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Staff Pick: Best shoe store

Staff Pick: Best shoe store

Before Adidas opened its flagship Wicker Park store in 2017, Saint Alfred was the only shop along Milwaukee Avenue you'd be guaranteed to find sneakerheads... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best shoe store...→

Staff Pick: Best shoe store

Staff Pick: Best shoe store

Before Adidas opened its flagship Wicker Park store in 2017, Saint Alfred was the only shop along Milwaukee Avenue you'd be guaranteed to find sneakerheads... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best shoe store...→

Staff Pick: Best art gallery

Staff Pick: Best art gallery

Chicago is a lucky spot for people who like emerging and otherwise overlooked visual art. We have a bunch of college programs in the area... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best art gallery...→

Staff Pick: Best neighborhood

Staff Pick: Best neighborhood

Years ago at the bar, a man named Paulie told me all about the neighborhood that I live in now. It's west of Canaryville, north... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best neighborhood...→

Staff Pick: Best transitions to new leadership

Staff Pick: Best transitions to new leadership

When the big theaters have a changing of the guard in artistic directors, it's understandably big news. But in a city as dependent on the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best transitions to new lead...→

Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza

Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza

Among the contenders for the title "Best pizza" this year, you might have been surprised to see the name of Reader staff writer Leor Galil.... Read full article: Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza...→

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

It's not uncommon for newbies to leave Trap Door wondering what just hit them. Since founding the 45-seat Bucktown company over 25 years ago, Beata... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best...→

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater

On its website, Jefferson Park's tiny the Gift Theatre states as one of its founding beliefs that "a play never closes until everyone who saw... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater...→

Best shoe store

Best shoe store

Alamo Shoes  Runner-UpLori’s Shoes  Finalists: Hanig’s, Click Shoes... Read full article: Best shoe store...→

Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens San Francisco Flagship Store

Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens San Francisco Flagship Store

The RealReal just opened its first flagship store in San Francisco's Union Square, within blocks of the same high-end design labels it consigns and re-sells. Read full article: Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens Sa...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour's shares have tumbled after the athletic wear company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China.... It also said th [...] Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

NEW YORK (AP) — U nder Armour’s shares plummeted Tuesday with the company anticipating a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China, and it said separa [...] Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and s [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship store to open in NYC

World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship store to open in NYC

Wizards and warlocks, rejoice! The magic of the Wizarding World is coming to the Big Apple this summer. That’s right. Warner Bros. announced the world’s first [...] Read full article: World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship st...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store Owner Says He Fired Two-Thirds Of Staff Due To COVID-19 Shutdowns

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store Owner Says He Fired Two-Thirds Of Staff Due To COVID-19 Shutdowns

"It was the single hardest day I’ve ever experienced owning a business," Riverwards Produce owner Vincent Finazzo said. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store O...→

Staff Pick: Best attraction

Staff Pick: Best attraction

The Chicago Cultural Center sits in the middle of downtown—it's just west of Millennium Park, a stone's throw from the Magnificent Mile and the Art... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best attraction...→

Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Muntu's ambitions are vast, both in terms of space and time. Helmed by executive director Sekou Tepaka Lunda Conde, the 47-year-old South Shore-based company a [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of...→

Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist

Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist

Last month Polo G's major-label debut, Die a Legend, ranked number 46 on the Billboard 200 while Chance the Rapper's The Big Day sat at... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist...→

Art Pick: Jay & Silent Bob Print Drop at the Shag Store - LA Weekly

Whatever the overlap is between fanbases of chic tiki-meister Shag and folks who think Jay and Silent Bob are superheroes, it will be on full display at the Sh [...] Read full article: Art Pick: Jay & Silent Bob Print Drop at...→

Staff Pick: Best dance company

Staff Pick: Best dance company

Unlike musicians, dancers never put their instruments down. That's especially true of Red Clay Dance, where the intersection of art and activism falls under a. [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best dance company...→

Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant

Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant

This year marks the 27th in a row I've contributed, in one form or another, to an alternative weekly's Best of issue. Most years, the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant...→

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ

Great DJs keep their ears open to the world, and Duane Powell knows how to listen. He's been plugged into local music since 1983, when... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best house music DJ...→

From the time he opened his first store in Pasadena, California, in 1967 until h [...]

