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06/07/12 Beer Market aims to please with hundreds of choices
By Lisa Friedman Miner - Imagine this, beer lovers: A bar that serves more than 500 different brews. No food, but you're welcome to bring your own -- or order it from a handful of close-by places that will deliver dinner to your bar stool. Nirvana, right? Welcome to... FULL STORY
05/15/12 Suburban bars celebrating Craft Beer Week
By Lisa Friedman Miner - Though Chicago Craft Beer Week has been around for three years now, Bigby's Pour House in Addison is jumping into the celebration for the first time by hosting a suburban kickoff party. The reason? "We wanted to let people know there are great... FULL STORY
04/13/12 Stellar 'Jersey Boys' makes a welcome return
By Lisa Friedman Miner - "Jersey Boys" makes a triumphant return to Chicago. The show charts the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons from neighborhood thugs to international superstars, fluidly merging music and story in a way that few jukebox musicals manage. FULL STORY
04/10/12 Wauconda martini bar a cozy spot for light bites, sweet sippers
By Lisa Friedman Miner - Think of Strawberry Moon as the anti-sports bar. Instead of burgers, beer specials and blaring ball games, this cozy Wauconda martini bar offers a relaxing respite -- a sophisticated spot where good drinks paired with good friends (and a gooey pot... FULL STORY
02/17/12 St. Charles tavern touts Steelers allegiance, hottest wings around
By Lisa Friedman Miner - A flag hanging next to the bar at St. Charles' White Stag Tavern proudly proclaims "You're in Steelers country." You don't have to root for Pittsburgh, or even be in the midst of football season, to find something to like at this... FULL STORY
01/20/12 You can only escape winter for so long. Now it's time to embrace it
By Laura Stewart, Scott Morgan and Lisa Friedman Miner - You have two choices when it comes to a Midwestern winter. Escape it -- or embrace it. If you are doing the latter, we have a few ideas for enjoying the overdue snow and cold temps as winter marches on. FULL STORY
01/18/12 Steel Beam's 'Murderer' not for the squeamish
By Lisa Friedman Miner - "Murderer" starts with a long, largely silent first scene that manages to be both surreal and shocking at the very same time. Yet, not all is as it seems in this thriller at St. Charles' Steel Beam Theatre. FULL STORY
01/11/12 Schaumburg sports bar aims for urban look, eclectic menu
By Lisa Friedman Miner - For a sports bar, Wickets Bar & Grill is shockingly free of framed jerseys, stadium art and neon team logos. The owners were aiming for subtle, and that's apparent true even in the name -- a nod to the game of cricket. Still, you'll find plenty of... FULL STORY
12/09/11 Learning Klingon all in a day's work for actress
By Lisa Friedman Miner - Bloomingdale/Hanover Park native Jen Usellis Mackay's latest role comes with a few rather unusual challenges. Among them: Speaking all her lines in Klingon and wearing a hot, sweaty prosthetic forehead. It's all for Commedia Beauregard's "A... FULL STORY
11/10/11 'Rock of Ages' revels in its '80s excess
By Lisa Friedman Miner - "Rock of Ages" is the ultimate guilty pleasure -- a thin plot peppered with hits from the '80s and costumes inspired the rock gods and goddesses of music's decadent decade. FULL STORY
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