Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 6 — Visit 9 Museums in Your Underpants
Apr16

Things To Do While Self-Isolating in Chicago: Part 6 — Visit 9 Museums in Your Underpants

It’s been a lot of years since the average Chicago family could afford to visit one of the big-name hometown museums.  With lunch, transportation, and parking, taking a family of four for an afternoon of culture can easily cost more than a car payment.    Since this is a quarantine, and not a vacation, we can’t Amtrak it down to Saint Louis, where world-class museums are free. So what’s an average...

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Artist Nick Fury Focuses Latest Effort On Buildings That Survived The Great Fire
Oct22

Artist Nick Fury Focuses Latest Effort On Buildings That Survived The Great Fire

When we last caught up with local artist Nick Fury, he was displaying his work in a most unlikely venue — the CTA’s Ashland elevated train platform. Or maybe it was exactly the perfect spot for his art, since transit buses and trains have long been his favorite subject. Now, Fury has taken on a new subject: buildings. Specifically, those structures that survived the Great Fire 144 years ago. Fury’s artwork is on display on the...

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