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5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
The cool September weather moved into record-setting territory this weekend, with Chicago experiencing one of the longest stretches of cool weather for this early in the fall. According to the National Weather Service, Sept.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The International Triathlon Union and USA Triathlon have announced that the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships are returning to Grant Park in Chicago for 2015 . After a successful 2014 event, which saw over 4,000 athletes compete, the 2015 races will be held on September 15 through 20. The ITU World Triathlon Series consists of eight races where the world's top triathletes compete against each other for points, plus the Grand Final race.
9 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
This week, this Music Box hosts a special screening of Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood , the Japanese director's excellent Macbeth adaptation, to coincide with Chicago Opera Theater's own forthcoming staging of the Shakespeare play. Throne of Blood 's recent digital restoration was created in 2K resolution from the original 35mm fine-grain master print, and it's said to be among the better digital prints out there today.
14 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
Twenty cooks. Fifteen pounds of Hormel Black Label bacon. This is the recipe for today's fourth annual Bacon Takedown at Lincoln Hall.
A Chicago Police officer watches as an ambulance carrying an officer hit by a vehicle on the West Side pulls in to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital emergency room entrance. A suspect was also shot by police in the incident.
Ald. Robert Fioretti today launched his campaign for mayor, declaring that all Mayor Rahm Emanuel had delivered to Chicagoans was "tough luck." Before a half-filled gymnasium of about 150 people at East-West University in the South Loop, Fioretti argued he could deliver on what Emanuel had not.
Several faithful Reader staffers, deterred to varying degrees by chilly wind, persistent rain, and unavoidable mud, send fragmentary dispatches from day one of Riot Fest . Molly Raskin: I've been excited for this year's Riot Fest since last year's ended.
Chicago police search for evidence at the scene where an officer discharged his firearm after a vehicle crashed following a police chase in the early morning hours Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 near the intersection of West 31st Street and South Cicero Avenue in Cicero, Ill.
Comedian and actor John Leguizamo returns to the Windy City with a one-night-only performance of his Broadway show "Ghetto Klown" on Saturday at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $39-$79.
"Top Chef" finalist and 8-year Spiaggia executive chef Sarah Grueneberg is in the midst of constructing her first restaurant somewhere in the West Loop . Stay tuned for more on what should be one of the hottest new spots.
Fantex CEO and Co-Founder Buck French discusses the risks associated with investments linked to the income of an athlete in the wake of the NFL's Ray Rice scandal. French speaks on "In The Loop."
Some of the music I write about in this space each Friday pushes well beyond what the average person might consider jazz, and there are times when I wouldn't even try to make the argument myself. But jazz and its influence-via the practice of improvisation-has radiated widely, so that all kinds of sounds could theoretically boast some type of connection.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:34 pm
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