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1 hr ago | Chicago Reader

Street View 211: The lovely lightness of chambray

Katie Obriot is one of my favorite minimalists in town, always looking chic, fresh and modern.


5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Chicago's Pullman site could become national park

It was a different kind of company town. Chicago's Pullman neighborhood, built by industrialist George M. Pullman in the 19th century, was a sort of blue-collar utopia for people who worked at his state-of-the-art factory, where they built luxurious railroad sleeping cars.


7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

10 shot, including 3-year-old, across city

Tammy McNeal looks on as Chicago police investigate the scene where a 3-year-old was shot in the head in the 4300 block of West Monroe.

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8 hrs ago | ElmLeaves

September comedy guide for Chicagoland

We're not fooling around with these comedy acts. Keep the laughs coming all month with these comedy shows in the Chicagoland area.


11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Too Much Corn With Nowhere to Go as U.S. Farmers Plan for Record

The ripening corn and soybean fields stretch for miles in every direction from Dennis Wentworth's farm in Downs, Illinois.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mercadito Counter opens in River North

Grabbing a quick bite doesn't have to be void of big, bold flavors. Beginning Monday, August 25, Mercadito Counter will open its doors in the River North area.


The Southtown Star

Ex-Hickory Hills man charged in fatal '04 crash

A former Hickory Hills man has been arrested in Poland after a decade as a fugitive and returned to face reckless homicide charges for an October 2004 crash on Chicago's Southwest Side that left two people dead, Chicago police said.


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Sending A Message About Drug Use With A Fake Graveyard

Faux tombstones line a lawn in Medinah, Ill. It's a campaign to heighten awareness about an epidemic of heroin and pain pill overdoses - a prelude to International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. In the suburbs of Chicago, a stark reminder of the toll of heroin and prescription-pill addiction is making the rounds as a lawn exhibit.


Chicago Reader

Chicago soul-jazz great John Wright warms things up for the Jazz Fest

The Chicago Jazz Festival gets under way next week, and next week's edition of the Reader will feature a comprehensive preview written by John Corbett, Bill Meyer, and yours truly.


Washington Times

Chicago gets chilling Islamic State terror tweet from Michigan Ave.: 'We are in your streets'

Sunni radicals with the Islamic State terrorist group have posted a number of tweets aimed at the citizens of Chicago , including a picture of an unidentified man on Michigan Avenue holding a paper with a handwritten Arabic message: "We are in your streets."


WLS-AM Chicago

South Loop man accused of biting 2 people at Lollapalooza

A South Loop man was ordered held in lieu of $60,000 bail Thursday for allegedly biting a man's arm and another's chin during Lollapalooza.


The Local Tourist

Castaways Celebrates 15 Years on North Avenue Beach

The city calls it "the boat house" but most of us know North Avenue Beach's iconic building by the name of its upstairs bar, Castaways.


The Local Tourist

Sun, Sand and Shopping at the Westin Michigan Avenue

With its location on the Magnificent Mile the Westin Michigan Avenue is known for its proximity to some of Chicago's best shopping.


Moscow Ballet Holds Two Chicago Area Auditions Today

The legendary Moscow Ballet is holding two open auditions in the Chicago area in their search for talented young dancers ages 6-18 to perform in their annual Chicago production of "The Great Russian Nutcracker."


My FOX Chicago

Racist graffiti appears on Chicago night club building

'Nouveau Tavern' is in River North, which is a mostly white neighborhood. The bar itself attracts mostly a black crowd and on Thursday, the bar was hit by racist graffiti.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Things to do around Wilmette this weekend, Aug. 22-24

Jeff Daniels takes a break from promoting "Dumb and Dumber To" to perform with his band in Evanston this weekend.



NC Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily

Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear who will move from Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro.


Chicago's beautiful beaches are worth a summer vacation visit

When one thinks of great American beach cities, names like Miami, San Diego, L.A. and Myrtle Beach come to mind.


Chicago Reader

Detroit shares recent experimental films with Chicago, asks only for love in return

Good news for those who missed Sabine Gruffat's inventive, unorthodox documentary I Have Always Been a Dreamer when it played at the Chicago Underground Film Festival in 2012.



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