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LUMP | Below Radar journal

LUMP – Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay on their self-titled debut album A surreal dream panorama Oct. 17, 2018 By Laura Maw {Photograph} by Matthew Parri and Esteban Diacono Mike Lindsay Discover it on: {article-find} {Final title} {/ article-find} LUMP’s design concerned little dialogue: Laura Marling and Tunng frontman Mike …

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LUMP | Under Radar magazine

LUMP – Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay on their self-titled debut album A surreal dream landscape Oct. 17, 2018 By Laura Maw Photograph by Matthew Parri and Esteban Diacono Tunng Find it on: {article-find} {Last name} {/ article-find} LUMP’s design involved little discussion: Laura Marling and Tunng frontman Mike Lindsay …

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Family of another teenager killed by Chicago police reflect on Van Dyke’s verdict

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the Cross family Calvin Cross was shot dead by a Chicago police officer in 2011. His family is still seeking justice. Jason Van Dyke was convicted of second degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated assault and battery this afternoon, nearly four years after shooting …

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Fulton Market, the Mid, announces its imminent closure

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the middle The Mid in happier times Fulton Market nightclub, the Mid, will close its doors for good in February 2019. Nightlife entrepreneurs Lucas King and Nick Karounos opened the club in 2010, and according to a press release, they are closing it due to …

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Earlier than you meet somebody from a courting app, ensure you know their age!

I firmly consider that it’s the accountability of the courting platform (on this case, Grindr) to carry accountability and coordinate with the police to entice pedophiles. On the subject of apps which might be primarily aimed toward queer folks, a few of my LGBTQ + jerkmates argue that sectarian governments …

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Hotel workers’ strike now entering second week and not in sight

Click to enlarge Brita Hunegs Picketers outside the Palmer House Hilton. The strike began on September 7. On Monday, the largest hospitality worker strike in Chicago history entered its second week with negotiations still ongoing and many hotel beds still undone. Thousands of members of Unite Here Local One, which …

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Chicago rapper Noname opens all doors to the new Room 25

Click to enlarge Ashlee Rezin / Sun-Times Noname at Pitchfork this summer Noname fans consider her to be the “awakened” rapper of this generation, but it’s a notion that Noname herself rejects. In a recent interview with The fader, the Chicago rapper, also known as Fatimah Warner, insists her music …

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Will Elon Musk’s bullet train to O’Hare go up in smoke?

Click to enlarge Elon Musk says his Boring Company is a “hobby business” that started out as a joke. Is Elon Musk’s electric rollerblading tunnel to O’Hare just an elaborate Chicago farce? The bizarre, pot-smoke-filled performance by the CEO of Tesla and Space X on Joe Rogan’s podcast Thursday night …

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Pretty Cool Ice Cream is the anti-Happy Place

Click to enlarge Mike Sula Clockwise from top left: Blackberry Buttermilk, Lemon Buttermilk, Raisin Pop Party, Arnold Palmer Truck Pop, Cafe Pretzel-Toffee-Custard Bar, Green Apple Pop Party One fun thing I did this summer was put on a bag and sit outside the Happy Place pop-up exhibit, offering to reveal …

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