From the time he opened his first store in Pasadena, California, in 1967 until his death Friday at age 89, Joe Coulombe watched his namesake business rise from [...] Read full article: From the time he opened his first store ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour's shares plummeted Tuesday after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store on Ice, Restructure

Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store on Ice, Restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

If you see coffee when you look into the Mirror of Erised, then we have some great news for you.... A new, magical holiday tradition has arrived in Southern Ca [...] Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store... A family in Vancou [...] Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, about to disappear

Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, about to disappear

In 1931, chewing gum entrepreneur William Wrigley Jr. gave an industrial building at 509 N. Union to the Salvation Army, which started collecting donated goods [...] Read full article: Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, a...→

Staff Pick: Best local label

Staff Pick: Best local label

Punk musician and engineer Blake Karlson launched Chicago Research in late 2018, and since then he's used the label to document every scrap and fleck... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best local label...→

Staff pick: Best poetry organization

Staff pick: Best poetry organization

It might seem strange to think of the Poetry Foundation as in need of a booster—after all, it was one of two top finalists for... Read full article: Staff pick: Best poetry organization...→

Staff Pick: Best sportscaster

Staff Pick: Best sportscaster

First off, let me concede that you gotta like Pat Hughes. Hate the Rickettses and what they've done to Rickettsville, hate the Cubs and what... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best sportscaster...→

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team

The best professional baseball games I've experienced in recent years have all taken place at an unusually tidy ballpark wedged between I-294 and the Metra... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team...→

Staff Pick: Best budtender

Staff Pick: Best budtender

Lorena Cupcake is an arts and culture writer, social media expert, and—­according to the Reader's Best of Chicago poll—one of the city's top budtenders. Origin [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best budtender...→

Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop

Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop

Why are there four T-shirt shops within a block of each other in Andersonville? Strolling north on Clark from Foster Avenue one soon understands the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop...→

Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair

Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair

Bloomingdale's opened a three-story flagship store in San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair Mall as an anchor to the Silicon Valley shopping center's billion dollar [...] Read full article: Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In S...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure | WTOP

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure | WTOP

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at New Flagship Store

Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at New Flagship Store

Women in America aren't exactly supported with the resources to succeed as working parents, independent entrepreneurs, or stay-at-home-parents. That's what mak [...] Read full article: Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Store

Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Store

Read more about Harry's adventures with local landmark committees in 'Harry Potter & The Cursed Flagship Store.' Read full article: Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Sto...→

Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, about to disappear

Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, about to disappear

In 1931, chewing gum entrepreneur William Wrigley Jr. gave an industrial building at 509 N. Union to the Salvation Army, which started collecting donated goods [...] Read full article: Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, a...→

Staff Pick: Best attraction

Staff Pick: Best attraction

The Chicago Cultural Center sits in the middle of downtown—it's just west of Millennium Park, a stone's throw from the Magnificent Mile and the Art... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best attraction...→

Staff Pick: Best neighborhood

Staff Pick: Best neighborhood

Years ago at the bar, a man named Paulie told me all about the neighborhood that I live in now. It's west of Canaryville, north... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best neighborhood...→

Staff pick: Best poetry organization

Staff pick: Best poetry organization

It might seem strange to think of the Poetry Foundation as in need of a booster—after all, it was one of two top finalists for... Read full article: Staff pick: Best poetry organization...→

Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist

Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist

Last month Polo G's major-label debut, Die a Legend, ranked number 46 on the Billboard 200 while Chance the Rapper's The Big Day sat at... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist...→

Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza

Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza

Among the contenders for the title "Best pizza" this year, you might have been surprised to see the name of Reader staff writer Leor Galil.... Read full article: Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza...→

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team

The best professional baseball games I've experienced in recent years have all taken place at an unusually tidy ballpark wedged between I-294 and the Metra... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team...→

