Centerstage is Chicago’s original city guide. Launched before Yelp and a plethora of mobile apps became the way for people to navigate Chicago, CenterstageChicago.com was the most Google-able site for reliable information on local venues. I worked with Centerstage from September 2007–March 2009. I began working with CenterstageChicago.com as a venue writer and freelance theater [...]
Turkey is the birthplace of yogurt, and Turks are the yogurt experts, especially at Berry Moon, a Lincoln Park fro-yo joint. Turkish owners and yogurt fanatics Tayfur Arsu, Akif Keskin and Aziz Kork know delicious low-fat, high-quality yogurt. Click here to read my CenterstageChicago.com review of Berry Moon.
Summer is here. Short shorts are back, the beach is a cooler- and beach ball-filled playground, and neighborhood art fairs pop up like the summertime ice cream truck – you know, the one that plays the same 20-second keyboard tune as it circles a six-block radius. Looking for an abstract painting with drips that match [...]
As a writer for CenterstageChicago.com, I covered food, entertainment (art and theater) and any quirky round-up you can think of. I was also the Theater Editor from September 2008-March 2009, and an all-around Centerstage fanatic. Sometimes my articles ran in the Chicago Sun-Times, but mostly they lived online. To read the clips, just go here: http://www.centerstagechicago.com/writers/details.cfm?ID=251
Hitting up galleries on the “season kick-off” night, September 7, was like going to the Cubs home opener—jam-packed with enthusiastic fans who couldn’t wait to get a glimpse of what’s in store. Art students showed up in decorative outfits; wealthy collectors breezed through their favorite galleries, looking for their next purchase; and art critics came [...]