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  1. New Chicago Archbishop Won't Live In $14.3 Million Cardinal's MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Switched

    Chicago's incoming Archbishop Blase Cupich is foregoing the archdiocese's lavish $ 14.3 million Cardinal's Mansion for humbler digs. The Chicago Archdiocese confirmed in a press release Wednesday that Cupich is breaking from the tradition set by his predecessors and has made up his mind to move instead to the rectory at Holy Name Cathedral.


  2. These Gorgeous Chicago Landmarks Are Open To The Public For The First Time In DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Switched

    Open House Chicago returns this weekend to give visitors from around the globe the rare opportunity to step inside some of the city's most treasured landmarks typically closed from public view. The now-annual event run by the Chicago Architecture Foundation provides a city-wide history lesson spanning 18 neighborhoods and 150 structures, CAF officials told The Huffington Post.


  3. Heavily Armed Man Shoots At Chicago TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Switched

    A man used an assault rifle to fire at a Chicago subway train as it pulled into a business district station, Chicago Police Superintendent Gerry McCarthy said Thursday. McCarthy said the man was targeting the "L'' train, not passengers, and had at least 50 bullets with him. 1 comment

  4. Chicago Joins Growing List Of U.S. Cities Vowing To End Veteran HomelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Switched

    When Emanuel takes over as mayor on Monday, May 16, he will infuse Chicago City Hall with hip vibe as he inherits a vibrant city from outgoing Mayor Richard M. Daley. A city known for its deep dish pizza and windy weather wants another claim to fame: a community without a single homeless vet.


  5. 10 Modern Architectural Landmarks Worth Conserving For Future GenerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Switched

    The Getty Foundation has singled out 10 architectural landmarks from the 20th century worth preserving, from Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House in Chicago to Le Corbusier's apartment and studio in Paris to Jorn Utzon's Sydney Opera House. The new campaign, Keeping it Modern , aims to maintain some of recent history's epic feats of building and design by offering sizeable grants to the foundations charged with looking after them.


  6. Congregations Open Doors To Undocumented ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Switched

    After President Barack Obama decided to delay executive action that could prevent some undocumented immigrants from being deported, congregations around the country are opening their doors in hopes they can shield community members from removal. Faith groups on Wednesday announced a coalition to provide sanctuary to undocumented immigrants.


  7. Chicago Pizza Tour Is A Must On Your Next Trip To The Windy CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Switched

    In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of cities across the country, like Boston, Milwaukee and New York, with companies that offer tours of the local pizza scene.


  8. Protests Continue After Chicago Police Shoot 3rd Black Man In 3 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Switched

    Protesters again hit the Chicago streets after local police shot a young black man over the weekend, the third incident of its kind in as many weeks. The rally, which took place in the city's Near West Side neighborhood, was held in direct response to officers shooting Denzel Ford, 20, while in the process of attempting to arrest him Saturday evening for alleged involvement in the selling of narcotics.


  9. Penguin Enters Restaurant Dressed In Tuxedo, Can't Get Any ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Switched

    This penguin knows how to dress fancy when the occasion calls for it -- admittedly, the task is made somewhat easier by having been born wearing a tuxedo -- so when it enters this South African restaurant, the bird just can't understand why the waiters don't immediately seat it. What, is it the beak? "Every so often a curious penguin finds himself wandering into the kitchen ... and they don't always willingly go out again!" YouTuber uploader adriandh95 wrote in the video's description.


  10. 7 Charged In Brutal Machete Attack Caught On Surveillance Video At Train StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Switched

    Seven people, three of them juveniles, are facing charges after allegedly surrounding two brothers at a Chicago train station and attacking one of them with a machete. The incident, which was captured by a CTA surveillance camera, took place about 12:30 a.m. Monday.


  11. Woman Killed By Stone That Fell From Gargoyle On Historic ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Switched

    Citing photos from the scene, the Chicago Tribune reported the piece of "falling masonry" was likely the head of an ornamental gargoyle on the exterior of the Second Presbyterian Church, a landmark in the neighborhood of South Loop. Witnesses told the Tribune that 34-year-old Sara Bean was crossing the street with another pedestrian just after noon when she was struck in the head by the stone, which fell from about 30 feet above.


  12. Why This Chicago High School Has Only 12 Students LeftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Switched

    Once Dyett High School closes, as it is expected to, Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood will be without an open-enrollment high school.


  13. Chicago Business Learns Little Leaguer Is Homeless, Offers To Pinch Hit And Pay Family's RentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Switched

    Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball player Jaheim Benton acknowledges the crowd during the team's United States World Series Championship Rally at Millennium Park on Aug. 27, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois.


  14. Jackie Robinson West Returns To Hero's Welcome In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Switched

    Free of graffiti and absent so much as a kid's initials carved in the grandstand benches, Jackie Robinson Park is outfitted with a digital scoreboard and mechanical pitching machines.


  15. Ancient Species Of Penguin Would Have Been Taller Than HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Switched

    That might not be far-fetched: A recent fossil find in Antarctica sheds light on an ancient species of penguin that measured at least 6 feet tall and weighed around 250 pounds.


  16. All The SDCC Cosplay Costumes You Missed In One Super Music VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Switched

    If by chance you missed this year's San Diego Comic-Con, or you want to see what sweet cosplay costumes are in store for the New York and Chicago editions, you must watch the video put together by Sneaky Zebra .


  17. Chicago Office Shooting Leaves 1 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Switched

    The shooting occurred around 9:50 am on the 17th floor of a technology company's high-rise building on the 200 block of S. LaSalle Street.


  18. The Ultimate Guide To Underrated Destinations In Our Favorite CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Switched

    If you're traveling in the United States, you're likely armed with a mental checklist of the iconic sights you're supposed to see.


  19. This Pit Bull Carried Her Injured Chihuahua 'Soul Mate' To Safety, Now They Need A Loving HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Switched

    About a week ago, Joanie the pit bull was discovered carrying an injured little friend -- Chachi the Chihuahua -- inside her mouth, around a Savannah, Georgia, neighborhood.


  20. The Sign That This Dad Brought To A Gay Pride March Will Make You Believe In Better TomorrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Switched

    This week, a dad in India is inspiring us all to wear our hearts a little more obviously on our sleeves.


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