Staff Pick: Best dance company

Staff Pick: Best dance company

Unlike musicians, dancers never put their instruments down. That's especially true of Red Clay Dance, where the intersection of art and activism falls under a. [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best dance company...→

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater

On its website, Jefferson Park's tiny the Gift Theatre states as one of its founding beliefs that "a play never closes until everyone who saw... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater...→

Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop

Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop

Why are there four T-shirt shops within a block of each other in Andersonville? Strolling north on Clark from Foster Avenue one soon understands the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop...→

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ

Great DJs keep their ears open to the world, and Duane Powell knows how to listen. He's been plugged into local music since 1983, when... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best house music DJ...→

Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens San Francisco Flagship Store

Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens San Francisco Flagship Store

The RealReal just opened its first flagship store in San Francisco's Union Square, within blocks of the same high-end design labels it consigns and re-sells. Read full article: Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens Sa...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour's shares plummeted Tuesday after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

NEW YORK (AP) — U nder Armour’s shares plummeted Tuesday with the company anticipating a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China, and it said separa [...] Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship store to open in NYC

World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship store to open in NYC

Wizards and warlocks, rejoice! The magic of the Wizarding World is coming to the Big Apple this summer. That’s right. Warner Bros. announced the world’s first [...] Read full article: World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship st...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store... A family in Vancou [...] Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store Owner Says He Fired Two-Thirds Of Staff Due To COVID-19 Shutdowns

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store Owner Says He Fired Two-Thirds Of Staff Due To COVID-19 Shutdowns

"It was the single hardest day I’ve ever experienced owning a business," Riverwards Produce owner Vincent Finazzo said. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store O...→

Staff Pick: Best art gallery

Staff Pick: Best art gallery

Chicago is a lucky spot for people who like emerging and otherwise overlooked visual art. We have a bunch of college programs in the area... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best art gallery...→

Staff Pick: Best local label

Staff Pick: Best local label

Punk musician and engineer Blake Karlson launched Chicago Research in late 2018, and since then he's used the label to document every scrap and fleck... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best local label...→

Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Muntu's ambitions are vast, both in terms of space and time. Helmed by executive director Sekou Tepaka Lunda Conde, the 47-year-old South Shore-based company a [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of...→

Staff Pick: Best transitions to new leadership

Staff Pick: Best transitions to new leadership

When the big theaters have a changing of the guard in artistic directors, it's understandably big news. But in a city as dependent on the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best transitions to new lead...→

Staff Pick: Best sportscaster

Staff Pick: Best sportscaster

First off, let me concede that you gotta like Pat Hughes. Hate the Rickettses and what they've done to Rickettsville, hate the Cubs and what... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best sportscaster...→

Art Pick: Jay & Silent Bob Print Drop at the Shag Store - LA Weekly

Whatever the overlap is between fanbases of chic tiki-meister Shag and folks who think Jay and Silent Bob are superheroes, it will be on full display at the Sh [...] Read full article: Art Pick: Jay & Silent Bob Print Drop at...→

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

It's not uncommon for newbies to leave Trap Door wondering what just hit them. Since founding the 45-seat Bucktown company over 25 years ago, Beata... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best...→

Staff Pick: Best budtender

Staff Pick: Best budtender

Lorena Cupcake is an arts and culture writer, social media expert, and—­according to the Reader's Best of Chicago poll—one of the city's top budtenders. Origin [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best budtender...→

Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant

Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant

This year marks the 27th in a row I've contributed, in one form or another, to an alternative weekly's Best of issue. Most years, the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant...→

Best shoe store

Best shoe store

Alamo Shoes  Runner-UpLori’s Shoes  Finalists: Hanig’s, Click Shoes... Read full article: Best shoe store...→

Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair

Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair

Bloomingdale's opened a three-story flagship store in San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair Mall as an anchor to the Silicon Valley shopping center's billion dollar [...] Read full article: Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In S...→

From the time he opened his first store in Pasadena, California, in 1967 until h [...]

