Monthly archives for July, 2008

Chicago Hit with Highest Sales Tax

Chicago Hit with Highest Sales Tax

Cook County encompasses the entire city of Chicago along with a number of suburbs. As of 2006, it was the second largest county by population in the country.[1] And now, at 10.25%, it has the highest sales tax in the country. The county board approved the tax raise back in February, coming into effect yesterday.…

Surfing Chicago Online 2

Surfing Chicago Online 2

As the CTA Tattler finds, drunk Cubs fans can make for amusing entertainment. Robyn at Drive-Thru is less than impressed with Calvin?s BBQ? and with her attempt at making crme brulee. Don?t forget about the GB Book Club?s Book of the Month, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Coincidentally, the Guardian UK reflects on the politics…

Alanis Morissette in Chicago

Alanis Morissette in Chicago

After losing fianc Ryan Reynolds, Alanis Morissette explored her grief through her latest album, Flavors of Entanglement. While raw emotion has been a part of her music in the past, this album shows a more vulnerable and, consequently, lovelier side to the artist. She?ll be at the Chicago Theatre on Thursday, October 2. Tickets Saturday…

Categories

Archives