For some, Valentine’s Day can be a harsh reminder of their single status. Stores are stocked shelf by shelf with stuffed animals, heart-shaped boxes and..
Wet Carpets and Wedding Rings by Dylan Van Sickle I never wanted to audition for that play; my friend just needed a ride. I had..
A Celebration of Self Love in Chicago’s Sex Shops. February is a bustling time for the sex industry. When most retail dies in the post-Christmas..
“Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” — Jean de La Fontaine As if making friends in our early days was not hard..
14 Speaks is back, hosted by Carina Smith and Dylan Van Sickle. Our first episode back provides our readers with recap of this week’s Love..
Love is a funny thing. It turns where we live and where we go into a map of memories. Not much distinguishes the Starbucks on..
Let’s Blame it on the Rom Coms: Tavi Gevinson and the Legacy of Rookie
Tavi Gevinson, the previous Oak Park pixie and current NYC resident, came home to Chicago on Tuesday to talk about her online magazine Rookie and..
“Because I love him a lot,” was my response when I was asked why I wanted to write a piece about my grandpa. And to..
No one will ever be as petty as elementary school kids on Valentine’s Day. Moms buy packs of pre-made valentines from Target, and their 10-year-olds..
Rick and Sergio Campagnola enjoy intimate quality time together jamming to some of their favorite music and putting together a 1000 piece Ravensburger puzzle at..