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This Dog Loves Playing in a Pile of Leaves More Than You Love Anything

It's officially fall again, and that can only mean three things: Everything tastes like pumpkin; monster-themed breakfast cereals are back on the …

Siberian Husky

The World's Best Lasagna

How can you possibly say that any recipe is "the world's best"? There is no body of experts that control such titles, but a lasagna recipe submitted …

This Is The Best Response To Miley's VMA Performance Yet

Jon Lajoie — aka Taco from The League — puts the moral crusaders in their place.

New Italian Spot Coming to Gunner's Space

Another new concept is coming to Wicker Park, this one from a couple of local restaurant veterans. <b>Ron DiNella</b> (Morton's Steakhouse, Go Roma) and longtime friend <b>Marty Fosse</b> (Anteprima, Acre, Ombra) have taken over the former <b>Gunner's</b> space on Milwaukee Avenue. Gunner's, the bar owned by former …

Dillman's sure doesn't look like a deli. More like a "Deli Inspired American Brasserie." Brendan Sodikoff explains his decision to be more specific. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/08/20/the-deli-is-dead-long-live-deli-at-dillmans

Da Lobsta Coming to the French Market; One Cafe Con Leche Shuttered?; More

<b>WEST LOOP—</b>J. Wolf's Gold Coast restaurant <b>Da Lobsta</b> will be the next to set up shop at the French Market. Starting in early September, it'll serve similar varieties of lobster rolls as the original establishment. [Crain's]<p><b>BUCKTOWN—</b>Is the <b>Cafe Con Leche</b> on 1732 N. Milwaukee shuttered? It has …

LED Wallpaper: Roll-On Wall Lights Spread Out & Shine

Whether off or on, ordinary light fixtures always stand out in a room – sure, some can be hidden behind recesses in the wall or ceiling, but you can …

Avant-garde

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Live in California? You Can Rent Arcade Cabinets for $75 a Month

If you've got $75 a month to burn and live in California, you can get a 250-pound arcade cabinet running a 30-year-old game delivered to your door. …

Sponsor Shout-Out: Pencils.com

Our thanks to Pencils.com for sponsoring Boing Boing. As you know, Pencils.com makes my favorite pencil, the Blackwing 602. And Blackwing is now more …

Before & After: A Dated Dresser Gets a Facelift

19-year-old college student Reeves picked up this dresser at an auction because she loved its clean lines and shape, but it needed a bit of an …

Facelifts

in Arts & Entertainment onAug 5, 2013 2:30 pm

Last night's sold-out show at The Metro was also to be The Postal Service's last. And that feels right. The band was such a huge part of a certain …

Watermelon-Strawberry Water

Less than 15 minutes<p>1<p>Sometimes, water just doesn't do it. We know it's the healthiest drink out there, but every once in a while you just need a …

Recipes

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., <i>Women's Health</i> magazine's senior …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

7 Clever Gadgets That Will Change Your Life

Clever devices to make your life easier.<p>These smart tech devices do things you might never have thought possible — or even imagined — until now.

The 35 Best Shades of Gray Paint You'll Ever Use

November Rain is the neutral you've been looking for.<p>There are thousands of grays in the paint store, but some of the nation's top designers narrowed down the options to their absolute favorites. With blue-, green- and taupe-based hues, these pro picks will look good just about everywhere.

Cloud, Rain & Dandelions: Trio Color Palettes

Sometimes we need a bit of inspiration and visual to decide where to go with our home decor. Whether you’re redecorating or starting from scratch, …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Chalk Drawing Of Donkey Kong Comes To Disorienting, Terrifying Life

Well, this is cool. And a little bit brain-hurting.<p>The folks at AweMeChannel (previously of <i>Duck Hunt</i> drawing-fame) have done a new 3D Escher-inspired …

The Tastiest Breakfast Ever

This morning meal from best-selling author Mark Bittman tastes like apple pie, but it's a whole lot healthier<p>You don't have to swear off meat to boost your health. In his latest cookbook, Mark Bittman explains how eating a plant-based diet—just until dinnertime—can help you shed pounds and feel …

in Food onJul 16, 2013 4:20 pm

<i>Photo credit: Chuck Sudo/Chicagoist</i><p>Spain’s relationship with cider dates back to the 11th century, when farmers began planting apple trees instead of …

DIY: Raspberry Sparkler for the Fourth of July

When I was growing up, the Fourth of July was one of my favorite holidays. This was undoubtedly related to the fact that it fell close enough to my …

Don't Ask Questions, Just Read <em>We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves</em

<b>Spoiler alert alert:</b> A spoiler alert follows. It itself may be too revealing. My suggestion is to stop reading this post and start reading Karen Joy …

Self-awareness

Old-School Meat Loaf

This recipe was one of the five meals my mom had in her heavy weeknight rotation to feed our family of six. I loved the way she made three holes in …

Recipes

Fudge Brownie and Coconut Ice Cream Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with liners and lightly spray with nonstick spray.<p>In a large bowl, combine melted butter with sugar …

Zagat

Heavenly Banana Pudding Parfaits

Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, instant vanilla pudding and sliced bananas. Depending on who's making it, it's either topped with baked meringue, sweetened whipped cream or cookies. I've tried every variation and many different …