Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chicago Knows The Blues

Before the blues became a tourist attraction, bands like Tail Dragger‘s had their choice of more than a dozen South Side and West Side clubs in which to perform. They were dingy and smoky, and they were plentiful. Now, most blues clubs are tourist-oriented venues with valet parking, tacky souvenirs, and clean toilets–places you’d be […]

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Midwest Teens Are Big Spenders

It’s no wonder that Chicago-area discounters and drugstores devote considerable space to attracting teenaged customers, considering that in recent interviews with several local teenagers, each estimated she buys a new cosmetics product once every other week and almost exclusively on impulse. Ulta 3, the suburban Romeoville-based discount cosmetic chain and salon with 18 stores in […]

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