Eric Brown

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How Chicago Became the Home of the Fine-Dining Brewpub

Band of Bohemia, Moody Tongue and Cruz Blanca are reinventing the way we pair beer and food

It’s Not Too Late: A Brief Guide to Fall Camping Near Chicago

We stopped by the massive new REI flagship for some tips on where to go and what to pack

Chicago’s New Tool Library Is Awesome, Exactly What It Sounds Like

That DIY project you’ve been putting off for months just got a whole lot easier

The Eight Best Independent Bookstores in Chicago

Amazon Bookstore is coming. These local shops need your help.

The Best Sex Advice? “Ask, ask, ask. Listen, listen, listen.”

How to save her (and therefore yourself) from ho-hum sex

Time Travel Is Coming to Chicago in 2017

Who’s up for a New Year’s voyage in a historic Pullman train?

Are “Designer” Babies Unethical?

Goodbye, biology. Hello, synthesized DNA.

When Will Elon Musk’s Supertrains From the Future Get Here?

Barf bags? Check. Six-billion dollars? Uhh ...

So, Uh, How Long Till We’re All Wearing Jetpacks?

The history of the solo flyer, and when you’ll have one

A Beginner’s Guide to Online Security Breaches

Another day, another leak. Should you care? Are you prepared?

An Insider’s Guide to a Successful Kickstarter

The GOATs of crowdfunding share a few secrets

How Close Are We Really to Space Travel?

And how likely are we to die fiery galactic deaths doing it?

How to Avoid Getting Screwed Over on Kickstarter

When it comes to crowdfunding, buyer beware

How Much Are Your Boozing Habits Affecting Your Love Life?

It’s mostly bad, but there is one surprising bit of good news