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Eid Mubarak! Chicago Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan

Dining Chicago wishes our Muslim readers a sweet Eid-al-Fitr today as they break their month-long fast of Ramadan. The Islamic lunar calendar means the holiday moves around the year, and the end of fasting and start of Eid starts with the sighting of the new moon indicating the start of the month of Shawwal. The […]

‘Running Wild’ kicks off ‘Silent Summer’

Step into the past this summer with W. C. Fields, Harold Lloyd, Douglas Fairbanks, Anna May Wong and other greats of the silent-film era. The Silent Film Society of Chicago’s annual “Silent Summer” film festival opens Friday, July 24, in Portage Park with “Running Wild,” a 1927 Fields comedy, and a Buster Keaton short, “My […]

Help the homeless — eat out

  Help the struggle against homelessness on the Northwest Side by eating a homeless dinner. No, we don’t mean dumpster diving, but a meal that doesn’t have a fixed home. Instead, diners will move from place to place. The three-part progressive dinner in the Six Corners neighborhood supports Hands to Help Ministries’ fight against local […]