A museum that moves your appetite

By Ashley Altus Foodseum’s mission is to excite Chicago’s passion for food. Foodseum, a museum on the move, opened its first pop-up exhibit at Block 37 paying homage to the hot dog and encased meats of the world.

Calling all Chicago techies

By Lily Singh Tucked behind a bookstore and talking above the sounds of the restaurant housed above, Chicago’s sports technology leaders zoomed in on the landscape of the town’s tech talent. Panel discussions, classes and events were all part of Made in Chicago week, which ended Tuesday. Sessions aimed at highlighting innovation in town. Wednesday’s […]

Dick’s stock falls after earnings miss expectations

By Alex Valentine Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. dropped 10 percent Tuesday after the company posted earnings that missed analysts’ expectations and lowered its outlook for the final quarter of the year. Morningstar downgraded its outlook for Dick’s shares because of “slow-moving cold weather gear,” according to Paul Swinand, equity research analyst.

Syrian band raises $7,000 for refugee relief (VIDEO)

By Ryan Connelly Holmes Syrian band Hewar raised $7,000 for Save the Children at a concert on Saturday night. All proceeds will go to help Syrian refugee children. The ensemble of Kinan Azmeh on clarinet, Issam Rafea on oud, and Dima Orsho as lyrical soprano was accompanied by Omar al-Musfi on percussion. The concert, hosted by Tzedek Chicago […]


By Benji Cohen On a day when the offense struggled to pass the ball, the Wildcats’ defense proved why its one of the best in the country. The Northwestern Wildcats improved to 8-2 for the first time since 1996 after defeating the Purdue Boilermakers 21-14 on Senior Day at Ryan Field.

‘Human error single biggest threat to cybersecurity,’ panelists say

By Kayla Daugherty Public policy expert Randi Parker said that employees don’t have to be IT specialists to be involved in security efforts. “Everyone in your organization has a role to play in security,” said Parker, director of public policy and public advocacy for CompTia in Washington D.C. “Sixty-three percent of work devices are being […]

Five things you should know about energy in Chicago

By Amanda Koehn Businesses don’t have financial incentives to transition to clean energy, and it’s limiting Illinois’ environmental progress. Last week, The Energy Times held its first major conference here in Chicago, offering insights at a three-day series of speakers, panels and tours of energy efficient attractions. As someone with little knowledge of utilities and […]

Superstar The Weeknd captivates the United Center with staging and songs

By Ariana LaBarrie The Weeknd was back in Chicago with “The Madness” tour at the United Center on Nov. 6. The concert also featured opening acts Travis Scott and Banks. The tour features The Weeknd’s latest album “The Beauty Behind The Madness,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart at its Aug. 28 release and spent three consecutive weeks in this position.


By Benji Cohen Northwestern looked like two different basketball teams in the first and second halves of its’ home opener Friday night against University of Massachusetts at Lowell. The Wildcats struggled to find their rhythm offensively in the first half against an opponent that finished in 6th place in the America East Conference . They […]