Last time we talked I was feeling a little down and out, and still feeling the pangs of life in a new place. Since then, with a lot of driving, and a lot of u-turns (which don’t happen to be quite as legal here as they are in Texas) we have found our grocery store, … More Center Stage
Ever since Drew Barrymore made her directorial debut in 2009 with Whip It, we’ve had derby-fever. Due to one reason or another, we never made it to the Chicago Roller Derby. However, remembering from the movie that the sport has it’s roots in Texas, one of the first things I did after unpacking our apartment … More Whip It, Derby Style
It’s said that you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close. Ever since we used bicycles as a main mode of transportation in Finland, we’ve been hooked not just on riding bikes, but on the lifestyle that goes along with it as well. That came to a screeching halt … More Venus de Miles
While thousands of people descended on Chicago this past weekend to protest the NATO summit, we were in a less hostile mood and headed the opposite direction towards the Northern neighborhoods. Nestled in Chicago’s North Side is one of our favorite places to go for a good time, The Lincoln Lodge… Located in the back … More Hipsters, Unite!