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2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
A priest has been reinstated to a parish in the Lakeview neighborhood after an investigation concluded that an allegation of sexual misconduct against him "was unfounded," according to the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.
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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Navy Pier has had many incarnations. It has been a Naval training center, a school and a big empty, unused space.
7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
8 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
Aja was a true vision as she sashayed down Milwaukee Avenue on a breezy Friday night.
12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
If there were a Chicago food "establishment," its debutantes' ball would be the list of the best restaurants published by Chicago magazine around this time each year, trotting out the latest all-dressed-up progeny from distinguished families such as the Mergeses and the Nahabedians, the One Off Hospitalitys and the Element Collectives.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Discovery Entertainment Series showcase sponsor and the one and only BBQ boss of sauce, himself, Curtis Briggs.
12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
As mayor, Richard M. Daley spent hundreds of millions of dollars on unnecessary pet projects-and now successor Rahm Emanuel seems to have the same bad habit.
14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
When you only have one weekend to explore a new city, it's important to make every moment count -- but at the same time, you don't want to run yourself ragged.
14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Chicago Slam Works combines the art forms of poetry, comedy, storytelling, music and creative non-fiction into one action-packed slam competition - "The LitMash".
16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Yellow corn for delivery in July fell 0.4 percent to 2,208 rand a metric ton by the midday close on the South African Futures Exchange.
17 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
The team behind the book Chicagoisms: The City as Catalyst for Architectural Speculation have brought their ideas to life in "Chicagoisms."
The Ferris wheel at the Columbian Exposition of 1893. The reversal of the Chicago River.
I know it's purely coincidental, but it feels fortuitous that there have been so many revivals of Stephen Sondheim musicals in Chicago in the wake of Alain Resnais's death.
The following information is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
ParkChicago, a new app that gives drivers in Chicago the option to pay for metered street parking with a mobile phone, has launched a pilot program beginning today in a limited area in the west loop.
A 17-year-old boy was denied bond Monday for allegedly fatally shooting a fellow gang member during a dispute over money early Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood, Homicide Watch Chicago is reporting.
A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.