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One Of Chicago's Oldest Greek Restaurants Was Shut Down By City

One Of Chicago's Oldest Greek Restaurants Was Shut Down By City
The Parthenon, one of Chicago's oldest Greek restaurants (and one of the most popular destinations in Greektown) has been shut down by the city. The restaurant claims it is reopening Thursday night or Friday. When we tried to visit the restaurant …
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Art Institute of Chicago’s New Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Galleries (Ancient Art Podcast 55)

Jump in for a VIP visit to the Art Institute of Chicago’s new Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art. Quadruple in size from the museum’s earlier ancient art galleries, the new vista boasts a massive display of 550 ancient treasures from the Art Institute and collections around the world, including the British Museum, Getty Villa, Oriental Institute, Field Museum, and more. In this episode, we explore the aesthetics and merits of the new gallery design, point out some pitfalls, see old friends in a new light, and get close and personal with a few new kids on the block. We also explore the Art Institute’s new interactive multimedia iPad app, LaunchPad. Explore the image gallery, credits, transcript, and more at ancientartpodcast.org Connect at twitter.com and facebook.com
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