Missed Connection: Skateboarder at West Loop Target

I saw you Tuesday around 10 p.m. at the West Loop Target. You were wearing a hat and had a skateboard on your back. We were in grocery together, then men's and also checkout. I thought you were cute. Say hi if you see this, or next time we're in Target together. Tell me what sticker … Continue reading Missed Connection: Skateboarder at West Loop Target


Brunch at Bang Bang Pie, and other date ideas for this weekend

What do this weekend in Chicago: Andersonville Arts Fest, brunch at Bang Bang Pie, Boy at Lincoln Hall

Up Comedy Club’s Improv All Stars: your Monday night date idea

For a laid-back date that's sure to break the ice or simply shake up your usual routine, see Second City's Improv All Stars show tonight at Up Comedy Club for only $16 a ticket. Last year the Tribune's theatre critic called it "a slick and entertaining show," recommending it for its laughable and historical quotient. The … Continue reading Up Comedy Club’s Improv All Stars: your Monday night date idea

Your weekend date lineup for Sept. 20-22

Date ideas in Chicago this weekend of Sept. 20

Fall it up this weekend, lovers!

Honey Butter Fried Chicken in Avondale opens this weekend, and other date tips

Ina’s, Chicago’s famously charming brunch spot, is closing

Ina's in the West Loop is closing the end of this year. Have brunch there this fall while you still can.

Missed Connection: Charming smile at Jewel

I ran into you in Jewel Osco Thursday the 28th, as you were in the dairy section (around 9:30 p.m.). You appeared to be reaching for some cottage cheese as I nearly was clotheslined from not paying attention (my fault). I was out of it, but the only thing I noticed was your charming smile … Continue reading Missed Connection: Charming smile at Jewel

Little Market: For the elegant weeknight dinner date

A review of Little Market American Brasserie in Chicago's Gold Coast.

Missed Connection: Red-haired girl at the picnic table

A Missed Connection at Bang Bang Pie in Logan Square

What isn’t happening in Wicker Park and Bucktown this weekend?

Bucktown Arts Fest in Bucktown this weekend, as well as a block party in Wicker Park