment

Every year on June 1, Pride month begins and so do the pride festivities. From Chicago’s annual Pride Fest to after-hours zoo adventures, here are a few local events for anyone looking to celebrate the …

Arts & Entertainment

The Riviera Theatre boomed with the sounds of Omar Apollo’s debut album “Ivory” along with a few of his throwbacks on May 5. His concert at the Riviera (4746 North Racine Avenue) was the 16th …

Events

After a short pandemic-induced hiatus, Metropolis Coffee Company is brewing up events to welcome back the surrounding diverse community, including LGBTQ+ artists.  The coffee shop (1039 W. Granville Ave.) is hosting its second open mic …

Events

From dining halls to lecture halls, one could hear the term “Halloweekend” tossed around like candy as Loyola students prepared for back-to-back evenings of excitement. Mertz and Francis Hall joined the festivities by organizing their …

Events

Chicago has become home to a variety of spooky pop-up events all throughout the city as Halloween approaches. The Phoenix went to three to decide whether the attractions were worth the time and money.  Jack’s …

Events

Thousands of people lined up outside the Chicago Theatre Oct. 2 waiting with anticipation for Hasan Minhaj. The historical venue’s gleaming signage reads, “SOLD OUT.” The audience couldn’t be more diverse — multiple generations, different …

Arts & Entertainment

Chicago is home to a plethora of tourist traps. With so many to choose from, The Phoenix breaks down the do’s and don’ts of Chicago sightseeing. The Bean (201 E. Randolph St.) Cloud Gate is …