Elaine Frei, owner/founder of Luft Balloons.Jake Thacker

Meet The Chicago Woman Taking Balloon Art To Incredible New Heights

The words "sophisticated" and "balloon art" don't typically appear in the same sentence, until you've seen Elaine Frei's work.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Logan Square Factory Workers Shaken After Roof Collapses In Fire

"I could've been underneath that. My workers could've been under there," factory owner Randy Smith said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Tavern On North Manager Brings ‘Irish Hospitality’ To 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.