Category: Places

Three women open inspired DIY space in Batavia

Golden Hour Social is a new workshop and event space in Batavia. It’s also a place to meet new friends, bond with old ones, laugh, laugh-cry, learn a new skill, and celebrate. All while feeling comfortable among amazing women in a gorgeous...

The Black Snake Tour of Aurora: Petrocapitalism & Resistance

We put together a people’s tour of petrocapitalism and resistance in Aurora, IL as part of a larger collaboration on activating knowledges and memory to unsettle the mechanisms of a global suburb. Sites visted included an El Jardin Community Garden, an Embridge...

“The Farm” Brings Urban Gardening, Young Farmers to Aurora

Nick Marasco is admittedly passionate about the environment. Marasco, of Yorkville, recently took the first group of Triple Threat Mentoring student volunteers on a tour of The Farm, the non profit’s indoor urban garden in Aurora. Marasco taught environmental and physical science...

The coolest new bar in Chicagoland is in downtown Aurora

  After being open for about a month, Gillerson’s Grubbery is the newest hot spot in the Chicagoland area that people are flocking to for burgers and beer. The new restaurant is a first for owners Matt Gillie and Dan Emerson, who met about...

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