Category: Places

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...

In Aurora, Painting One Mural at a Time. Can you help?

Charlie Zine and others are transforming a wall in Aurora. A once sad, old building is being given new life with a beautification project dubbed “Transcendence: A Community Mural.” First, here’s the Facebook invite to help out. Now read about the efforts...

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