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24 min ago | Patch.com
Tinley Park man Richard Schmidt had never tasted strudel before trying Helmut's at Chicago's Christkindlmarket.
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Executive Director Walter Stearns announces a new season at Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, including Into the Woods, Avenue Q, The Addams Family - The Musical and The Christmas Schooner.
5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
The Chicago Sinfonietta, led by Mei-Ann Chen, continues its 2013-2014 season with its Annual Tribute to D R. Martin Luther King, Jr. A cherished Sinfonietta tradition since its founding in 1987 by Dr. Paul Freeman , the 2014 MLK tribute concert celebrates the life, legacy and vision of Dr. King through a diverse program that includes a ... (more)
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
Temperatures dipped to 3 below zero overnight at O'Hare, with wind chills of 15 below.
Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that the 1980s-era 162-unit high-rise at 2555 N Clark St St in Lincoln Park has been sold for $53 million.
The building's classic architecture is easily recognizable. A brick column, framed by corner quoins, rises above the two-story limestone base to a band of decorative limestone that marks the building's tenth story.
The full Chicago City Council approved the Wrigley Field renovation tweaks, Wednesday afternoon which were proposed by Council committees earlier, reports Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun-Times .
A new crop of local talent joins Goodman Theatre 's artistic team for the 2013/2014 Season.
Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that individual tickets for the Tony Award winning smash-hit CHICAGO go on-sale to the public starting this Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. The show returns to its title city for a limited one-week engagement at Bank of America Theatre from Feb. 25 - March 2, 2014.
Police say a suburban ambulance driver was three times over the legal limit for alcohol when he ran a red light, his emergency lights and sirens on, and crashed into a pickup truck in the Sheridan Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Kevin Warwick recommends checking out local postpunk band Pink Avalanche, writing in Soundboard that the band's debut album, Wraiths , "is clearly the work of musicians who've played the Empty Bottle stage more times than you've slept in your bed-they can pretty much do whatever they want, and odds are they'll nail it."
It was originally named Fewkes Tower after John M. Fewkes , the founding president of the Chicago Teachers Union.
Deciding which buildings have the best access to public transit will depend on where your daily commute generally takes you and whether you get there by bus or train.
Buzz22 Chicago has announced the casting for the World Premiere production of Laura Jacqmin's "GHOST BIKE," directed by Co-Artistic Director Sara Sawicki , February 27 - March 30, 2014 at Red Tape Theatre, 621 W Belmont Ave. Combining elements of Greek, African, and Chinese mythology, "GHOST BIKE" depicts two best friends navigating the ultimate ... (more)