We Were There // Pitchfork Music Festival

We Were There // Pitchfork Music Festival

This past weekend marked the 9th installment of Union Park’s resident indie music festival, Pitchfork. Put on by Chicago-based Pitchfork Media, the festival has long been an easier-going alternative to summer’s better-known options – and a place to check out the kinds of acts who’ll be headlining Lollapalooza in years to come. Yanno, before they […]

The 14 Best Year-End Lists of 2013

The 14 Best Year-End Lists of 2013

Another year is in the books, and there’s nothing the Internet loved more in 2013 than a good list. Or a bad list. Any headline with a number in it, really – just ask BuzzFeed. Lists are the Internet’s pizza. When they’re good, they’re good. When they’re bad, they’re still good. And even if you […]

Top 10 Awesomely Bad Christmas Songs – Part II

Top 10 Awesomely Bad Christmas Songs – Part II

‘Tis the season, for holiday cheer in the form of awesomely bad pop songs. When it comes to holiday music, there are two sides to the proverbial coin. For every Bing Crosby “White Christmas” there is a Ying Yang Twins “Deck Da Club.” Now, we aren’t here to play the role of Scrooge, but sometimes […]

Season Recap // 2013 rEvolution Kickball

Season Recap // 2013 rEvolution Kickball

There is no disappointment like the end of a sports season. Not being able to play on the game’s biggest stage and compete for a championship is always tough, and forces a team to truly evaluate themselves and look for ways to grow. Yes, unfortunately this is the end of the magical, inspiring, shock-inducing run […]

Music Mondays: Lollapalooza 2013

Music Mondays: Lollapalooza 2013

After a weekend full of music, Lollapalooza 2013 came to an end on Sunday night. The ninth consecutive year of the festival being at Grant Park marked record-breaking ticket sales. Both 80,000 three-day passes and 60,000 single-day passes were sold out within three hours of the tickets being released. There were an estimated 100,000 attendees […]