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Event Tue Mar 26 2013

Drinks, Bites & Music with Frank Lloyd Wright

april-after-hours-2_035.jpgExplore Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Style home in Hyde Park MCA style with drinks, bites and acoustic jazz every Friday evening in April at the new "After Hours at Robie House" presented by the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.

Soon to be featured on WTTW's "10 Buildings That Changed America," airing Sunday, May 12, the Frederick C. Robie House, located at 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., is a world-renowned masterpiece, named by The American Association of Architects as one of the 10 most significant buildings of the 20th century. Admission is $30 for Preservation Trust Members and $35 for non-members. Advance reservations are recommended. Visit for tickets and further details.

Photo credit: Matt Soria

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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