| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Top 5 things to do this weekend - July 29th to July 31st
End this month with a weekend packed full of activities, music, and fundraising events! There are several opportunities for you to raise money for a great cause, all while having a joyful evening....
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:53 AM
In addition to playing material from his extensive back catalog with the Pernice Brothers, the Scud Mountain Boys and his solo records, the hyper-literate Pernice promises to preview some songs from an upcoming Pernice Brothers record (release date...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Click and Clack won't be making noise on "Car Talk" for much longer.
On Friday, Tom and Ray Magliozzi, hosts of the popular NPR show, announced that they would be retiring from the popular program in October.
"We've decided that it's time to stop and...
| Aug 8, 2011
The Internet, it turns out, is not always a friendly place if you're an expectant parent like Genevieve Thiers.
This was a surprising revelation for someone who built a career around using the Internet to help parents: Thiers is the founder and former...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:41 AM
If you’re an undergraduate music student, you’re lucky if you’ve spent more than a third of a single 50-minute class on a female composer. Even in graduate school, as coursework becomes increasingly specialized (and dissertation work...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| May 13, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I began my "Great Old Broad"...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Looking to get around without getting tied into monthly car payments? There are several car-sharing options in Chicago. Here are a few.
Name of company: Exotic Care Share
Description: Take a cruise in that Ferrari you never could afford via this...
| Aug 22, 2011
Sharon Feigon had spent two years building I-GO Car Sharing with the idea that everyone should have access to a car, regardless of their neighborhood or income, when Zipcar's CEO asked for a lunch meeting.
At Zipcar, the country's major car-sharing...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Simply head over to their website and download the whole thing as a zip file. Well worth your time and hard drive space.
Unfortunately the closest place they are playing in the near future is in Brooklyn on Sept. 20 and Cambridge, Mass. on Sept. 29....
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:25 PM
The "pod machine" sits on one side of a crowded room in a renovated mill in Putnam overlooking northeastern Connecticut's Quinebaug River. It has dials, lights, buttons, wheels, levers, greasy cranks and even a flashing red light on top. When the blinking...
| Oct 17, 2011
Andrea Zopp knows a thing or two about reinvention.
In a 30-year career that's seen her go from a tough-minded trial lawyer who took down a congressman to corporate executive at three Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit chief, Zopp has consistently remade...