Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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CREATE: Band of Bohemia

CUSP Magazine & On the Radar presents CREATE: Band of Bohemia. Our fourth episode we caught up with co-founders Michael Carroll and Craig Sindelar along with head chef Matt DuBois to learn more about Band of Bohemia, their food and drink paring, brand and more. Check out the episode below as well as a photo gallery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zYRGsBkC0k

Jack Daniel’s Cocktail Throwdown

A weekend vibe ran through the air of Mad River sports bar in Lakeview, although it was only a Tuesday. Among their regular crowd of jersey-wearing patrons, bartenders sported high heels and black was the uniform for tonight’s special occasion. On the radar for the evening: Jack Daniels’ Cocktail Throwdown. Shuffling past the numerous LCD screens glowing with buzz-worthy playoff...

CREATE: Rojo Gusano

Cusp Magazine & On the Radar presents CREATE: Rojo Gusano In our third episode we caught up with Chef Dudley Nieto of Rojo Gusano. We got a chance to learn about what goes into the food as well as the establishment and more.  https://youtu.be/rGE7QNgFaQ4

CIMMfest 2016

Day 1: Wednesday, April 13, 2016   The Chicago International Music and Movies festival began its eighth annual run at the Music Box Theater in Logan Square. The marquee — a glowing beacon that reflected my own excitement for the festival and the hesitantly warm weather — displayed the name of the show that would kickoff the five-day long festivities. “The...

Chicago at SXSW

On March 7, various Chicago-based companies on their way to this year’s SXSW festival came together for a memorable send off and networking event. Hosted by General Assembly and ChicagoMade, the event brought together Chicago creators and innovators who are collectively thriving to put Chicago on the map as a booming industry for music, technology and business. Taking place...

Brooklyn Defender IPA Launch Party

Rotofugi, Lincoln Park’s designer toy store and art gallery, hosted a sold out event earlier this month, the Brooklyn Defender IPA Launch Party. The big apple's Brooklyn Brewery and New York Comic Con came together in Chicago to officially release their new Defender IPA for the first time outside of New York. For four years, the Defender brand’s heroism and...

CREATE: Farmhouse

CUSP Magazine & On the Radar presents CREATE: Farmhouse. Our second episode has us sitting down with owner TJ Callahan to learn more about Farmhouse Chicago, their approach to farm to table and their great menu of food and drink items. Check out the episode below as well as a short recap and photos. https://youtu.be/6AMT1OGnqeU Farmhouse Chicago is a charming Midwestern Craft Tavern at 228...

Oreo Fest 2015

The last Oreo Fest of 2015 was in full swing last Sunday, bringing together Chicago's cutting edge young rap scene and its avid fans. DJ Oreo vs. Metro Boomin headlined the event, which gave the Northwest side a double dose of the thoughts and feelings of the South and West side Windy City rap mindset.   Chicago DJs, rappers and Save...

CREATE: Furious Spoon


CUSP Magazine & On the Radar presents CREATE: Furious Spoon. Our first episode has us sitting down with owner Shin Thompson as we learn about Furious Spoon's brand, menu and mixture of great food and great hip-hop. Check out the episode and take a look at our original article here.

Repeal Day

Repeal Day at The Dawson in River West celebrated the repeal of the 18th Amendment: the end of prohibition. Hosted by Chicago Reader, this Gatsby-esque soiree also celebrated Old Forester, the only bourbon brand continuously distilled before, during and after prohibition. Old Forester, based in Louisville, Ky., is also America’s first bottled bourbon. It was able to operate throughout the...