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2 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

In Chicago's war zones, the tragedy extends beyond the kids who die

Like many Chicagoans, Latoya Winters was stunned by the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at a sleepover in July.


3 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

2 teens critically wounded in South Side shooting

Chicago police talk to an emotional person near the scene of a multiple shooting at 39th Street and Lake Park Avenue.


6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop

Jason Austin, after his release from Cook County Jail in 2008. Austin was convicted of federal drug trafficking but at a sentencing hearing today, prosecutors are seeking to tie him to the slayings of a police officer and his companion.


7 hrs ago |

Leo Lionni's Frederick Set for Chicago Children's Theatre, 10/15-11/16

A raucous, playful new production of Leo Lionni's Frederick, a world premiere musical based on beloved children's author Leo Lionni's Caldecott Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse, is the big kick off to Chicago Children's Theatre's 10th birthday season.


8 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Pharmakon releases her primal scream on 'Body Betrays Itself'

A shriek is more unnerving when it seems to come from a distance, because you can't tell which circle of hell spit it out.


11 hrs ago | | topmod12

Why college kids eat differently (and later) than most

Yes, it's true. College kids' eating habits are different from the rest of us. Just ask GrubHub , the Chicago-based online food ordering company, and Spoon University, a New York City-based online food publication for college students.


13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Chicago voters split on luring Obama presidential library

Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll – 47 percent – said they favored the idea of using tax money to attract or build the library, while 45 percent said they opposed it and 8 percent were undecided.


14 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Wed 8/20: Chicago Dancing Festival, Glitter Creeps, and Coco Montoya

Tickets for the Chicago Dancing Festival are long sold out, but lucky for you, the opening night's performances are being simulcast in Millennium Park for free.


18 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Ed Kelly on Rahm Emanuel: 'He's a Suburbanite,' Not a Chicagoan

Ed Kelly was a Committeeman of the 47th ward back in the 70s and has had a front row seat to the politics of Chicago spanning five decades.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Moscow Ballet holds two Chicago auditions for 2014 'Nutcracker'

The legendary Moscow Ballet is auditioning dancers ages 6-18 to perform as part of their annual "Great Russian Nutcracker" production.


Chicago's Soho House Opens And It's Not Just Members Only

I've been covering travel and food for the last 20 years but contrary to what many people seem to think, I haven't been everywhere-but I'm working on it.


WGN-TV Chicago

Flood advisory issued for Chicago area

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for northwestern Lake County in northwest Indiana and southeastern Cook County in northeast Illinois.


Gapers Block

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago premieres Kyle Abraham's 'Counterpoint'

Chicago Dancing Festival returns for its eighth year Wednesday, and for the first time, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago members will perform a festival-commissioned piece-- Counterpoint by Kyle Abraham .

Comment? | topmod12

Chicago Dancing Festival 101

The eighth annual Chicago Dancing Festival kicks off tomorrow night, and this year's edition has some exciting firsts with three CDF-commissioned world premieres - the most the festival has ever commissioned - and their first time simulcasting a performance to the giant screen at Pritzker Pavilion.


Chicago Parent

What Chicago dads encounter when they take their daughters to public bathrooms

This week's blog post is by WDP co-host Matt Rocco, who lives in the Edgewater Glen neighborhood of Chicago with Professor Foster , and their daughter Viva, who is disgusted by your restroom habits.


The Local Tourist

Chicago's Real Life "Rosie the Riveter" with the Blue Angels

The iconic "Rosie the Riveter" image can be found on coffee mugs, greeting cards, buttons, and if you look hard enough, even a dog t-shirt.


Chicago Reader

Hanging out at the used-car lot that was Rod Stewart and Santana on Saturday night

There are two reasons I went to see Rod Stewart at Allstate Arena on Saturday. The first is that between 1967 and 1973 Stewart's output rivaled any major pop artist of the last 50 years, including: two acid-blues albums with the earliest incarnation of the Jeff Beck Group; four albums with the Faces, the famous, shambling folk-blues-rock band he ... (more)


Chicago Tribune

Quilt honoring survivors of rape to be displayed in Chicago

Sharmili Majmudar, executive director of Rape Victim Advocates, one of the groups co-sponsoring the Monument Quilt tour stop honoring survivors of rape.



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