What's the kookiest thing that could serve as a sled? Chances are, whatever it is, it'll be at the 5th Annual Art Sled Rally at Powderhorn Park this Saturday. The event is as theatrical as the ArtCar Parade (one of last year's goofier entrees was a mitten designed by five teenagers). The winter f ... More >>
"Seven Spoon" is a cartoon character created by Chicago native Shala Akintunde, but if you call her that you'll get a verbal smack -- either from the bratty 2-D character on the page or quick-witted Shala himself. See, Shala considers Seven, who is drawn to be 14 years old, a mouthpiece for the ... More >>
Hello Kitty lunchbox from Amazon ($21.65 with shipping)There is a rather large section of the foodie population that gleefully self-identifies as geeks. It makes sense, as only a geek could get excited about things like sous vide or which varietal of hop provides the best counterbalance for ... More >>
Chef Alex Chase and Hello Kitty share a laughAlex Chase, executive chef at Masu Sushi and Robata in Northeast, may prefer the chaos of a kitchen to the babble of a Twitter feed, but we were able to coax a few more insights out of the self-described shy guy. Yesterday we discussed the depths ... More >>
Steven Brown's comeback rings out loud and clear
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the first installment of his tour diary, including photos and videos from his trip compiled by Hastings 3000, and check back throughout the next two we ... More >>
Think outside the basket this year
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