From the time he opened his first store in Pasadena, California, in 1967 until his death Friday at age 89, Joe Coulombe watched his namesake business rise from [...] Read full article: From the time he opened his first store ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour's shares have tumbled after the athletic wear company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China.... It also said th [...] Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure | WTOP

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure | WTOP

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store on Ice, Restructure

Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store on Ice, Restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and s [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at New Flagship Store

Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at New Flagship Store

Women in America aren't exactly supported with the resources to succeed as working parents, independent entrepreneurs, or stay-at-home-parents. That's what mak [...] Read full article: Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

If you see coffee when you look into the Mirror of Erised, then we have some great news for you.... A new, magical holiday tradition has arrived in Southern Ca [...] Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Store

Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Store

Read more about Harry's adventures with local landmark committees in 'Harry Potter & The Cursed Flagship Store.' Read full article: Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Sto...→

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store Owner Says He Fired Two-Thirds Of Staff Due To COVID-19 Shutdowns

Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store Owner Says He Fired Two-Thirds Of Staff Due To COVID-19 Shutdowns

"It was the single hardest day I’ve ever experienced owning a business," Riverwards Produce owner Vincent Finazzo said. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Philadelphia Store O...→

Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, about to disappear

Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, about to disappear

In 1931, chewing gum entrepreneur William Wrigley Jr. gave an industrial building at 509 N. Union to the Salvation Army, which started collecting donated goods [...] Read full article: Staff pick: Best huge old thrift shop, a...→

Staff Pick: Best art gallery

Staff Pick: Best art gallery

Chicago is a lucky spot for people who like emerging and otherwise overlooked visual art. We have a bunch of college programs in the area... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best art gallery...→

Staff Pick: Best attraction

Staff Pick: Best attraction

The Chicago Cultural Center sits in the middle of downtown—it's just west of Millennium Park, a stone's throw from the Magnificent Mile and the Art... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best attraction...→

Staff Pick: Best local label

Staff Pick: Best local label

Punk musician and engineer Blake Karlson launched Chicago Research in late 2018, and since then he's used the label to document every scrap and fleck... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best local label...→

Staff Pick: Best neighborhood

Staff Pick: Best neighborhood

Years ago at the bar, a man named Paulie told me all about the neighborhood that I live in now. It's west of Canaryville, north... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best neighborhood...→

Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Muntu's ambitions are vast, both in terms of space and time. Helmed by executive director Sekou Tepaka Lunda Conde, the 47-year-old South Shore-based company a [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best dance company | Best of...→

Staff pick: Best poetry organization

Staff pick: Best poetry organization

It might seem strange to think of the Poetry Foundation as in need of a booster—after all, it was one of two top finalists for... Read full article: Staff pick: Best poetry organization...→

Staff Pick: Best transitions to new leadership

Staff Pick: Best transitions to new leadership

When the big theaters have a changing of the guard in artistic directors, it's understandably big news. But in a city as dependent on the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best transitions to new lead...→

Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist

Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist

Last month Polo G's major-label debut, Die a Legend, ranked number 46 on the Billboard 200 while Chance the Rapper's The Big Day sat at... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best hip-hop artist...→

Staff Pick: Best sportscaster

Staff Pick: Best sportscaster

First off, let me concede that you gotta like Pat Hughes. Hate the Rickettses and what they've done to Rickettsville, hate the Cubs and what... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best sportscaster...→

Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza

Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza

Among the contenders for the title "Best pizza" this year, you might have been surprised to see the name of Reader staff writer Leor Galil.... Read full article: Staff Pick: Third runner-up, best pizza...→

Art Pick: Jay & Silent Bob Print Drop at the Shag Store - LA Weekly

Whatever the overlap is between fanbases of chic tiki-meister Shag and folks who think Jay and Silent Bob are superheroes, it will be on full display at the Sh [...] Read full article: Art Pick: Jay & Silent Bob Print Drop at...→

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team

Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team

The best professional baseball games I've experienced in recent years have all taken place at an unusually tidy ballpark wedged between I-294 and the Metra... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best pro men’s sports team...→

