Because it's never too early to start Christmas shopping. Check out the City Paper's annual Crafty Bastards event, complete with bands, workshops and of course - tons of vendors.
Have your cake - then eat it, too.
Margie's Candies has been a Chicago institution since the early 20s, churning out milkshakes and sundaes into the wee small hours of the morning. Al Capone ate here, so did the Beatles after playing Comiskey Park. If a half-gallon clamshell of homemade ice cream is good enough for Ringo... (Image via Senor Codo.)
So we've mentioned Darth Vader and Kaws in earlier posts, and we're loath to repeat ourselves but...Darth Kaws?!?!
Be warned: there is so much amazing stuff posted on Monica Canilao’s site you can totally lose an afternoon scrolling through her dreamlike autumn-y images.
Quit your job and go full-time with the glue gun, already - this book shows you how, from planning for "I quit!" to figuring out what's next.
Artist Kate Bingaman-Burt chronicles her everyday purchases through a series of almost-daily drawings. Check out some examples (and more neat stuff) here.
Now that the smoke has cleared a little bit, Refinery 29 posts their solid recap of Spring/Summer '08 Fashion Week trends.