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best of Chicago 2019 | Arts & Culture | Chicago Reader

It's not uncommon for newbies to leave Trap Door wondering what just hit them. Since founding the 45-seat Bucktown company over 25 years ago, Beata... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater | Best...→

Staff Pick: Best dance company

Staff Pick: Best dance company

Unlike musicians, dancers never put their instruments down. That's especially true of Red Clay Dance, where the intersection of art and activism falls under a. [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best dance company...→

Staff Pick: Best budtender

Staff Pick: Best budtender

Lorena Cupcake is an arts and culture writer, social media expert, and—­according to the Reader's Best of Chicago poll—one of the city's top budtenders. Origin [...] Read full article: Staff Pick: Best budtender...→

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater

Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater

On its website, Jefferson Park's tiny the Gift Theatre states as one of its founding beliefs that "a play never closes until everyone who saw... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best off-Loop theater...→

Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant

Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant

This year marks the 27th in a row I've contributed, in one form or another, to an alternative weekly's Best of issue. Most years, the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best Greek Restaurant...→

Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop

Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop

Why are there four T-shirt shops within a block of each other in Andersonville? Strolling north on Clark from Foster Avenue one soon understands the... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best T-shirt shop...→

Best shoe store

Best shoe store

Alamo Shoes  Runner-UpLori’s Shoes  Finalists: Hanig’s, Click Shoes... Read full article: Best shoe store...→

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ

Great DJs keep their ears open to the world, and Duane Powell knows how to listen. He's been plugged into local music since 1983, when... Read full article: Staff Pick: Best house music DJ...→

Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair

Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair

Bloomingdale's opened a three-story flagship store in San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair Mall as an anchor to the Silicon Valley shopping center's billion dollar [...] Read full article: Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In S...→

Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens San Francisco Flagship Store

Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens San Francisco Flagship Store

The RealReal just opened its first flagship store in San Francisco's Union Square, within blocks of the same high-end design labels it consigns and re-sells. Read full article: Online Luxury Consignment Brand Opens Sa...→

From the time he opened his first store in Pasadena, California, in 1967 until h [...]

From the time he opened his first store in Pasadena, California, in 1967 until his death Friday at age 89, Joe Coulombe watched his namesake business rise from [...] Read full article: From the time he opened his first store ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour's shares have tumbled after the athletic wear company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China.... It also said th [...] Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour's shares plummeted Tuesday after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure | WTOP

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure | WTOP

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

NEW YORK (AP) — U nder Armour’s shares plummeted Tuesday with the company anticipating a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China, and it said separa [...] Read full article: Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ...→

Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store on Ice, Restructure

Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store on Ice, Restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour May Put NYC Flagship Store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and s [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour may put NYC flagship store on ice, restructure

Under Armour is plunging in premarket trading after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China and saying separately [...] Read full article: Under Armour may put NYC flagship store ...→

Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at New Flagship Store

Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at New Flagship Store

Women in America aren't exactly supported with the resources to succeed as working parents, independent entrepreneurs, or stay-at-home-parents. That's what mak [...] Read full article: Misha's Offers Community and Cupcakes at...→

World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship store to open in NYC

World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship store to open in NYC

Wizards and warlocks, rejoice! The magic of the Wizarding World is coming to the Big Apple this summer. That’s right. Warner Bros. announced the world’s first [...] Read full article: World’s first ‘Harry Potter’ flagship st...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

If you see coffee when you look into the Mirror of Erised, then we have some great news for you.... A new, magical holiday tradition has arrived in Southern Ca [...] Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store Coming to NYC in Summer 2020

Personalized robes, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a new range of house wands will be available exclusively at the Manhattan store... A family in Vancou [...] Read full article: First-Ever Harry Potter Flagship Store C...→

Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Store

Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Store

Read more about Harry's adventures with local landmark committees in 'Harry Potter & The Cursed Flagship Store.' Read full article: Harry Potter And The Cursed Flagship Sto...→